Tagged Pennsylvania

Why We Need the Atlantic Sunrise (and Other Pipelines)

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     The data supporting the need for the Atlantic Sunrise and other Northeast pipelines is  compelling and easy to find, so why aren’t we constructing them now? Sometimes a thing is so obvious, so close, our eyes and mind focus on what is beyond without seeing it all. I remember…

Delaware Riverkeeper Earning Title As the Biggest Loser

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  There are few organizations more litigious or nasty than the Delaware Riverkeeper. It’s earning a reputation as the “biggest loser” with the Federal Courts. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit slapped down THE Delaware Riverkeeper in yet another crushing defeat for…

Radicals Protest Outside PA Senate Hearing on NatGas Benefits

On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee and Environmental Resources and Energy Committee held a joint hearing to examine the economic benefits natural gas production has brought the Keystone State. MDN friend David Spigelmyer, president of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, was present and let legislators know that PA has become the #2 natural gas…

Support the Atlantic Sunrise: Attend DEP Public Hearings

Connie Mellin Natural Gas NOW “PAShaleAdvocate”   PA DEP will hold a public comment period and hearings on the Atlantic Sunrise, all are encourage to go and show their support on this important project. PA DEP is looking for public feedback on the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. Starting May 27, 2017 they will open a…

Local Lancaster Businesses Ready to Profit from Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

When (not if) the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline begins construction this summer in Lancaster County, PA, area businesses plan to take advantage of the economic boon that will arrive along with some 250 workers who will build it. Atlantic Sunrise is a $3 billion, 198-mile pipeline project running through 10 Pennsylvania counties to connect Marcellus Shale…

Think About Energy Discusses Importance of Energy Infrastructure

Brittany Ramos Coordinator, External Affairs Cabot Oil & Gas    The Think About Energy series latest stop was Misericordia University where the importance of building much needed energy infrastructure was discussed. Borton-Lawson, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, UGI Energy Services, UGI Utilities, and Williams, in conjunction with ACT for America and the Back Mountain Chamber…

Fake Harvard Study Generates Fake News re NatGas Storage in M-U

Here we go again. A new “study” published today by Harvard University researchers supposedly indicates that Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia are loaded with underground natural gas storage sites that may leak like the Aliso Canyon debacle in California. The new study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, titled “A national assessment of underground…

No More “Acting” for Pat McDonnell – Confirmed PA DEP Secretary

No more “acting” for Pennsylvania’s Secretary of the Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP). In May 2016, DEP Secretary John Quigley was fired for using a PRIVATE email account to collude with his Big Green friends to try and bully PA’s legislators into supporting his onerous proposed regulations (see Smoking Gun: Copy of the Email that…

A Natural Gas Victory in Upstate New York for NG Advantage

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman reports on the smackdown of fractivists in Broome County last night as town officials approved a NG Advantage project despite their opposition. I first got wind of a public hearing to be held in Port Crane NY on a natural gas…

Stick to Music, Rolling Stone

A deeply biased Rolling Stone propaganda piece, which posted online this week, seeks to scare, instill fear and flatly misinform readers about an Indiana County community where anti-energy activists are waging an unconstitutional battle against a local company’s state- and federally approved proposed operations. The so-called “story” is long on inflammatory and provably false claims…

DEP GP-5 & 5A Regs – Imminent Threat to PA Marcellus Drilling

In December 2016, the Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) unveiled new regulations to clamp down on methane emissions and other other air pollution that allegedly comes from shale drilling sites (see PA DEP Releases New Regs re Methane & Air Pollution at Drill Sites). The onerous new regulations, not in effect yet, were originally…

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