Drillers initially sent millions of gallons to public water treatment plants, until regulators said the plants were not equipped to properly clean the salt- and metal-laden water that comes from shale gas wells. The traditional method of injecting it back into deep wells is less feasible in Pennsylvania, which has few such wells, and Ohio is accepting less wastewater because of potential links between injection and earthquakes.
Erie Times News, Sat, Jan 31 2015 @ 09:39 PM
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CBS Local, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 10:47 AM
A district attorney has rejected a proposed lie detector deal for a man charged with molesting two young girls at a western Pennsylvania daycare center operated by his wife. An assistant Butler County prosecutor had offered to let 65-year-old Roger Young take a polygraph test instead of a preliminary hearing.
Philly.com, Fri, Jan 30 2015 @ 10:02 AM
Five local artists joined in to produce a tribute piece they call "Oh Mercy" for the ninth annual Friends of Mercyhurst University Art Show. The 6-by-4-foot multimedia piece incorporates two dozen 8-by-10-inch canvas artworks depicting the main entrance gates to the campus.
Erie Times News, Thu, Jan 29 2015 @ 08:48 AM
Admission will be free to the Harmony Museum's Civil War in Pennsylvania exhibit on Sunday , the exhibit's final day. The traveling exhibit from the Sen. John Heinz History Center has been augmented with artifacts, photos and documents from the Harmony Museum collections.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 05:21 PM
A Butler County family has fallen on hard times after flames ripped through their home for the second time in recent weeks. The fire was first reported just after 4 a.m. at the home on Stone Church Road in Lancaster Township.
WPXI, Wed, Jan 28 2015 @ 03:26 PM
Intermittent, daytime lane closures are scheduled for I-79 North and South between Exit 96 and Exit 91 in Lancaster Township, Butler County. The pipe going across I-79 North and South at mile marker 90.5 will be repaired.
YourErie, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 03:13 PM
A judge gave a man who suffered brain damage in a car accident probation for crimes he committed prior to the crash. A Pennsylvania thief has avoided being jailed after his lawyer claimed he'd suffered brain damage in a horrific car crash and could not remember the crime.
New York Daily News, Mon, Jan 26 2015 @ 08:09 AM