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Dennis Holbrook, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Norse Energy, appeared on YNN’s Capital Tonight last week where he discussed the SGEIS hearings, the safety of hydraulic fracturing, and the benefits natural gas production provides to local communities.  The interview was a succinct...

As we have covered recently Dimock, PA finds itself in the headlines again as recently the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) declared that Cabot Oil and Gas has met all the terms of their consent decree and as a result no longer needs to...

I recently attended a local town hall meeting sponsored by The Network for Oil & Gas Accountability & Protection (NEOGAP) and received a  handout titled “FRACKING DANGERS”, written by Linda Schiller-Hanna.  The writing, which features a ‘skull and bones graphic’ (shown below), employs scare-tactics and misinformation in an...

 In his NY Times op-ed entitled, “Here Comes the Sun,” Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman committed the common error of thinking a reputation as an expert in one field gave him authority to opine on subjects outside his expertise and thereby embarrassed himself. Contrary...

It’s hard to be surprised at anything Josh Fox does these days, as he and his friends lash out incoherently at those who are winning the battle for natural gas development.  One minute he is speaking to the Occupy Wall Street crowd about how to take down...

  The CBS Early Show this week highlighted how the development of the nation’s shale resources, including the Marcellus Shale, are keeping our economy alive by providing up to a million jobs for residents in states where safe and responsible natural gas development is taking place.  In the series,  Rebecca Jarvis visits with our...

In reading a recent letter to the editor entitled “There’s plenty of Scientific Evidence Backing Up the Anti Fracking Position” in the Athens News on Sunday, one couldn’t help but think: If there is plenty of evidence, why doesn’t the author, Drake Chamberlin, cite one...

Peter Mantius, a reporter for “DC Bureau” has recently zeroed in on two regional Inergy Midstream projects  in articles that can be read here and here.  The vitriol that pervades these pieces surprised us and is hard to ignore.  We couldn’t help wondering about the...