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Tenaska pursues revised air permit for South Huntingdon gas-fired plant

HUNTINGDON, PA (AP) - American power plants are burning more natural gas than ever to generate electricity, overtaking coal as the dominant energy source during several months last year and hitting record levels this month. More...

Regulators nix Constitution Pipeline’s tree-cutting request

ALBANY, NY (AP) — Federal regulators have rejected the Constitution Pipeline Company’s request to cut trees in New York along the proposed route of its 124-mile natural gas pipeline before a critical state permit is issued. More...

Florida House passes bill to study, regulate fracking

TALLAHASSEE, FL (AP) — The state House approved a bill Wednesday that would create regulations for fracking despite strong opposition from Democrats who said the oil and gas drilling practice could contaminate groundwater, damage the environmen More...

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UGI Utilities, Inc. supports regional growth

SHAMOKIN DAM, PA - UGI Utilities, Inc, provider of natural gas and electric services throughout northeastern U.S. is giving back to the community by investing in regional growth with a sponsorship of $1,000 to Focus Central Pennsylvania. More...

The Greene Turtle signs six-unit development agreement for central PA

STATE COLLEGE, PA – The Greene Turtle announced that it has completed a multi-unit development agreement that will bring six of the sports bar and grille locations to Central Pennsylvania. More...

People

Boyer & Ritter LLC announces two promotions

CAMP HILL, PA – Boyer & Ritter LLC recently promoted Samuel J. Gianelli and Tyler F. Buehler. More...

Alexander Building Construction Co. hires new project engineer

HARRISBURG, PA - Alexander Building Construction Co., a Butz Family Company, is pleased to announce the hiring of Ryan Althoff as a project engineer. More...

South Hills School of Business & Technology appoints new president

STATE COLLEGE, PA - The South Hills School of Business & Technology has announced the appointment of S. Paul Mazza III as the new school president. The son of the founders of South Hills, S. Paul and Maralyn J. More...

West Virginia poised to become the chemical giant of the Northeast

Although West Virginia has a population of only 1.8 million, the state contributes a significant portion of the energy consumed in the Eastern U.S. The state is No. 2 in coal production behind Wyoming; No. More...

News

Midstream operators gather to explore activity across the Appalachian Region

PITTSBURGH, PA - This year over 1,300 industry professionals packed conference sessions and the exhibit floor at the 2016 Marcellus-Utica Midstream conference and exhibition. More...

Marcellus equipment and rental companies diversify to maintain growth during downturn

When the shale boom began in the Appalachian Basin in the late 2000s, the U.S economy was deep in the doldrums of the Great Recession. More...

Energy agency says gasoline will average under $2 in 2016

WASHINGTON, DC (AP) - For the first time since 2004, U.S. drivers are expected to pay an average of less than $2 a gallon for gasoline, the government said Tuesday. They can thank the huge glut of oil around the globe. More...

Community

SPOTLIGHT ON: LYCOMING COUNTY

Lycoming County was formed from part of Northumberland County in 1795. As of the 2010 census, the County has a population of 116,111. More...

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Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce More...

Balancing legacy and industry in Lycoming County

Since its formation over two hundred years ago, Lycoming County has grown in direct relation with its natural resources. The results of the lumber industry are still visible in towns like Williamsport and Muncy. More...

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