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Natural gas production out performs coal seams

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During 2014, and for the first time ever, the amount of gas Consol Energy produced from the Marcellus and Utica shales surpassed the amount it extracted from coal seams, which have been the company’s main source of gas for a long time. According to Consol, the Marcellus and Utica shales production accounted for 54 percent of the 235.7 equivalent cubic ...

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Environmental groups take on the EPA

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PennFuture and eight other environmental groups and advocacy groups are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  The groups are trying to force the EPA to extend certain pollution reporting requirements regarding the natural gas industry. On Wednesday the lawsuit was officially filed and is intended to force the EPA to impose Toxics Release Inventory reporting requirements on natural gas production, ...

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