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Drillers petition Obama admin to loosen Allegheny NF restrictions - November 5, 2009, Land Letter

Oral arguments held in Erie in one of many lawsuits regarding mineral rights on the Allegheny National Forest - July 30, 2009, Bradford Era

USFS answers lawsuit - July 11, 2009, Warren Times Observer

DEP orders U.S. Energy to stop drilling in Pennsylvania - July 11, 2009, Bradford Era

Environmentalists granted permission to intervene in ANF suit - July 4, 2009, Bradford Era

Intervenor status granted for ADP [and Sierra Club] - July 4, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Conflict runs deep: In a court struggle in Erie, drillers and environmentalists clash over drilling in the Allegheny National Forest - June 28, 2009 Erie Times News

Rift over forest's future divides communities - June 28, 2009 Erie Times News

Thompson quizzes Agriculture rep on Allegheny Forest - June 4, 2009, Oil City Derrick

Heated debate follows oil and gas drilling presentation by Allegheny National Forest rangers - June 4, 2009, Bradford Era

Oil, gas drillers in PA fight environmental study - June 3, 2009, Associated Press (PhillyBurbs.com)

A New Suit: Oil/gas interests, others challenge ruling - June 3, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Corbett writes to Ag Chief about ANF - May 29, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Challenge Dismissed: Judge throws out objection to ANF settlement - May 13, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Federal judge upholds settlement agreement between U.S. Forest Service and coalition of environmentalists - May 13, 2009, Bradford Era

ADP fears violence: Comments at GOP hearing prompt letters to officials - May 5, 2009, Warren Times Observer

County [wants] to join ANF suit - May 5, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Christopher Horton pleads guilt in crude oil spill case on Allegheny National Forest - May 5, 2009, Bradford Era

Schreiner Oil and Gas Co. responsible for contaminating at least seven water wells - May 5, 2009, Bradford Era

Forest drilling study to focus on 6 'significant' issues - April 28, 2009, Warren Times Observer

ANF details significant issues in SEIS draft - April 28, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Drilling Deal Papers Filed - April 24, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Warren County Commissioner John Bortz wants alleged USFS memos - April 23, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Assessing the ANF - April 22, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Notices to proceed going out - April 22, 2009, Warren Times Observer

An OGM Answer - April 21, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Settlement reached in Allegheny Forest gas drilling lawsuit - April 20, 2009, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Thompson miffed at settlement - April 20, 2009, Warren Times Observer

What's holding up drilling on the ANF? - April 17, 2009, Warren Times Observer

New forest drilling plans face long delay - April 14, 2009, Kane Republican

Drilling Policy Explained - April 14, 2009, Warren Times Observer

NEPA could change drilling landscape on ANF - April 11, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Lawsuit, litigants unsettled - April 11, 2009, Warren Times Observer

U.S. Forest Settlement May Not Be Over - April 10, 2009, Bradford Era

Pa. forest drilling procedure suit settled - April 10, 2009, Associated Press

ANF Plans to Host Public Meetings to Discuss Oil and Gas Settlement - April 10, 2009, Kane Republican

U.S. Forest Service settles lawsuit - April 10, 2009, Bradford Era

ANF Settlement - April 10, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Company sues Forest Service for drilling delays - March 31, 2009, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pennsylvania says natural gas drilling risks inevitable - March 21, 2009, Reuters

Thompson meets with forester on oil, gas drilling - March 17, 2009, Bradford Era

Owners of two area oil companies in compliance with relevant laws and DEP at Hedgehog Lane site - March 17, 2009, Bradford Era

County wants better input from Forest Service - March 17, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Are drillers frozen out? - March 17, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Drilling stalled in Allegheny National Forest - March 16, 2009, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Federal judge dismisses nearly half the claims filed by Duhring Resource Co. against Allegheny National Forest - March 12, 2009, Bradford Era

'Scoping' process under way on forest drilling rules - March 10, 2009, Kane Republican

