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Drought Conditions Re-emerge; SRBC Again Suspends Permits

Blame it on the rain, or a lack thereof. Just days after the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) had restored all of the 17 water withdrawal permits it had temporarily suspended in mid-April, back-and-forth drought conditions in northeast Pennsylvania have forced the agency to re-suspend two permits.

May 3, 2012

SRBC Restores Water Withdrawal Permits After Heavy Rain

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) said Tuesday it has restored all but one of the 17 water withdrawal permits it had temporarily suspended last week following drought conditions in the basin.

April 25, 2012

SRBC Releases Baseline Water Quality Conditions Report

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) on Thursday released a report detailing existing or baseline water quality conditions in most of its small watersheds within the basin, which overlies the Marcellus Shale.

April 16, 2012

SRBC Approves Water Withdrawal Permits, Some for Second Time

Despite a handful of protesters, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) on Thursday voted to approve 42 water withdrawal permit applications, including most that it had approved at a disrupted meeting in December.

March 19, 2012

SRBC Public Hearing Proceeds Without a Hitch

Civility reigned as the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) held a public hearing in Harrisburg, PA, on Thursday to accept comments on 26 pending water withdrawal permits, most of which were submitted by operators in the Marcellus Shale.

February 22, 2012

SRBC Schedules Public Hearing, Will Reconsider Water Permits

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) said Monday it would hold a public hearing in February as it reconsiders about 20 water withdrawal permits it approved for Marcellus Shale gas drillers during a raucous meeting in December.

January 26, 2012

Gas Shales Drive Reserves to Highest Mark Since 1971

U.S. natural gas proved reserves, estimated as wet gas (including natural gas plant liquids) increased by 11% in 2009 to 284 Tcf — the highest level since 1971 — according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Shale gas plays led the charge, the agency said.

December 6, 2010

Shales Lead Reserves Growth Charge

U.S. natural gas proved reserves, estimated as wet gas (including natural gas plant liquids) increased by 11% in 2009 to 284 Tcf — the highest level since 1971 — according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Shale gas plays led the charge, the agency said.

December 1, 2010

EIA: U.S. Proved Gas Reserves Hit Highest Mark Since 1971

U.S. natural gas proved reserves, estimated as wet gas (including natural gas plant liquids) increased by 11% in 2009 to 284 Tcf — the highest level since 1971 — according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Shale gas plays led the charge, the agency said.

December 1, 2010

Winter Temperatures Will Be Close to 30-Year Average, MDA Says

The coming winter will be 4% colder than last year and the coldest the United States has experienced in four years, but it will still be 1% warmer than the 30-year (1971-2000) normal, according to MDA EarthSat Energy Weather.

November 5, 2007
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