Tagged Politics

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…

New York Quietly Adjusts to Renewables Economic Reality

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     Quietly – very quietly – New York State is adjusting its policies to recognize renewables economic reality, which will ultimately result in more gas use. One of our diligent readers sent me a link a while back that I just got around to investigating in more depth. I…

Major Gen. James “Spider” Marks Takes Aim at Lawless PA Protesters

Major General James A. “Spider” Marks is the former Commanding General, U.S. Army Intelligence Center, and was the senior intelligence officer for the 2003 liberation of Iraq. Since retiring from the military, General Marks has led many business ventures in education, energy, and research, and served as the President and CEO of Global Linguist Solutions,…

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…

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…

Gentry Class Elites Tell Rural America to Drop Dead

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     Gentry class elites who finance fractivism are dismissive of rural areas and their economic needs, preferring they simply empty out and become wildernesses. A very perceptive article in Forbes the other day by James Taylor, President of the Spark of Freedom Foundation really hit home with me. Entitled…

Shell warns Trump not to withdraw from Paris Agreement

Royal Dutch Shell believes withdrawing from the 2015 pact to cut greenhouse emissions would affect many aspects of international trade. The post Shell warns Trump not to withdraw from Paris Agreement appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

Trump Budget Axes 31% of EPA Budget, Rightsizes Climate Spending

Yesterday the Trump White House released a proposed 2018 federal budget. The Trump budget is titled, “A New Foundation For American Greatness.” Trump inherited a $20 trillion deficit and, frankly, a huge, steaming pile of a mess from his predecessor, His Eminence, BH Obama. (The deficit doubled under Obama.) The Trump budget calls for spending…

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…

Cuomo’s New Energy Program: Fracked Natural Gas!

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Governor Cuomo has announced yet another clean energy program, but this one uses fracked natural gas Cuomo won’t let us develop in or even pipe into NY. Suddenly, and once again, Governor Cuomo has announced another clean energy program but this one, ironically, uses “FRACKED” natural…

China is Importing American LNG; What’s Good for the Goose…

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  We have struck a deal with China to allow for long-term contracts for liquid natural gas imports. It’s truly great news for us and the environment. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander or, as it was said in one of its original forms, “what’s sauce for…

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