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Impact Fee Funded Grants Benefit More Pa. Communities

This week, communities throughout the Commonwealth received natural gas impact fee – Pennsylvania’s natural gas tax – funded grants for key environmental and infrastructure projects. Through the Commonwealth Financing Authority, 115 projects, totaling more than $15.7 million were awarded to counties throughout the state. These funds are in addition to the impact fee dollars that…

Is Tom Wolf Just Billionaire Tom Steyer’s Bobblehead?

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Radical billionaire Tom Steyer threw money at Tom Wolf’s campaign for Pennsylvania Governor. Is he now treating the governor as his personal bobblehead? Ever since Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania’s trust-funder governor, suddenly decided to pursue a fracking ban within the jurisdiction of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) I’ve…

Job-Killing Sierra Club Abuses 2,500 Atlantic Sunrise Workers for Fun

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  A frivolous Sierra Club lawsuit has forced an Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline work stoppage, putting 2,500 people out of work and to the unemployment office. Just before the holidays, thousands of workers who were working on the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline project have been escorted to the unemployment office–courtesy…

2018 Shaping Up As Extraordinary Year for Pennsylvania

Daniel B. Markind, Esq. Weir and Partners, LLP   Dan Markind looks back at the severance tax debate and ahead to elections, LNG exports, a recovering economy and an extraordinary 2018 for Pennsylvania. Last Monday, Governor Tom Wolf signed off on a funding plan for the 2018 Pennsylvania State Budget.  It does not contain a shale…

Earthjustice Continues to Spread Fake Facts and Junk Science

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  Abigail Dillen, an Earthjustice VP, tries spread dirt by reciting junk science and debunked facts about natural gas and it clearly shows. Those in opposition to natural gas cling to ideas no matter how many times they are discredited. It is the same with anti-vaxers who would rather put…

Fracktivists’ Theatrical Stunts Are All Hype, No Facts

Lately, Colorado anti-fracking activists have spent a huge chunk of their time protesting at the “wrong door” of a county commissioner’s home, staging poorly timed “die-in” protests, shutting down an energy company’s community meeting and even crashing the Colorado Governor’s book signing. Some might call these stunts acts of shameless attention seeking, as these “Keep…

Study finds Marcellus Shale boom decreased energy costs

A study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania found that natural gas prices have significantly decreased in Pennsylvania over the past 10 years. The post Study finds Marcellus Shale boom decreased energy costs appeared first on Shale Gas Reporter. Continue Reading: Shale Gas Reporter

Anti-Fracking Antics in 2017 Have Been So Ridiculous It’s Scary

The “Keep it In the Ground” movement has been a reliable source of ridiculous antics over the years, and 2017 has been no exception. In fact, anti-fracking stunts have been so absurd this year it’s downright scary! So in celebration of Halloween, here’s our list of most ridiculous anti-fracking activist shenanigans so far in 2017….

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