Tagged Pipeline

Supporters, Antis Turn Out for 2 NC Public Hearings on AC Pipeline

This past week, the North Carolina Dept. of Environmental Quality (DEQ) held two public hearings on Dominion’s proposed $5 billion, 594-mile natural gas pipeline that will stretch from West Virginia through Virginia and into North Carolina. One hearing was in Fayetteville, the other in Rocky Mount. Both had more people opposed to the project than…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Fri, Jul 21, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: MPLX’s expanded plan for piping Marcellus/Utica NGLs; Vermont clamps down on windmills; gas industry worried that Trump push for coal may affect gas-fired plants; US House votes to streamline pipeline reviews; why Millenials won’t work in the…

Citizens, Legislators and Workers Rally for Atlantic Sunrise

Tom Shepstone Natural Gas NOW … …  Several hundred citizens, legislators and natural gas industry workers turned out yesterday to support the critical Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project. It was quite a turnout at the Shadowbrook Resort in Tunkhannock, yesterday. Was it the Ma Greenly’s Bar-B-Q? Was it the gigantic flag visible for almost a mile away?…

The Tourism and Petroleum Industries Thrive in America’s Gulf Coast

America’s Gulf Coast states attract people from all over the world to their beautiful beaches. And right alongside a flourishing tourism industry exists a robust oil and natural gas industry, as EID’s latest infographic shows. EID recently took a deeper look at the tourism industries of Florida and Texas, and in this report dives into…

Organic Farm Manure Offered in Opposition to NEXUS in N. Ohio

We spotted an outrageously fake news story published in something called the Public News Service that quotes an organic farmer in northern Ohio who is opposed to the NEXUS Pipeline–a pipeline that won’t even cross her property. NEXUS is a $2 billion, 255-mile interstate pipeline that will run from Ohio through Michigan and eventually to…

Frank Talk About Using Eminent Domain for Pipeline Infrastructure

Here at MDN we’ve always found the issue of using eminent domain for pipeline projects to be thorny. We see both sides of the issue, although we tend to favor the sacredness of one’s property. We tackled the issue back in May (see Dealing Honestly with Issue of Eminent Domain for Pipelines). Our conclusion, in…

This Anti-Pipeline Picture is Worth More than a Thousand Words

A very small group of anti-fossil fuelers recently gathered in Samson County, NC to spread lies about the Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project. ACP is a $5 billion, 594-mile natural gas pipeline that will stretch from West Virginia through Virginia and into North Carolina, bringing Marcellus and Utica Shale gas to the south. The…

Are Anti’s Changing Their Minds About Fossil Fuels?

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Is it possible some of the biggest anti fossil fuels advocates are changing their minds? Mark Zuckerberg appears to be; even meeting with oil and gas workers. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visited Williston, North Dakota last week as part of his quest to visit all 50 states,…

Another Journalism Fail As Reporters Swoon for Political Nuns

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  Two stories in major Pennsylvania newspapers illustrate so much of the problem with journalism today as they ignore two elephants in the room with the nuns. A group of Catholic nuns who prefer to worship Mother Nature rather than Jesus Christ (the Person they pledged to…

Lancaster Nuns Sue FERC to Stop Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline

A group of Catholic nuns who prefer to worship Mother Nature rather than Jesus Christ (the Person they pledged to serve) is suing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for approving the $3 billion, 198-mile Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline project–because it will run through their cornfield. Perhaps the sisters consider themselves Sisters of the Corn? We…

Bizarre Complaints to Water Authority re Shell’s Ethane Pipeline

An article published in the anti-drilling Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is quite bizarre–even by Post-Gazette standards. The article reports concerns expressed by residents in Beaver County, PA at a recent meeting of the Ambridge Water Authority. The opener quotes one resident this way: “‘No one knows what’s going to happen when the explosions are set off,’ said…

NY DEC Tells Williams NE Supply Water Permit App is “Incomplete”

In March of this year, Williams filed a full, official application for the Northeast Supply Enhancement project (see Williams Files with FERC to Expand Transco Pipeline to NYC, NE). The new project is meant to increase pipeline capacity and flows heading into northeastern markets. In particular, Transco wants to provide more Marcellus natural gas to…

Stop the Insanity: Broome County Needs NG Advantage

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman talks about the price of obstruction when it comes to a NG Advantage project in Broome County and begs that leaders step up and stop the insanity. Whenever natural gas comes up in New York discussions, truth seems to be the…

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