National Grid Shows Some Backbone in Fighting New York Energy Insanity

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  National Grid doesn’t seem to fit the New York model. It is not surrendering to political correctness and pandering to the governor. It is fighting back. That New York’s brain is infected with green political correctness that amounts to energy insanity is beyond doubt. The state government under the

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Northern Access Pipeline Project Gets Another “Nyet” from Cuomo’s DEC

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Northern Access Pipeline developer NFG has received another denial of water quality certification from Andrew Cuomo’s DEC but the project will get built. Once again, the New York Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC), a corrupt political tool in the hands of an autocratic governor, Andrew Cuomo, has issued a

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Furnaces Now Out; New York Has A Fever and Loses Its Mind

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) New York’s plan to eliminate furnaces is a case of going over the edge and plunging into the depths of ideological insanity. Does New York have a fever? This is no joke. It’s not an “Onion” piece where we’re trying to fool you. In June, the New York State

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New Jersey DEP Under Murphy Steals Cuomo Flea Flicker Play on NESE

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) New Jersey DEP under Phil Panderbear Murphy is a clone of Andrew Cuomo’s DEC and has just stolen the latter’s flea-flicker play in the NESE pipeline game. On May 15 New York’s Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC), under the direction of leftist Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo, denied a permit

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Natural Gas NOW Picks of the Week – June 8, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Natural Gas NOW readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Natural Gas Is the Future  for Electricity The numbers keep stacking up: Across the U.S., gas could supply

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The New York Green New Deal – Where’s the Plan? There Is No Plan.

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … The New York Green New Deal is a proposal without a plan; rhetoric wrapped in political promises that have no substance because there is no nothing there. My biggest problem with Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Green New Deal proposal to achieve 70 percent renewable energy

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DEC Forced Into Corner on Power Plant Permits by Cuomo Games

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) DEC, which Andrew Cuomo controls in its entirety, is under court order to process the already operating CPV Valley Energy Center’s air quality permits. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tried to stop a fully built, brand new natural gas-fired electric generating plant in Orange County from going operational last

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Natural Gas NOW Picks of the Week – May 18, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Our readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. No New Natural Gas for Westchester Until 2023, Huh? And, this was prior to Andrew Cuomo denying water quality certification

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It’s A Damned Taking: DRBC Shows Frack Ban Has Zero to Do with Water Quality

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  It’s but a damned taking and the DRBC members just proved it to everyone by announcing they support a ban that doesn’t even allow the export of water for fracking. The Delaware River Basin Commission is now totally corrupted. A majority of members, including Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf

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Trade Unions and Public Housing Lose Out to the NRDC with Cuomo

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Trade unions and public housing residents just found out where Gov. Cuomo’s political priorities are. He put the NRDC gang’s interest way ahead of theirs. Well, it turns out Mayor Bill de Blasio was just trying not to be outdone in opposing the Northeast Supply Enhancement pipeline project. I

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de Blasio Opposes NESE Pipeline, Increasing Chances of Approval

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  Bill de Blasio, New York City’s essentially communist Mayor just gave the Northeast Supply Enhancement pipeline project a big boost by declaring opposition. Bill de Blasio just announced he’s opposing the Williams NESE pipeline project that would help alleviate New York’s gas shortage. He’s chosen the fractivist cause over

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New York Climate Plans Will Have No Discernible Impact — On the Climate!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … New York climate plans will have no discernible impact on climate. Is this why proposed legislation doesn’t attempt to quantitative global warming impacts? In the 2019-2020 regular sessions the New York State (NYS) legislature is debating the Climate and Community Protection Act (CCPA). This post calculates how

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Cuomo’s Energy Initiatives Put New York City at Risk of Another Blackout

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … Andrew Cuomo’s plans for New York City’s natural gas peaking plants depend on untried and technologically challenging renewables. He’s risking a blackout. On February 28, 2019 the New York State of Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposed regulations to lower allowable nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from simple

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Trump’s Pipeline Executive Order Here! It’s VERY Good!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc.   President Donald Trump delivered some great news to pipeliners yesterday with his pipeline executive order, Andrew Cuomo says it’s overreach, so it’s good! The Trump pipeline executive order is here! And, Andrew Cuomo, the king of overreachers, says it’s “gross overreach.” We don’t need to know a lot more,

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New Jersey Energy Prices Will Soar Without Pipelines

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc.   New Jersey must not follow New York in stopping pipelines to secure the rewards of green political correctness. It will only yield higher energy prices. NJ Spotlight, a news blog normally given to anti-gas drivel from the likes of the Delaware Riverkeeper and Jumpin’ Jeff Tittel at the Sierra

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