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Proposed natural gas power plant in Washington County asks state to withdraw permits
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Proposed natural gas power plant in Washington County asks state to withdraw permits

An environmental group had challenged the company’s air quality permit.
Pennsylvania: Clean Air Council appeals air quality permit for Beech Hollow gas-fired power plant
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Pennsylvania: Clean Air Council appeals air quality permit for Beech Hollow gas-fired power plant

The Clean Air Council appealed an effort by Pennsylvania to resurrect a defunct air pollution control permit that would allow construction of a large gas-fired power plant proposed for Robinson Township.

Pennsylvania AG: Two gas pipeline companies charged with polluting Washington County waterway
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Pennsylvania AG: Two gas pipeline companies charged with polluting Washington County waterway

Two more shale gas development companies have been charged with environmental crimes in Washington County following a two-year state grand jury investigation, State Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Wednesday.

Range Resources pleads no contest to criminal charges after investigation of Washington County wells

Range Resources pleads no contest to criminal charges after investigation of Washington County wells

Grand jury presentments lead to criminal charges against one of the state's biggest shale gas drillers for violations in Washington County.

Range Resources fined for air pollution
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Range Resources fined for air pollution

Penalties total almost $200,000 for under reporting volatile organic compound emissions from Washington County gas well pads in 2013-2015.
Next-door noise

Next-door noise

Washington County residents say their neighbor is noisy, disruptive and a polluter. Their neighbor is a compressor station, and it's a quarter-mile away.

PA: Childhood cancer concerns prompt meeting with Gov. Wolf
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PA: Childhood cancer concerns prompt meeting with Gov. Wolf

Environmental groups and Canon-McMillan families dealing with childhood cancers confront Gov. Wolf who said to stay tuned for action.
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