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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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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Sound Bite Green Policies Don’t Reduce Emissions; Natural Gas Does

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  Natural gas has reduced emissions in a big way, but sound bite energy policies focused solely on renewables haven’t says PA Democrat Senator John Yudichak. Democrat State Senator John Yudichak represents Carbon and Luzerne Counties in Pennsylvania. He is a staunch friend of the trades and a fan

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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Invests $2.5 Billion for Token CO2 Dip

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … Roger Caiazza says the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative has invested over $2.5 billion of our money, paid in electric rates, for miniscule CO2 reductions. In October 2019 the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) released their annual Investments of Proceeds update.  This post compares the claims about the

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Courts Treat PennEast Fairly: PovertyKeeper Freaks Out

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) PennEast Pipeline is working its way through the usual morass of enviro lawsuits and the courts are treating it fairly, which is annoying the PovertyKeeper. It’s hard to keep track of the multiple lawsuits filed against every single new natural gas pipeline project in the Marcellus/Utica. But we try!

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NaturalGasNOW Wants You! For Our Nation, Economy and Environment!

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  NaturalGasNOW wants your help. It takes much effort to do what we do and we want your help to get it done “for our nation, our economy and our environment.” Yes, just like Uncle Sam, we want you! We want you as a guest blogger. We want your comments.

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PennEast Pipeline Decision Totally Obscures the Point

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  There is nothing so maddening as a bad court decision, one that totally ignores the point of it all and creates chaos as a recent PennEast decision does. I get a lot of my business from lawyers but there are times I have Shakespearian dreams of eradicating the species.

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New Natural Gas Record for Power Generation Set

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  A new natural gas record was recently set for use of this energy source in producing electric power that sustains our way of living in this nation, says EIA. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) put out a fascinating article last week that should make the hair go up on

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DRBC Water Dependence Was Greatly Exaggerated All Along!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … DRBC water dependence claims have ranged from 15 to 22 million people over the years but the real number was always much lower and the DRBC has admitted it. When the Delaware River Basin Commission was formed in 1961, the legislators creating it said this about dependence on

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As for Fractivist Politicians, Watch What They Do, Not What They Say

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … There’s an awful lot of green pandering and talk these days by fractivist politicians, but watch what they do, not what they say. You just might be surprised. The City of Philadelphia, the State of New Jersey and Canada; all are led by fractivist politicians. Yet, amazing things

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Gibbstown LNG Deal Shows More New Jersey Duplicity Than DRBC

Garland L. Thompson, Esq.Journalist and Author, Philadelphia Garland Thompson explains what really happened with the Gibbstown LNG deal. It reveals New Jersey duplicity more so than it does DRBC double-dealing. Let’s think again about that DRBC unanimous vote supporting New Fortress Energy’s shipping pier for its truck-mounted LNG export plan. From this vantage, it’s more

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Unilateral Energy Disarmament Is No Security Strategy for the U.S.

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC The folly of the unilateral energy disarmament being practiced on the West Coast and in New England shows the U.S. is being made less secure by fractivism. Two attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz have set the energy world, and the world at large, on edge. It

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DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini Gets Snarky Over Lobbying Assertion

Betty SutliffWayne County LandownerUDRBC Secretary   DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini didn’t like being called out for lobbying the Pennsylvania legislature in opposition to Jonathan Fritz’s H.B. 827. On June 6, 2019, several members of the Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens attended the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) meeting in Narrowsburg.  DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini

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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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H.B. 827 Draws Phony Attack from Delaware Riverkeeper Stooge?

Tom ShepstoneNatural Gas NOW … …  H.B. 827, Rep Jonathan Fritz’s bill to compensate DRBC landowners for their huge losses from the taking that would result from a fracking ban, is attacked. Former English teacher and now Rep. Wendy Ullman is from Bucks County, Pennsylvania where the average household income in 2017 was $108,848 compared

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