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Nearly 4,000 tons of gas drilling waste to be used for ...

Pennsylvania environmental regulators have green-lighted a proposal to use 3,950 tons of natural gas drilling waste for an experimental road construction project at a Lycoming County hunting club. This approval marks the first time the waste– ...

Scientists calculate methane loads bubbling up from ...

For the past 15 years, Katey Walter Anthony has been chasing the bubbles of methane that rise up from Arctic lakes. The methane, which is concentrated enough to be set ablaze, is released from lakebeds as carbon-loaded permafrost thaws and, as a ...

Study: Most of Methane Hot Spot Comes From Natural Gas ...

A puzzling concentration of the greenhouse gas methane over the Southwestern United States appears to come mostly from leaks in natural gas production, scientists said Monday. Researchers identified more than 250 sources of a methane hot spot ...

Game-Changing NETL Technologies Named Finalists for ...

Four technologies developed by researchers at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) have been named finalists for this year’s R&D 100 Awards. The selected technologies reflect the laboratory’s focus on science and technology innovations ...

Shale drillers produce more gas with less wells in 2015

Natural gas production in Pennsylvania is up despite a drop in the number of new wells. The Department of Environmental Protection released its 2015 annual oil and gas report on Monday, detailing such things as the number of wells drilled, ...

Flammable tapwater often not because of industry gas ...

Methane natural gas has dissolved into groundwater at 64 percent of the sites state regulators tested since 1988 in northeastern Colorado, University of Colorado researchers have found. But more than 95 percent of this gas came from naturally ...

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Pennsylvania Spatial Data: Total Petroleum Systems

From the site: "The Total Petroleum System is used in the National Assessment Project and incorporates the Assessment Unit, which is the fundamental geologic unit used for the assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources. The ...

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Pennsylvania Spatial Data: Spring Creek Watershed STATSGO soil coverage

From the site: "STATSGO, state-wide soil coverage for areas within the Spring Creek Watershed."

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Pennsylvania Spatial Data: Spring Creek Watershed soils

From the site: "Soil types located in the Spring Creek Watershed. Taken from the Centre County soils classification."

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Pennsylvania Spatial Data: Soil Survey Geographic (SSURGO) database for York County

From the site: "This data set is a digital soil survey and generally is the most detailed level of soil geographic data developed by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. The information was prepared by digitizing maps, by ...

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