Germany Plays Into Hands of Russia As Result of Its Energiewende

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  Germany has, with its Energiewende, completely boxed itself into a corner where the big Russian Bear is able to relentlessly torment it. Our good friend, Dan Markind, has written a superb piece for Forbes that gets at everything that’s been wrong-headed about energy policy in Germany over the

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Offshore Wind Is Off the Charts Political Nonsense

WeSo, global G ... … …[Editor’s Note: Offshore wind makes no economic or environmental sense whatsoever. It is pure politics intended merely to reward special interests.] The Biden administration has announced plans to vastly expand the use of offshore wind power along the U.S. East Coast. The plan sets a goal of deploying 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind turbines

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – April 4, 2021

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. Nice Win…for Now This is great news. It’s the latest such win. But, the lawyers hired by the Rockefellers won’t be

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Irrational Fear of Fracking Has Deprived Upstate New Yorkers of A Future

Victor FurmanUpstate New York Landowner, Shale Gas Activist …. ….   [Editor’s Note: Corrupt Andrew Cuomo exploited fear of fracking to advance his own future while stealing that of his Southern Tier constituents.] I remember well the power of fear as a child and it’s influence on my upbringing, Perhaps some of you reading this

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New York Landfill Accepting Pa. Drill Cuttings Plans Expansion

Last summer MDN brought you the news that the Sierra Club lost a lawsuit aimed at blocking a landfill in New York State from accepting oil and gas drill cuttings from Pennsylvania (see Sierra Club Loses Court Case to Block Drill Cuttings in NY Landfill). The C&D Hakes Landfill in Painted Post, NY (near Elmira,

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Environmental Justice? No, Pollution Justice Law Is Just Peak Stupidity!

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: New York’s Pollution Justice Act is anything but environmental justice, whatever that is. There’s no justice in it for New Yorkers, in fact.] Just when I think New York politicians cannot do anything more stupid something comes out that proves me wrong.  On

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Delaware Riverkeeper Given Right to Intervene in DRBC Lawsuit by RINO Judge

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) [Editor’s Note: The Delaware Riverkeeper ran to a RINO judge to secure the right to intervene in a DRBC lawsuit. He rolled over and granted it.] Apparently, the staff who run the day-to-day business of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is incompetent and can’t defend itself. Every time

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An Information Standards and Fact-Checking Advisory Board Nightmare

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … Free speech is under furious assault by a merging of media and government establishing information standards for all of us. I had a nightmare last night. I dreamed I was living in the year 2025 and green political correctness had won the day. Everyone was “woke,” as they

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – February 27, 2021

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. The More You Get, the More Costly It Gets! Some more great insights on Texas: On Thursday, Texas Public Policy Foundation

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DRBC Fracking Ban A Showcase for Corruption That Pervades Politics

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … You may imagine I’m putting lipstick on a pig but, mark my words, the DRBC ban is a fatal misstep by this gang of public agency thieves. Yesterday, I pointed out why the DRBC fracking ban was a fatal misstep for the agency. It brought to a culmination

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DRBC Ban A Fatal Misstep That Could Make Landowners Rich!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. . … You may imagine I’m putting lipstick on a pig but, mark my words, the DRBC ban is a fatal misstep by this gang of public agency thieves. Well, after a decade of pretending they weren’t stealing the gas rights of Upper Delaware landowners, the Commissioners of the Delaware

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US Supreme Court May Hear Illinois Takings Case – NY Implications?

More than six years ago a group of landowners in Wayne County, Illinois sued the state for its refusal to grant permits to drill and frack in the New Albany Shale deposit. Over the years the case morphed and the plaintiff became Next Energy, LLC, which acquired the leases to explore and develop the shale

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Cuomo Revelations Mean It Is Time to Re-Examine NY Fracking Ban

Victor FurmanUpstate New York Landowner, Shale Gas Activist …. ….   [Editor’s Note: Andrew Cuomo is corrupt and the whole world now knows it. The Cuomo revelations tell us it is time to re-examine his fracking ban.] It’s out now, The narcissistic ways of the king have been revealed, showing that, all along, he was

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Facebook Missing the Context in Its Missing Context Labeling

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Facebook is into brainwashing these days, labeling it as fact-finding and using phony excuses to hide its own very political agenda.] A friend recently posted information on Facebook that the Texas blackout situation was a “literal perfect storm test if an all-renewable energy

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