Tagged Environment and Climate

Clean Air Council (Haas & Heinz Families) Harass Mariner East 2

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  The Mariner East 2 Pipeline is the target of a harassment lawsuit intended to simply delay completion. It is being financed by the Haas and Heinz families. Back in May, six anti-pipeline residents living near where the Mariner East 2 pipeline will pass asked the Middletown…

Fantasy Flights of the Mind from the “Keep-It-in-the-Ground” Folks

Keep It Grounded In Fact (American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers)    The “Keep-It-in-the-Ground” movement is built upon completely thoughtless fantasies of the mind; flights into the never-never dreamland of ideologues. If you’ve got a few minutes to kill and you want to see something really cool, click on this link and see how many aircraft…

Revoking the Clean Power Plan Will Let Natural Gas Win

Richard Goodwin Environmental Consultant and Engineer West Palm Beach, Florida   Revoking the Clean Power Plan will save jobs and let natural gas prevail on its own, by avoiding governmental economic interference that distorts markets. The Clean Power Plan (CPP), finalized in 2015, aimed to slash emissions from the power sector 32% by 2030 compared…

Emails Confirm Enviro Report on Success of Colorado Oil & Gas Oversight

A Washington D.C. trade publication obtained “thousands” of emails from the office of Governor John Hickenlooper (D-CO), which included correspondence in the wake of the Firestone tragedy. Although the publication, EnergyWire, framed these messages in the darkest terms on Thursday, the emails confirmed once again that in Colorado, collaboration and communication are keys to responsible…

Five Ways Energy Infrastructure Strengthens Pennsylvania

Energy infrastructure is the safest, most reliable form of connecting consumers, manufacturers, and power generators across our region to affordable, abundant natural gas. Some, however, such as Sen. Andy Dinniman, continue to make false claims that are wildly out-of-touch with hard-working, blue collar Pennsylvanians. Investments in pipelines are putting tens of thousands of laborers and…

Let’s Save Upstate New York: Divide the State to Free It

Colton Hillman Elmira, New York Fordham University Student    Upstate New York and the New York City metro area would both benefit by dividing the Empire State but it’s the only way to save Upstate if we’re serious. While attending school at Fordham University in the largest city in the nation, it can be easy…

Big Green Pipeline Demagogues Act Up Against Mariner East 2

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Food & Water Watch and other Big Green groups, who are more red than green, acted up in Harrisburg this week in opposition to the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. A group of anti-fossil/anti-pipeline radicals held a rally Wednesday to spread lies and innuendo about the safety of…

Forum Highlights Importance of Fracking to Colorado Manufacturing

All signs are pointing to the makings of a U.S. manufacturing renaissance, and the U.S. shale boom is a clear contributor. According to recent reports, U.S. manufacturing is expanding at its fastest pace in 13 years. Coincidentally, both the U.S. manufacturing and oil and natural gas industry seem to be on the same upward trajectory…

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