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Recent revelations regarding the deliberate attempts by a regional EPA administrator to “crucify” the oil and gas industry raise troubling questions about EPA political agendas in other regions.  One of these is New York Region 2 out of New York City, which commented on New...

Note:  Following piece adapted from remarks made at Town of Bethel, Sullivan County, New York meeting on August 27. I feel badly for the Bethel Town Board members, you are confronted with a mess.  Environmental zealots, natural gas advocates, second home owners, farmers, the unemployed...

American Water Works Assoc. Paper Parrots Debunked Gasland Claims About Hydrofracturing Founded in 1881, the Denver, CO-based American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) stated purpose, according to its site, is being for “the exchange of information pertaining to the management of water-works, for the mutual advancement of consumers...

GasLand director Josh Fox is certainly a busy man these days, but apparently not too busy to review a 4,000-word rebuttal to his film sent around two weeks ago by Energy In Depth. So what’d he think of the write-up? According to one columnist for...

Josh Fox makes his mainstream debut with documentary targeting natural gas – but how much of it is actually true? For an avant-garde filmmaker and stage director whose previous work has been recognized by the “Fringe Festival” of New York City, HBO’s decision to air...

A new paper released from a graduate student and associate professor at Stony Brook University in New York suggests that Marcellus development “poses substantial potential risks of river and other water pollution.” What evidence did the researchers find to corroborate that thesis? Well, by their...