Marie Cusick appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Driven by new regulations and fracking, more coal power plants are retiring for cheaper, cleaner-burning natural gas. But scientists have yet to work out the fossil fuel's imperfect climate footprint.
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Anti-fracking activists say they're being targeted by law enforcement agencies that work with the oil and gas industries to monitor threats to infrastructure.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Environmental groups cheered New York's decision to ban the practice, and some in the industry say when it comes to good-paying jobs, New York's loss is Pennsylvania's gain.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Most of the noise created by natural gas development is temporary. After drilling and fracking, the workers and equipment are gone. But compressor stations can stay noisy for years — even decades.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Locals in Lancaster County, Pa. — where the Amish community plays a big part in agriculture and tourism — are speaking out against reality TV shows like Breaking Amish and Amish Mafia.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Fracking was among 149 words added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Activists play up its unseemly connotations; those in the oil and gas industry downplay documented problems with gas development.
Thursday, March 06, 2014
One of the biggest natural gas companies in the U.S. is facing legal trouble over allegations it cheats landowners out of royalty money. Chesapeake Energy has faced similar accusations across the U.S.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Pennsylvania's natural gas boom has done plenty of good for the state's economy. But overproduction has reduced both prices and production. Is the boom looking a bit more like a bust?
Sunday, August 11, 2013
Surrounded by scenic pastoral landscape, a restaurant in Lancaster County, Pa., has a lot of tongues wagging over its signature beef dish, called "The Truth." Its fans like knowing exactly where their meat is coming from.
Monday, July 29, 2013
All over Pennsylvania, people have been signing natural gas leases, knowing that they are legally entitled to a certain cut of money from the driller. State law sets the minimum royalty payment at 12.5 percent. But in Bradford County, some landowners think they're being swindled.
Thursday, July 04, 2013
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg. While it's widely known as the critical turning point of the Civil War, the small Pennsylvania town has seen many other battles since then — over how the historic site should be preserved and remembered.
Sunday, January 01, 2012
Governor Andrew Cuomo continued a New Year’s Day tradition this year by opening up the doors of his executive mansion in Albany to members of the public.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A new panel made up of natural gas drillers, environmentalists and government officials has begun to advise New York's Department of Environmental Conservation about the controversial natural gas drilling technique known as fracking.