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Contaminated Water Linked To Faulty Shale Gas Wells, Not To Fracking Itself

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is a process used to release natural gas hidden deep underground. The process has been blamed for everything from earthquakes to sinkholes, but a new...

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2014-09-17 20:23:06

YORK, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uBreakiFix continues to expand its position as the electronics repair industry leader by opening its 88th location in York, Pennsylvania this week. While it is the 88th North American store to open, it is not the first in the state of Pennsylvania, and part of an ongoing plan for a minimum of 100 uBreakiFix locations to be in operation by year's end. uBreakiFix is the leading expert in electronics repair, backing its quality with a nationwide...

2014-09-17 20:21:38

Sponsored by The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania PITTSBURGH, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania is taking applications for its ninth annual $5,000 Bob Fryer Memorial Scholarship awarded to aspiring journalists. The award is designed to encourage outstanding undergraduate journalism students in print and broadcasting. The scholarship will be awarded in May 2015 in Pittsburgh at the annual Golden Quills Awards Dinner sponsored by The...

2014-09-17 16:29:53

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eMoney Advisor ("eMoney"), a leading provider of advanced wealth planning solutions for financial advisors, has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2014. The awards program, created in 2000, was designed to recognize businesses that benefit Pennsylvania's economy and its workforce. "This is an honor and testament to the smart and dedicated team we have supporting our clients and representing eMoney's brand," said...

2014-09-17 16:29:31

Scalable performance for data storage and wireless applications BLUE BELL, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MEN Micro Inc., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, has expanded its line of maintenance-free, rugged box computers with two scalable versions. Powered by the 3(rd) generation Intel Core i7 processor family, the new computers provide high performance for specific data handling...

2014-09-17 16:21:57

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board's (TAB) meeting on Thursday, Sept. 25 to discuss proposed changes to the Chapter 78 Oil and Gas regulations will be available online via webinar. The morning session will run from 10 a.m. to noon and include discussion on the bifurcation of the regulations for the conventional and unconventional industries. The...

2014-09-17 12:22:09

Crews Proactively Removing Dead and Dying Ash Trees to Help Prevent Outages GREENSBURG, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prevent service interruptions and enhance system reliability, West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is continuing a special program to remove ash trees damaged by the emerald ash borer near power lines. To date, more than 3,000 ash trees have been removed, with an additional 1,500 ash trees expected to be removed by year end. For 2014,...

2014-09-17 08:36:39

Newer Eateries Rule the List; Winning Restaurants Span 29 States with California, Oregon, and Pennsylvania Restaurants Making the Strongest Showing and the Cities of Portland and Philadelphia Boasting the Most Honorees SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of our country's progressive food and dining culture, OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is pleased to honor the 2014...

2014-09-17 08:23:26

Colorado Springs Utilities; Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania; DTE Energy; Madison Gas & Electric; NW Natural; Oklahoma Natural Gas; TECO Peoples Gas; and UGI Each Rank Highest in Residential Natural Gas Utility Customer Satisfaction in Their Respective Region WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Even though the U.S. faced another harsh winter and an increase in the average monthly gas bill this past season, customer satisfaction with residential gas utilities improves for a...

2014-09-16 23:16:19

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Children's Environmental Health Network (CEHN) will present its 2014 Community Award to Pennsylvania officials Dr. Barbara Minzenberg and Ms. Maureen Murphy, who will be honored at the group’s Ninth Annual Award Reception in Washington, DC on October 6, 2014. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Minzenberg is Co-Chair of the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Public Welfare and Deputy Secretary of the state’s Office of Child Development and Early Learning....

2014-09-16 23:11:49

SIMULATIONiQ™ CaseMaster™, is a cloud-based subscription system that enables learners to practice on virtual patients from anywhere, at any time, and on any device to master clinical skills. Exton, PA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 In partnership with Drexel University College of Medicine, Education Management Solutions (EMS), the leader in clinical simulation management solutions, today launched SIMULATIONiQ™ CaseMaster™, a cloud-based subscription system that enables learners to...


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Allegheny National Forest
2013-10-30 09:24:27

The Allegheny National Forest is a National Forest that can be found in northwestern Pennsylvania. The forest covers 513,175 acres of land. In the forest is the Kinzua Dam, which impounds the Allegheny River to create Allegheny Reservoir. The administrative headquarters for the Allegheny National Forest can be found in Warren. It has two ranger stations, one in Bradford, McKean County and one in Marienville, Forest County. The forest lies in the heart of Pennsylvania’s oil and gas...

2012-06-14 08:07:31

Symbol: USPE Group: Lichen Family: Parmeliaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Parmeliaceae Genus   Usnea Dill. ex Adans. – beard lichen Species   Usnea pensylvanica Mot. – Pennsylvania beard lichen

2012-06-14 09:31:34

Symbol: SPPE6 Group: Moss Family: Splachnaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   TEPE3 Tetraplodon pennsylvanicum (Brid.) Sayre Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Funariales Family   Splachnaceae Genus   Splachnum Hedw....

2012-06-14 10:58:32

Symbol: RUPE3 Group: Dicot Family: Rosaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   RUAB2 Rubus abactus L.H. Bailey Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, DC, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, VT, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

rape2_001_pvd
2012-06-14 11:36:19

Symbol: RAPE2 Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, AZ, CT, DC, DE, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'