Tagged Legal

Food and Water Watch Is Conning Taxpayers in Every Way

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Food and Water Watch is a completely radical organization that is conning taxpayers by using loopholes in the tax code to operate politically as a charity. Yesterday, one of our readers sent me a news story about Chester County, Pennsylvania election results. The Philadelphia Inquirer article, written by Andrew…

Job-Killing Sierra Club Abuses 2,500 Atlantic Sunrise Workers for Fun

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  A frivolous Sierra Club lawsuit has forced an Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline work stoppage, putting 2,500 people out of work and to the unemployment office. Just before the holidays, thousands of workers who were working on the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline project have been escorted to the unemployment office–courtesy…

Activist Group’s Misleading Map Exaggerates Spills on Public Lands

Anti-fracking activist group WildEarth Guardians (WEG) is out with another misleading public lands campaign, this time with the release of an interactive map that purports to illustrate “rampant” oil and gas related “major undesirable events” on public lands. You might recall that WEG’s public lands focus started earlier this year when it protested a Nevada…

#ExxonKnew: Two Years of Harassment, Zero Legal Charges

This weekend marked two years since New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced his official investigation into whether ExxonMobil misled investors and the public about the impacts of climate change.  Despite several years and significant resources being committed to the investigation, as well as millions of documents turned over by ExxonMobil, Schneiderman has yet to…

Shale Gas News – November 4, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about air quality, gas tax, royalty deductions and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown to THREE stations! We are now broadcasting with YesFM….

2018 Shaping Up As Extraordinary Year for Pennsylvania

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Dan Markind looks back at the severance tax debate and ahead to elections, LNG exports, a recovering economy and an extraordinary 2018 for Pennsylvania. Last Monday, Governor Tom Wolf signed off on a funding plan for the 2018 Pennsylvania State Budget.  It does not contain a shale…

Our Favorite Big Green and Fractivist Stories This Week

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   There have been a number of big green and fractivist stories out there in the digital universe this past week. Here are three of my special favorites. Some weeks there is just so much to take in and analyze when it comes to big green and fractivist issues, we simply…

Fracktivists’ Theatrical Stunts Are All Hype, No Facts

Lately, Colorado anti-fracking activists have spent a huge chunk of their time protesting at the “wrong door” of a county commissioner’s home, staging poorly timed “die-in” protests, shutting down an energy company’s community meeting and even crashing the Colorado Governor’s book signing. Some might call these stunts acts of shameless attention seeking, as these “Keep…

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