Allegheny County Airport Authority http://wesa.fm en Land Near Pittsburgh International Airport To Be Developed http://wesa.fm/post/land-near-pittsburgh-international-airport-be-developed <p>Expect to see more development, but no additional delays, out by the Pittsburgh International Airport, as ground will soon be broken on new office space across the Airport Expressway.</p><p>The building will take up 16.2 acres and will be up to 100,000 square feet of flex office space. It will be built next to the Thermo Fisher facility, on Industry Drive.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 07:30:00 +0000 Jess Lasky 31134 at http://wesa.fm FAA OK's Pittsburgh Airport Gas Drilling http://wesa.fm/post/faa-oks-pittsburgh-airport-gas-drilling <p>The Federal Aviation Administration has ruled that Consol Energy's plans to drill for natural gas at the Pittsburgh International Airport won't have a significant environmental impact.<br /><br /><a href="http://bit.ly/1h0KJDI">The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Thursday</a> that the Allegheny County Airport Authority confirmed that the FAA report was issued this week.<br /><br />Consol, a Cecil-based company, plans to drill for natural gas on about 9,000 acres of county-owned land, and says the wells will be a safe distance away from runways and other airport operations.<br /> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:42:54 +0000 The Associated Press 26595 at http://wesa.fm Airport Authority to Hold Public Workshop on Oil and Gas Drilling http://wesa.fm/post/airport-authority-hold-public-workshop-oil-and-gas-drilling <p>The Allegheny County Airport Authority will hold a public workshop Tuesday to answer questions about <a href="http://wesa.fm/post/47-wells-be-drilled-pittsburgh-airport">oil and gas development plans</a> at Pittsburgh International Airport.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:00:50 +0000 Liz Reid 21387 at http://wesa.fm Bow Hunting To Be Allowed On Airport Land http://wesa.fm/post/bow-hunting-be-allowed-airport-land <p>Get your inner Katniss Everdeen ready.</p><p>The Allegheny County Airport Authority is opening up land for archery-only hunting in the coming months. &nbsp;The pilot program will allow bow hunting in designated zones, but it will be limited to a certain number of hunters.</p><p>“There will be an online lottery in mid-to-late September,” said state Sen. Matt Smith. “People can go to the <a href="http://www.flypittsburgh.com/archery">airport authority website</a> right now, put their name in for the lottery and there will be 157 individuals selected.”</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 19:40:48 +0000 Deanna Garcia 15906 at http://wesa.fm Airport Authority, Consol Energy to Release Drill Plan http://wesa.fm/post/airport-authority-consol-energy-release-drill-plan <p>The Allegheny County Airport Authority and Consol Energy will unveil the plan to drill for oil and natural gas at Pittsburgh International Airport during a public workshop Tuesday.</p><p>Representatives from the airport authority and Consol Energy will answer questions about the plan and its environmental impact.</p><p>The workshop is meant to provide residents with more information about the oil and gas development plans, the environmental assessment, the drilling schedule and process.</p><p>But airport authority spokeswoman JoAnn Jenny said it’s not an open forum.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Michael Lynch 15347 at http://wesa.fm