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The Race for the Cure. Photograph by Brian Cohen
The Marcellus Shale industry in western PA is growing, not slowing, despite the dip in natural gas prices. Is it a boon for the region or a bust for the environment or can it be done right to protect our natural resources? As the industry and community attempt to figure it out, others are looking at us as a model, from job creation to water usage.
Marcellus Shale Features
How do you feel about Shale drilling now?
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Nearly three years ago in its early stage, we asked various people what they thought about the environmental impact of Shale drilling. Now that drillling is well underway, so to speak, we revisit the question to see how views have changed, if at all. Do they feel better? Worse? And what do they think the future holds?
The Marcellus Shale Documentary Project: the photographer's perspective
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Marcellus Shale Documentary Project began two years ago with a desire to document the social and environmental effects of Shale drilling in this region. The results--a travelling photo exhibit currently at Pittsburgh Filmmakers, a book and a digital archive--have gained international attention. In a story that could only have happened in Pittsburgh, our photographer gives us the inside scoop on this bold and eye-opening project.
Engage! Pop City: Join the online conversation or start one of your own
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
If you had anything to say about our city, what would it be? Check out Pop City's new civic engagement platform where you join the ongoing conversations about making Pittsburgh a more welcoming community, or the one on diversity or you can start a conversation of your own. Click here to see
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Managing Marcellus: WQED broadcast of the event and more
Pop City staff
Wednesday, November 09, 2011
View the WQED broadcast "Managing Marcellus" based on the Pop City event by the same name on July 27th at their studios. The show includes highlights of a groundbreaking performance by the Deliberative Democracy group at Carnegie Mellon and the discussion, with panel, that took place after the performance. View the
Direct Energy's Faces of Energy: Josh Hickman
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
We're checking in with the founder of the Young Professionals in Energy local chapter to find out why they're already one of the biggest in the country, what's shaking on the jobs front and why he thinks Pittsburgh is the energy capital of America.
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Natural gas boom fuels U.S. office market
Source: The Morning Call
Welcome to Saudi Arabia? As in Pittsburgh?
Source: New York Times magazine
Photographing Fracking: Marcellus Shale Documentary Project
Source: New York Times LENS blog
Pittsburgh rebound sparked by Spurned Gas Frackers
Pop City's Managing the Marcellus forum inspires this piece on protecting our songbirds
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Landscape of the Marcellus Shale
Kids and the Pipeline: A Marcellus Shale Tale
What companies will really make out on Shale drilling? The answer may surprise.
Source: Washington Post
Website to provide info on Marcellus shale drilling
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Pittsburgh shale coalition mixes hope with skepticism for better drilling practices
Duquesne University researchers studying the proprietary chemicals in fracking fluid
Looking good Pittsburgh. PittsburghTODAY report highlights the state of the region
Thar Industries, on the forefront of greener technologies
Consol embarks on a frack water treatment project with Epiphany Solar Water Systems
Drilling and Drinking Water: Projects monitor the health of local streams and private well water
Join Sandra Steingraber for "The Whole Fracking Enchilada" this Earth Day
HIRING+Investment Roundup: Blue Belt, BodyMedia, Aquion and ClearCount
Shale Watch: Jan Jarrett resigns and other news from the fracking front
HIRING news: Babst Calland adds 16 attorneys, Industry Weapon needs three and more
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