Hands down the number one complaint by those individuals living in the active Marcellus Shale play of Pennsylvania is truck traffic. As a landowner and one of those said individuals, I too can be…Continue
Alec Baldwin is, with a doubt, one of today’s best comedic actors, if not the best. He plays the hapless, but lovable, rogue like nobody else can. His real life is anything but endearing, though. His…Continue
This past week the anti-natural gas crowd held a public meeting in Vestal, New York, Broome County at the Methodist Church. The meeting was sponsored by several anti-shale gas groups including Vestal…Continue
Two months later, unlike the similar circumstances in the Poconos, we are still talking about Riverdale Mobile Home Village. As a quick update, this park, located in a flood plain, was bought by Aqua…Continue
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Fuel cell power plants made possible by the plentiful natural gas unleashed by the shale revolution are changing the world of heat and power as we know it.
A fuel cell is a source of power which will efficiently convert clean natural gas into virtually emissions free electricity. You can almost compare a fuel cell to a battery, but the fuel cell will never run down…Continue
Pennsylvania DEP shook down the Mariner East 2 for $12.6 million in penalties, with help from the usual suspects, and is now looking to reward some folks.
Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is passing out goodies—$12.6 million of them—and will undoubtedly use the opportunity to reward folks reliably likely to vote for Tom Wolf this Fall. The money comes from penalties imposed in February after a Mariner East 2 pipeline shutdown by…Continue
There’s something incredibly wrong when the ordinary citizens of a neighborhood are robbed through taxation to subsidize electric vehicles for the wealthy.
Electric vehicle (EV) subsidies are an often-overlooked yet pernicious example of handouts to the wealthy disguised as environmentalism.
The federal government provides tax credits of up to …Continue
Hydraulic fracturing is apparently confusing for some judges, while pipelines are cause for civil war in Canada. DEP data, though, is cause to celebrate.
It has been nearly two weeks since Judge Musmanno, writing for the Pennsylvania Superior Court, ruled in the case of Briggs v. Southwestern Energy Company that the Pennsylvania “Rule of Capture” does not apply to hydraulic fracturing situations, and confusion still reigns.