ANF OGM Faceoff - March 10, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Protect nature from drilling - March 5, 2009, Clarion News

Allegheny National Forest seeks public input on oil and gas - March 5, 2009, Kane Republican

ADP: Oil and gas analysis being rushed - March 5, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Oakmont case gives guidance on drilling - February 27, 2009, Valley News Dispatch

Two groups associated with ANF pushing for stimulus funds for the Allegheny - February 20, 2009, Bradford Era

'Stimulating' the ANF - February 20, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Group says Forest Service to regulate drilling - February 19, 2009, Wilkes Barre Times Leader

Management shift follows Allegheny drilling debate - February 10, 2009, Oil City Derrick

Oil and gas decisions go to Milwaukee - February 10, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Management shift follows Allegheny drilling debate - February 9, 2009, Associated Press (phillyBurbs.com)

Feds' oversight begins on drilling in forest - February 9, 2009, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Forest Service transfers oil, gas develoment permissions - February 7, 2009, Bradford Era

A new look at oil and gas - January 16, 2009, Warren Times Observer

Enviro groups sue to force regulations on Allegheny exploration - December 4, 2008, Land Letter

Forest Service Sued - November 21, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Coalition sues Forest Service over NEPA analysis for oil and gas wells throughout the Allegheny National Forest - November 21, 2008, Bradford Era

Higher bail for ANF spill suspects - August 22, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Oil Spill: Plenty of blame to go around - August 21, 2008, Oil City Derrick

Gibbs Hill homeowners lose water supply after fracking for oil and gas - August 10, 2008, Ridgway Record

No more free stone, August 7 - 2008, Warren Times Observer

Groups oppose ANF rec plans - July 31, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Conservation is the answer - July 24, 2008, Clarion News

11 campgrounds face closure - July 20, 2008, Erie Times News

Hoping to tap a gas bonanza - July 20, 2008, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A 'Do Nothing' Forest Service - July 19, 2008, Bradford Era

Snowmobile group opposes drilling - July 18, 2008, Warren Times Observer

POGAM: State regulates environmental issues - July 18, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Buy the rights: Producers say they're willing to talk - July 18, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Weighing in: Friends of Rimrock hopes grass roots efforts prevail - July 17, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Other groups express interest - July 17, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Rimrock controversy illustrates fuzziness of OGM/surface rights - July 16, 2008, Warren Times Observer

You can't drive if you don't drill Rimrock says oil executive - July 7, 2008, Kane Republican

Coalition of recreation and environmental groups condemns U.S. Forest Service proposal - July 5, 2008, Bradford Era

Allegheny National Forest officials look at decommissioning several recreation facilities - July 2, 2008, Bradford Era

ADP wants info; Drillers file lawsuit; Forest Service caught in the middle - June 10, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Battle over access to mineral rights on Allegheny National Forest could soon be decided in courtroom - June 10, 2008, Bradford Era

Lawsuit filed over Allegheny Forest management plan - June 10, 2008, Oil City Derrick

Industry groups sue over forest plan - June 8, 2008, Erie Times News

USFS working on reply to ADP - June 4, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Turning up the Heat: ADP cites drilling policies on other forests - May 30, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Enviro group seeks halt to drilling in Allegheny National Forest - May 29, 2008, Land Letter

ADP says USFS using double standard - May 27, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Natural Gas Rush - May 25, 2008, Centre Daily Times

Gas prices continue to rise - May 23, 2008, Bradford Era

Battle continues over logging, drilling on ANF - May 21, 2008, Bradford Era

ADP: Hold up permits - May 20, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Allegheny Defense Project trying to stop logging projects - May 17, 2008, Bradford Era

Tallying the environmental costs - May 6, 2008, Scranton Times Tribune

From permit to production, DEP oversees drilling - May 4, 2008, Scranton Times Tribune

Plan calls for storing carbon dioxide beneath PA's public forests - May 3, 2008, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Forest Service responds to Allegheny Defense Project Appeal - May 1, 2008, Kane Republican

