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NY Farmers Lament Lost Opportunity for Gas Riches

posted on December 24, 2014 at 3:49 PM

While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams. Full Story

Shale Gas Line to the Northeast Gets Federal Nod

posted on December 5, 2014 at 3:09 PM

Federal energy regulators have approved a $700 million pipeline project designed to bring cheap Marcellus Shale natural gas from Pennsylvania into high-priced markets in New England and New York. Full Story

Fracking Study Finds No Water Pollution

posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:19 PM

The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in western Pennsylvania. Full Story

Farm Groups Appeal Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Ruling

posted on October 11, 2013 at 12:58 PM

The case, according to Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman, is not about protecting the Chesapeake Bay, but rather about whether "EPA can dictate where farming will be allowed, where homes can be built and where businesses can be established." Full Story

Central Pa. Farmer's Corn Crop Yields 4-Headed Ear

posted on August 16, 2013 at 2:42 PM

Farmer says he's never seen anything like it. Full Story

Pennsylvania Livestock Reporting Is Privatized After Cuts

posted on November 9, 2012 at 3:40 PM

The state saved $350,000 but the budget cut didn't erase the need of farmers and ranchers for data. Full Story

Fires burn wild across Texas as NE U.S. floods

posted on September 9, 2011 at 3:29 PM

Fires burn wild across Texas as NE U.S. floods
Wildfires raged through tinder dry Texas this week, blackening more than 30,000 acres in the process. The biggest area of destruction was an area east of Austin in Bastrop County, where roughly 45 square miles have burned. The fires, fed by stiff... Full Story

Preserving Pennsylvania's Barns

posted on July 24, 2009 at 8:07 PM

Preserving Pennsylvania's Barns
The Historic Barn and Farm Foundation of Pennsylvania works to preserve its icon barns. Full Story

Market to Market (July 24th, 2009)

posted on July 24, 2009 at 2:07 PM

Market to Market (July 24th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analysts Walt Hackney and Virgil Robinson. Full Story

Biden Announces Rural Broadband Funding in PA

posted on July 3, 2009 at 8:07 PM

WATTSBURG, Pa (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden outlined a $4.7 billion loan and grant program Wednesday to develop the infrastructure needed to deliver broadband, or high-speed, Internet access to areas that are underserved or without access. Full Story

Market to Market (April 17, 2009)

posted on April 17, 2009 at 10:04 PM

Market to Market (April 17, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Don Roose. In Washington, a Congressional study on Ethanol's role in rising food prices is cheered and jeered. In the West, government subsidies for both water and crops come under fire. In the Keystone State, Market to Market... Full Story

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