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Gas concerns for Butler Twp. water

Most residents of Butler Township draw water from wells, and a township supervisor doesn’t want prospective gas drilling to affect their supplies. Dr. Frank Polidora suggested sampling wells to learn about the water quality now so residents would know if future activities such as drilling cause changes. He also wants to learn about the aquifers that supply the township and ...

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Pennsylvania legislators debate energy measures


Laura Legere | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette HARRISBURG — With only weeks left in the current legislative session, the majority and minority chairs of the state Senate and House environmental resources and energy committees were more certain Wednesday about which bills they hope will pass the General Assembly this year than the ones they actually expect to pass. “Everybody thinks their bills ...

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