Archive: May 2016

“Independent” Shale Research Earmarked In PA Financial Code (again…)

Sitting in my car the other day, I heard an interesting radio story. NPR (90.5 WESA, for fellow Pittsburghers) briefly discussed another dubius earmark included in the PA budget (specifically the accompanying legislation, ‘the fiscal code’) setting aside $150k for independent Marcellus Shale research. The news piece briefly discussed that the group in question, SAFER read more …

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Montour Run – Because Thomas Asked For It…

The other day, I had an opportunity to visit Montour Run… a small silty stream near Robinson, PA that the PFBC stocks withh rainbows each spring and fall. I’m often conflicted about these streams. Montour Run in particular doesn’t stand a snowman’s chance in hades of holding fish through the summer, and it seems cruel read more …

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