State Senate mimics House in challenging Forest Service regulation of oil and gas in Allegheny National Forest - May 1, 2008, Bradford Era

Drilling Dilemma - April 27, 2008, Harrisburg Patriot News

FAW Director says development OK, but don't disrupt Wilderness - April 11, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Forest Service proceeding with leasing land - April 10, 2008, Bradford Era

State House challenges Forest Service limit on oil/gas rights - April 10, 2008, Bradford Era

"It's going to get drilled"...company defends plans for Rimrock - April 7, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Gas drilling to resume on state forests - April 2, 2008, Bradford Era

ADP fighting Forest Service proposal - March 28, 2008, Bradford Era

Oil, gas exploration is a focus for forest service - February 29, 2008, Kane Republican

Forest Feedback: Allegheny's management plan gets a hard look - February 25, 2008, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Forest Service asks for changes to Allegheny Forest plan - February 22, 2008, Associated Press

U.S. calls for changes to forest drilling plan - February 22, 2008, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

POGAM Feels U.S. Forest Service Targeting Oil and Gas Industry In Proposed Forest Plan - February 14, 2008, Bradford Era

Road Fee Conflict Shuts Down Oilmen - February 14, 2008, Warren Times Observer

Allegheny National Forest Plan May Be Scrapped - January 16, 2008, Allegheny Front Environmental Radio

Oil Industry, Environment Appeals May Derail Forest's 10-year Plan - January 7, 2008, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Public Lands, Private Minerals - Native Forest Council's Winter 2008 Forest Voice (2.5 MB)

U.S. halts drilling in Allegheny Forest - September 15, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

State ponders resumption of drilling in forests - September 14, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pitt Environmental Law Clinic appeals forest plan - September 12, 2007, University of Pittsburgh's University Times

Roads to Infinity: Oil & Gas Assaults the Allegheny - Wildlands CPR's Autumn 2007 Road RIPorter (2.05 MB)

Blight on the Land: Is "reasonable access" to oil ruining an entire national forest? - Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics Fall 2007 Forest Magazine (6.12 MB)

Environmental aviation group to fly over Allegheny Forest - August 8, 2007, Pennlive

Our Treasure - August 1, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Save the Forest - July 25, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Group protests Salmon Creek oil, gas lease - July 24, 2007, Warren Times Observer

Many tapped oil and gas sites in Allegheny National Forest are fragile areas, say officials - July 22, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

ADP: ANF to offer "threatened landscape" for drilling - July 18, 2007, Bradford Era

Several file appeals of ANF's forest plan - July 13, 2007, Bradford Era

Appeals to national forest plan continue to grow - July 5, 2007, Bradford Era

Action on ANF appeals will take months - July 6, 2007, Warren Times Observer

ANF plan appeals piling up - July 4, 2007, Warren Times Observer

Another group files appeal to forest land, resource management plan - July 3, 2007, Bradford Era

Threatened areas identified in ANF - June 15, 2007, Bradford Era

Company fined, banished for damage to national forest - June 15, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New plan outlines future of Allegheny National Forest - March 31, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny Forest to tighten regulations on wells - March 30, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny Defense Project: U.S. Forest Service formally objected to applications - March 27, 2007, Bradford Era

Protecting our Forest - February 22, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In Rebuttal: Keeping Pa. wild - Februrary 1, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Oil, gas drilling called out of control - January 26, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Not so wild: The governor's initiative to protect Pennsylvania's wilderness is a vision without conviction - January 18, 2007, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

DEP assesses driller $657,000 - January 12, 2007, Warren Times Observer

Primitive area road drawing complaint - December 28, 2006, Warren Times Observer

Critics assail draft of management plan for Allegheny National Forest - August 22, 2006, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Allegheny National Forest's future is being planned - August 20, 2006, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Penn State professor says lack of oak due to acidity of soil - July 19, 2006, Bradford Era

U.S. Forest Service suspends oil and gas development - June 30, 2006, NEPA News

 

 

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