Category Archives: Legislation

Albany votes to ban fracking

City of Albany has banned fracking. Over a hundred testified at the Common Council Meeting in favor of the gas drilling ban Monday night. But some local businesses fear fracking will hurt the local economy. Albany is now the second major city … Continue reading

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Many officials hold leases with shale drillers

Pittsburgh Post Gazette Monday October 17, 2011 Many officials hold leases with shale drillers By Janice Crompton, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette During a contentious meeting in South Fayette last week, the township’s zoning hearing board delayed a decision about a challenge mounted … Continue reading

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