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A new scientific study takes on one of the most hotly debated issues associated with the natural gas boom.StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Marie Cusick reports it shows groundwater contamination from shale gas extraction in Pennsylvania was caused...
Police trooper killed in ambush to be laid to rest UNDATED (AP) - Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state trooper as a manhunt continues 40...
The federal environmental protection agency has rejected a plan by Governor Cuomo to raid the state’s  clean water fund to help pay for the New York Thruway’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement. The Cuomo Administration had justified the...
The issue of hydro fracking played a role in the recent Democratic primary for governor in New York, and those who oppose the gas drilling process hope it will influence the general election, too. Governor Cuomo, once on a fast track to begin the...
A state House committee in Pennsylvania is looking into how newly-proposed federal rules to cut carbon emissions and combat climate change will affect Pennsylvania’s energy industries. For the full story, check out StateImpact Pennsylvania.
After a primary season that included no debates between Governor Andrew Cuomo and his challenger, Zephyr Teachout, the remaining candidates are pressing for debates before the general election. Republican challenger Rob Astorino has called for eight...