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State Senate wants moratorium on fracking in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts Senate is backing a 10-year moratorium on fracking in the state. The bill was approved unanimously on Thursday. It would also bar the disposal in Massachusetts of wastewater from fracking. More...

Energy Transfer Equity L.P. attempts to terminate merger with Williams Companies Inc.

TULSA, Ok (Business Wire ) – According to a release from Williams, the Williams Companies, Inc. confirmed that Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. More...

EIA report positive for Utica Shale

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s most recent drilling productivity report, the Utica shale has by far had the greatest growth in production among the gas-producing regions of the U.S. More...

Business Briefs

Duke Energy CEO: buyout foresees greater natural gas demand

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Duke Energy Corp.’s purchase of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. More...

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Administration announces new loan program dedicated to diversity

Bedford , PA – Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin announced the creation of a new loan program to be administered through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA), dedicated to improving dive More...

Microgrids may help mitigate climate change

Progress takes time, even in the face of climate change. Beyond the major undertakings of retraining workers and changing mindsets is the problem of replacing infrastructure to adapt to alternative energy. More...

News

Penn State researchers are on the frontlines of solar energy innovations

State College, PA – Solar energy researchers at Penn State are developing a new device called the “All-Seeing Eye” that they hope will help solve some of the unanswered questions surrounding the dynamic nature of sunlight. More...

Achieving energy independence with solar power

While most industrial sectors suffered losses during the Great Recession, the “clean and green” industry experienced a growth spurt, thanks to $92 billion in stimulus funds allocated for clean energy technologies in the American Recovery More...

SEDA-COG’s Energy Resource Center helps central Pennsylvania communities reduce energy costs

In 2009, with the Great Recession in full swing, the township supervisors of Loyalsock Township, a small community of about 11,000 residents in Lycoming County, were looking for ways to cut costs, beginning with reducing the municipality’s ener More...

Community

Washington County’s diverse businesses have kept the county growing through the downturn

Spotlight on Washington County

In order to find out how Washington County has continued to grow despite downturns in both natural gas and coal, Marcellus Business Central spoke with Don Hodor, who has been the executive director of the Southpointe Chamber of Commerce since he help More...

People

Cambria County native leads new physical therapy center in Cresson

ALTOONA, PA – UPMC Centers for Rehab Services (CRS) welcomes Kimberly Todaro, PT, DPT, OCS, of Salix, as facility director and physical therapist of CRS Cresson, the first CRS location in Cambria County, which opened July 5. More...

Poole Anderson hires superintendent

Harrisburg, PA – Poole Anderson Construction is pleased to announce that Wayne Lapradd has joined the operations department as a superintendent. More...

Barnes Saly & Company, P.C. Welcomes New Staff Member, Courtney E. Richey

Johnstown , PA – Courtney E. Richey has joined Barnes Saly & Company, P.C, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants as a full- time staff accountant. More...

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