Tagged Politics

Cuomo Calls Pipelines Safe Yet Keeps New York in the Cold

Institute for Energy Research …. ….   Governor Cuomo continues to fight pipeline construction in New York State, even after viewing them as safe, seems he cares more about his political career. New York Governor Cuomo claims that he supports pipeline infrastructure, commenting that pipelines are viewed as the least hazardous method of moving a…

Dear President Trump: FERC Needs a Quorum. NOW.

We reported back in February that a group of far-left House of Representatives Democrats sent a letter to President Trump imploring him to appoint new members to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (see Anti-Drilling Democrats Ask Pres. Trump to Fill Up FERC). Then in March, a group of lefty Senate Dems did the same thing…

Upstate New Yorkers Now Told to Beg From One Another

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman exposes the reality of life in Upstate New York after Governor Andrew Cuomo’s fracking decision condemning the region to perpetual decline. The latest New York budget gimmick is a state initiated program encouraging towns and counties to come up with ideas…

Anti-Fracking Activists ‘March on Science’; EID Compiles Peer-Reviewed Research on Fracking and Health

With anti-fossil fuel activists across the country set to celebrate Earth Day by “marching for science,” Energy In Depth released a new compendium and a new health microsite highlighting peer-reviewed research and studies by government agencies examining the health impacts of fracking. Sponsors and partners of the march include anti-fracking groups, such as 350.org, Center for…

PA Teen Sues Trump Over Mythical Man-Made Global Warming

Eighteen-year-old Sophie Kivlehan has been brainwashed by her parents and grandparents, big believers in the myth of man-made global warming, since she was a tot. Her grandpa, Jim Hansen (astro-physicist at Columbia University) is a smart guy–“perhaps one of the worlds’ most well-known climate scientists.” Grandpa Jim did a good job of making sure young…

City vs. Countryside: Can Upstate New York Ever Get Well?

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc. … …   Political observers say the great divide in the US is city vs. countryside. They’re correct and Upstate New York faces a grim future unless things change. One of our readers brought an interesting article to my attention yesterday that hit upon a great point and, yet,…

Andrew Cuomo Issues Boldfaced Challenge to FERC

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Andrew Cuomo has directly challenged FERC and is likely to lose on the legal front but, politically, he is aiming to have his cake and eat it, too. He may. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo doubled down on his anti-pipeline stance when his Department of Environmental…

The American Rivers “Most Endangered” Scam

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc. … …   American Rivers, an organization funded by America’s elite with a lot of help from taxpayers, runs a “Most Endangered River” scam that is a complete joke. National Geographic, which is anything but the non-political image it cultivates, just helped promote one of the stupid pet tricks of…

Walter Hang Celebrates and Profits as Upstate Dies

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Walter Hang appeared on the Bob Joseph Show this past Friday to celebrate Andrew Cuomo’s attempts to starve Upstate New York of both gas and gas drilling. This past Friday, I had the distinct privilege of listening to Walter Hang on WNBF 1290….

The End of Fracking But for the Shouting?

Nick Grealy Administrator of NoHotAir/ReImagineGas Blog …. …. Nick Grealy explains why we should stop using the fracking word and simply call it natural gas; to concentrate on the product not the process. This may not be the last post at No Hot Air, but it will be close enough. Within the next few weeks I’ll be…

Pipeline Industry Walks Tightrope re Made in America Pipes

Soon after President Trump was inaugurated, some of the first Executive Orders he signed dealt with the Dakota Access Pipeline (now completed, thank God), and the Keystone XL Pipeline. Trump also signed a “Presidential Memorandum”–similar to, but not the same as, an Executive Order. On Jan. 24, President Trump signed the “Presidential Memorandum Regarding Construction…

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