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Energy Updates

Consumers Energy spending $440M on natural gas modernization

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) – Consumers Energy plans to spend nearly $440 million this year to help modernize its natural gas system. The unit of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. More...

Environmentalists triumph as Senate upholds drilling rule

WASHI NGTON (AP) – Environmentalists notched a rare win in the Republican-led Senate on Wednesday as a GOP effort to reverse an Obama-era rule restricting harmful methane emissions unexpectedly failed. More...

Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

HARRISBURG, PA (AP) – The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident, said Monday that it will shut down the plant in 2019 without a financial rescue from Pennsylvania. More...

Community (County Spotlight)

Natural gas, manufacturing insulate Greene County during downturn in coal industry

Spotlight on Greene County

The energy industry can seemingly change direction at the blink of an eye, leaving local economies that rely on a resource for stability to adapt quicker than it may be able to.  More...

People

CJL Engineering announces new hires

Johnstown , PA – The Johnstown Office of CJL Engineering has recently added three full- time staff members and three summer interns. More...

CCBC appoints Kolton Codner to new role

Monaca , PA – Kolton R. Codner has been appointed to the newly created position of executive director of advancement and sponsored programs. More...

Reconstructive/cosmetic surgeon accepts patients at UPMC Altoona

ALTOONA, Pa – New reconstructive and cosmetic surgeon Jill Murphy, M.D., Ph.D., is accepting patients at UPMC Altoona Blair Medical Associates.  Murphy is board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and recently relocated to B More...

News

Many Allegheny County cities, municipalities unprepared for shale gas drilling rebound

Pittsburgh, Pa. (AP) – A map of shale gas wells in Western Pennsylvania shows thousands of sites all around Allegheny County and only a relative few within its borders.  More...

Shale gas industry continues to adapt to Pennsylvania state regulations

At the height of the gas boom, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) issued over 5,000 violations to Marcellus gas operators during a two-year period. More...

May DEP well permits report

There were 94 drilling permits issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in the Marcellus Business Central coverage area in May. More...

Business Briefs

Alpha selling coal, gas operations in West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. More...

OPEC likely to extend production cuts into next year

VIENNA (AP) – OPEC countries and other producers including oil giant Russia are backing prolonging last year’s production cut to shore up crude prices, strongly indicating that an extension is a done deal even before they meet formally on More...

FirstEnergy CEO Jones addresses shareholders

AKRON, Ohio – During his address following an annual shareholders meeting,President and CEO Charles E. Jones said FirstEnergy Corp. is making significant progress toward its goal of transitioning into a more fully regulated company.  More...

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