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DEP: Oil and gas operations damaged water supplies 209 times since end of ’07

powersource.post-gazette.com — Oil and gas operations have damaged Pennsylvania water supplies 209 times since the end of 2007, according to official determinations compiled by the Department of Environmental Protection that the agency is preparing to release for the first time.
Jul 22, 2014

DEP: Oil and gas operations damaged water supplies 209 times since end of ’07 powersource.post-gazette.com/powersource/po… via @pittsburghpg

Jul 22, 2014

For 1st time today, Pa. DEP released its accounting of water supplies damaged by oil & gas operations. 209 since 2007 bit.ly/1ub6Vb6

Jul 22, 2014

RT @LauraLegere: DEP tally obtained by @PittsburghPG: Oil and gas operations damaged water supplies 209 times since end of 2007 bit.ly/1ub6Vb6

Jul 22, 2014

DEP: Oil and gas operations damaged water supplies 209 times since end of ’07 tinyurl.com/kwfwla8

New parking lot policies in place for Saturday concert at PNC Park

Auditor General criticizes DEP oversight of shale gas industry

post-gazette.com — HARRISBURG - The Auditor General issued a withering review today of the Department of Environmental Protection's oversight of the shale gas industry and the regulatory agency's practices for responding to citizens' complaints that drilling has affected their drinking water.
Jul 22, 2014

RT @businessPG: Auditor General criticizes DEP oversight of shale gas industry bit.ly/1pAsprc

Jul 22, 2014

Auditor general: DEP unprepared for #shale industry growth. ow.ly/zrTJz (@pittsburghpg)

Rail to Oakland would be problematic

blogs.post-gazette.com — Is Oakland ready for the continuous rumble of rail cars? Such a project's cost and logistics do not make it seem feasible.
Jul 22, 2014

My boy @pgtraffic lays the smackdown on haters still insisting building a light rail line to Oakland is a good idea. blogs.post-gazette.com/news/the-round…

WVU to open 2018 football season against Tennessee in Charlotte, N.C.

post-gazette.com — West Virginia will hit the road to face Tennessee on Sept. 1, 2018, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., the Charlotte Sports Foundation announced today. The game will be the teams' first meeting and West Virginia's fifth neutral-site game in seven seasons.

Advocates continue push to rename Pennsylvania’‍s Department of Public Welfare

post-gazette.com — HARRISBURG - A plan to change the name of Pennsylvania'‍s Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Services continues to advance in Harrisburg, albeit slowly. Advocates have been pushing the state to change the name for some time, citing the fact that very little of what the agency does is "welfare" in the way the public thinks of the word - direct cash assistance to the poor.
Jul 22, 2014

Should Pennsylvania's Dept of Public Welfare be the Dept of Human Services? Advocates say yes post-gazette.com/news/politics-…

Jul 22, 2014

Advocates continue push to rename Pennsylvania’‍s Department of Public Welfare bit.ly/1jTq9gS @PittsburghPG

Boost in state budget will keep disabled at home

post-gazette.com — HARRISBURG - The state will be able to eliminate a waiting list of nearly 300 people with physical disabilities who need care, allowing them to remain in their homes rather than nursing homes, because of an additional $7.2 million that'‍s being steered to the program in this year'‍s recently enacted budget.
Jul 22, 2014

Boost in funding to eliminate wait list for disability services; not clear if will halt federal lawsuit bit.ly/1ryoiRb @PittsburghPG

Tuned In: 'Simpsons' branches out in 26th season

post-gazette.com — BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - It's shaping up to be a busy fall in Springfield. Not only will "The Simpsons" feature the death of a regular character in its Sept. 28 season premiere, but also Homer and family will cross over to "Family Guy," appearing in that show's one-hour series premiere (also on Sept.
Jul 22, 2014

Tuned In: 'Simpsons' branches out in 26th season & #Fargo renewed via @pittsburghpg post-gazette.com/ae/tv-radio/20…