Tagged Pipeline

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…

Radical Antis Ask FERC to Stop ET Construction on Rover Pipeline

Radical environmental groups are seeking to stop the Energy Transfer Rover Pipeline project by using recent violations as leverage. The FreshWater Accountability Project, begun in Ohio after the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District signed agreements to sell water to the shale industry, along with Michigan Residents Against the ET Rover Pipeline, filed a complaint with the…

Attacking Critical Pipeline Infrastructure is Terrorism

Keep It Grounded In Fact (American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers)    Homeland Security considers any attack on critical pipeline infrastructure terrorism; yet ecoterrorists are willing to somehow normalize these acts of violence. In October 2016, extremists broke into and closed the safety valves on five pipelines. In May 2017, arsonists broke in and attempted to…

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…

Dealing Honestly with Issue of Eminent Domain for Pipelines

Life is messy and complex. Nowhere is that more true than with the issue of using eminent domain to “condemn” a property, forcing the landowner to allow a pipeline company to cross the property with a decades-long (often extending past the lifetime of the current landowner) lease on the land. Sometimes landowners just don’t want…

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…

NG Advantage Virtual Pipeline May be Coming to MDN’s Backyard

For the past few years MDN has had an eye on a trend we find exciting–“virtual pipelines”–by which we mean facilities that are located along a pipeline that compress natural gas (CNG), load it onto tanker trucks, and then distribute that gas to businesses that are not fortunate enough to be located near a natgas…

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…

California is Being Sabotaged by Special Interest Groups

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  California has a lot to offer, but it is often subject to closed-door arrangements through “sue and settle” tactics that leave the public in the dark. California is a beautiful place to visit. 7 years ago, my wife and I spent our honeymoon traveling San Francisco, Napa Valley, and…

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