Tagged Politics

Don’t Miss These Top 5 SHALE INSIGHT™ 2017 Events

Are you headed to Pittsburgh for SHALE INSIGHT™ 2017? Here are the Top 5 can’t miss-events for the seventh annual conference. 1. Policy Insight from Top Government Officials: U.S. Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta and U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette will kick off this year’s conference Wednesday morning by discussing workforce development and the…

The Curious Case of Anti-Fracking Groups Activity in Nevada

The usual anti-fossil fuel suspects, Sierra Club and Center for Biological Diversity (CBD), are “searching for water in the desert” with a new lawsuit filed to challenge the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) June sale of oil and gas leases in Nevada, a state with barely any oil and gas activity to speak of. This…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Fri, Sep 22, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Wayne Forest lease sales change lives with nearly $7M to date; WV’s Charlie Burd ‘Man of the Year’; Shell teaches kids about energy jobs; corrupt Cuomo colludes with other governors to fleece residents re climate change; PA’s…

FERC Hailed for NY DEC Overturn as Other Pipelines Seek Relief

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  FERC delivered a blow to the NY DEC by overturning their Millennium Pipeline denial; the Constitution and Northern Access pipelines will now seek similar relief. Yesterday we told you history has been made, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has broken the back of the New York…

PA Dem Senator Calls for “Study” to Address DEP Permit Delays

A Pennsylvania Senator from Wilkes-Barre, John Yudichak (Democrat) has floated a “memoranda” among his Senate colleagues asking them to join him in sponsoring a resolution (copy below) for an “independent performance review” of the state Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) and its shale permitting program. Since Tom Wolf assumed office as governor of Pennsylvania in…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Wed, Sep 20, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Dump WV personal property tax on businesses to lure more gas power plants; PA Senate Repubs don’t like House budget, want a severance tax; OH first responders say o&g companies do good job with information; Haynesville Shale…

Help Us Repel the Fractivist Invaders and Support NG Advantage!

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman makes an impassioned plea for support of the NG Advantage natural gas transfer facility in the Town of Fenton. Help repel the fractivist invaders! The Town of Fenton, New York Planning Board will need to see our pro-gas support on Tuesday, September…

19 Radicals Arrested for Blocking DEQ Building in Richmond, Va.

As MDN told you two weeks ago, radicals from the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) said they would stage “massive” protests at several Virginia Department of Environmental Quality offices last week to protest against two Marcellus/Utica pipeline projects: the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline and $3.5 billion Mountain Valley Pipeline. Both projects have large segments…

PIOGA Corrects PA Rep. Kate Harper’s Whoppers on Severance Tax

Republicans hold majorities in both the Pennsylvania Senate and the Pennsylvania House. As is happening on the national level, the Republican Party in PA is also rife with establishment, left-leaning members who are not in their positions to benefit their constituents and all residents of the Keystone State, but are there to feather their own…

Land Grabbers Threaten Our Most Precious Rights

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman talks about the land grabbers behind the recent DRBC resolution to consider a fracking ban, their motives and his own plans to resist it all. What’s on my mind today? Facebook asks this of me every day. Let me answer—as bluntly as I possibly…

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