NESE, Thought Dead, Rises from the Depths of Loch Jersey

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … If you NESE was dead and all we’d ever see is a corpse on the New Jersey shore, you were wrong. The project is very much alive and again in front of NJ-DEP. NESE lives. Many thought it was dead and had sunk to the bottom of Raritan

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Environmentalism Today Is Infected with Urban Smugness

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Environmentalism hasn’t been right, that is to say healthy, since Earth Day in 1970, when, shortly thereafter, it was infected with terminal urban smugness. As one of our guest bloggers and commenters noted recently, “the issues are really no longer Republican and Democrat in New York State, but

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Canadian Rail System and Premier Threatened by Pipeline Activists

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC The Canadian rail system is in chaos thanks to pipeline activists and boy premier who hasn’t got a clue what to do it seems. Is the U.S. a target as well? People in the United States who wonder how far pipeline protests can go, and how disruptive they can be,

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Chester County Commissioners Fail in Effort to Stop Mariner East

Kurt KnausSpokesmanPennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance … … Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has rejected a Chester County Commissioners request for an injunction to halt completion of the Mariner East pipeline. Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has ruled against Chester County Commissioners and their attempt to secure an injunction to stop construction of the Mariner East pipeline project. The petition

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Refinery Sale Suggests Philadelphia May Be More Rotten Than Denmark

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … The Philadelphia refinery sale proposed by the debtor makes no sense and unsecured creditors are calling out what may be some serious corruption. I wrote about the proposed bankruptcy sale of a Philadelphia refinery the other day noting things seemed awfully fishy. But, now the rot is becoming

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Carbon Emissions Flattening Out Globally, Thanks to Our Fracking

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Carbon emissions have failed to grow, despite significant growth in the global economy. Natural gas, that is fracking, here in the U.S. was a huge help. The International Energy Agency is out with a new report demonstrating it is the growth in our natural gas use, brought about

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The Fossil Fuel Divestment Shell Game and How It’s Played

Robert Bradley, Jr.Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy ResearchPrincipal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog.. .… … Fossil fuel divestment is a cruel joke, perpetrated by the self-righteous Rockfeller lackey and phony, Bill McKibben, who has done the family’s dirty work. Under the banner STOP FOSSIL FUELS. BUILD 100% RENEWABLES, the group 350.org last month announced “a new fossil free

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – December 29, 2019

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … 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. Fossil Fuels Essential to Middle Class Prosperity Joe Biden’s loose comment about being willing to destroy oil and gas jobs for

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Delaware Riverkeeper Losers Denied at Supreme Court: ERA Plan Dashed

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Delaware Riverkeeper a/k/a PovertyKeeper plans to impose its ideology 200 miles from the Delaware using the Environmental Rights Amendment club are dead. The Delaware Riverkeeper, ignoring its charter and using money from the William Penn Foundation, traversed 200+ miles from the Delaware River to fight natural gas development

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Boston Gets More Gas and It’s Not the Beans! Really!

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Boston will get a lot lot more gas soon and not from those Boston beans. It will be as a result of a Kinder Morgan pipeline upgrade fought by its idiot pols. Among a flurry of new approvals, last Thursday the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave final approval

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Pro-Gas Senator Yudichak Drops Out of Democrat Party!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … …  Yudichak drops Democrats! He’s always been a pro-development, pro-gas and pro-labor state senator. He’s leaving because the party is none of those today. As I noted here, State Senator John Yudichak has always been a stand-up guy. He’s been a relentless advocate for labor, supports natural gas development

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Court Finds Tony “the Tiger” Ingraffea Clawless and Toothless

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … …  Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court has found Tony “the Tiger” Ingraffea wasn’t a credible witness in a case ginned up by the Heinz Endowments. He’s clawless! Two and one-half years ago we ran a guest post from our buddy Jim Willis about how Heinz Endowments shills such as the Clean

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Cuomo Needs to Stop Pandering to Environmentalists

Craig stevensPartner, DCI Group …. ….  Andrew Cuomo is obsessed with pandering to environmentalists at the expense of other New Yorkers who need natural gas infrastructure and need it now. Consider: You build a brand-new home or space for your business. It’s nearing completion but your application for natural gas service is denied. How is

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Stupid Pipeline Trick from New Jersey Now Being Advanced Nationally

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  A completely deceptive and stupid pipeline trick practiced by New Jersey won favor with the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals is now being advanced by others. Despite a very well argued appeal to the full Third Circuit Court of Appeals after a throughly bad decision from a three

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Middle East Turmoil Continues and We Barely Notice: Thank Fracking

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC Middle East turmoil never seems to end, but one part of it has concluded thanks to fracking: the impacts on Americans who are now independent of it. Last week, the governments of both Lebanon and Iraq resigned. Seemingly organically, large protests erupted in both countries cutting across the ethnic divide.

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