Extremist Democrats Intro Gov. Shapiro’s Energy Plan with 4 Bills

In March, Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro traveled to Scranton, PA, to announce a proposal to “immediately pull Pennsylvania out of a multi-state carbon cap-and-trade program” (the so-called Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI) and instead enroll PA in its very own RGGI-like carbon tax program (see PA Gov. Shapiro Proposes Own Version of Marcellus-Killing Carbon…

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Pretend Evangelical Christians Want PA to Dump Fossil Energy

The environmental left is now attempting to co-opt the term “Evangelical Christian,” defined as protestants who tend to be pro-life and conservative in their political views. We’re here to expose them for who they really are. We’re talking about the so-called Evangelical Environmental Network (EEN) that keeps trying to pressure Pennsylvania to adopt unreliable renewable…

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Enbridge Pre-Selling Peak Storage at Dawn Hub for 2025

Canadian-based Enbridge operates, among many other assets, the Dawn Hub in the Canadian province of Ontario. Located in southwestern Ontario, Dawn, with 288 Bcf (billion cubic feet) of gas storage, provides shippers with direct access to North America’s major supply basins — including the Utica and the Marcellus. The Dawn Hub is connected to a…

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NGSA Summer Outlook: Low Natural Gas Prices This Summer

U.S. natural gas demand will remain at record high levels this summer, driven by power market consumption and exports, but prices will decline from last year due to a production increase and higher storage levels, according to the annual Summer Outlook report published yesterday by the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA). According to NGSA, “summer”…

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Cabot O&G (Now Coterra Energy) Settles Lawsuit for Securities Fraud

In October 2020, a law firm filed a lawsuit on behalf of several Cabot Oil & Gas shareholders against Cabot (now Coterra Energy), claiming the company “had inadequate environmental controls and procedures and/or failed to properly mitigate known issues related to those controls and procedures,” and that the company “failed to fix faulty gas wells…

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Cecil Twp Board Considers Revising Drilling Setbacks to 1,500 Feet

About 150 people packed a hearing of the Cecil Township (Washington County), PA, Board of Supervisors meeting yesterday to express their concerns about Range Resources’ fracking activities near their homes. Some attendees were paid activists (holding signs), but judging from media reports, many were just local residents. The Board held a hearing to consider modifications…

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Radicals Keep Pressure on NY Gov. Hochul to Block Iroquois Upgrade

The odious and disgusting Food & Water Watch (FWW) organization (anti-fossil fuel fanatics) has taken point on the left’s effort to block Iroquois Gas Transmission’s plan to upgrade compressor stations in the Empire State. Iroquois’ Enhancement by Compression (ExC) project increases horsepower at three compression stations — two in New York and one in Connecticut…

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Post-Gazette Proposes Compromise on Who Pays to Plug Old Wells

Two days ago, MDN brought you an extensive article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that delves into the thorny issue of who should pay to plug some of the 200,000+ orphaned and abandoned wells in Pennsylvania (see The Thorny Issue of PA’s Old Conv. Wells & Who Pays to Plug Them). In some cases, the owners…

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PJM Electric Grid Warns Biden EPA re Final Reg on Gas-Fired Plants

The Bidenistas at the EPA attacked coal and gas-fired power plants in April, threatening to destabilize the existing electric power grid with new regulations (see EPA Rolls Out Final Regs Attacking Coal & Gas-Fired Power). Using 1,020 pages of new regulations, which will go into effect this year, all coal-fired plants that are slated to…

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EPA’s Reg Attacking Coal- and Gas-Fired Power Won’t Survive

In April, the Bidenistas at the EPA attacked coal and gas-fired power plants, threatening to destabilize the existing electric power grid (see EPA Rolls Out Final Regs Attacking Coal & Gas-Fired Power). This isn’t the first time the left has tried to do this. During the reign of Lord Obama, it was called the Clean…

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Want to Tame Inflation? Make Fossil Energy Easier to Produce

There is no mystery about why we are experiencing the highest inflation rates since 1981 (see historical inflation data below). One of the highest costs associated with any good or service is the cost of energy. Joe Biden and his gang of lefties have driven the cost of energy into the stratosphere since taking office,…

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Section of MVP Ruptures Near Roanoke Under Water Pressure Test

We have to admit we’re disappointed. A section of the 303-mile Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) ruptured during pressure testing last Wednesday in Roanoke County, Virginia, according to a report from the state’s environmental agency. A landowner observed sediment-laden water in her pasture on Wednesday morning and reported it to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality…

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Ohio AG Asks Court to Jail AMS CEO Overnights Until Mess Cleaned

Last Thursday, MDN brought you the news that Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost asked a Belmont County judge to find Austin Master Services (AMS) and Brad D. Domitrovitsch, who is in control of the company (both CEO and CFO), in contempt for “failing to meet the court’s deadline to clean up the illegal levels of…

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Plain Dealer Alleges Political Strings at ODNR re Injection Wells

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has the long knives out for Ohio State Senator Brian Chavez (Republican) and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (also a Republican). The Plain Dealer is accusing DeWine’s Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) of corruption in not charging an injection well company owned by Chavez called DeepRock Disposal $1.3 million for cleaning…

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Sad Day: NY Assassinates Another Williams Pipeline Project – NESE

We’re sad but not surprised. The last time we reported on Williams’ Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project slated for New York was last June when Williams asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a time extension to build it (see Williams Asks FERC for 3 Yr Extension to Complete NY-NJ NESE Pipe). NESE is meant…

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