Weymouth And Quincy Communities Assaulted By Enbridge’s Reckless Construction Practices

By Peter Nightingale, Upriseri.com -

Construction of a fracked gas compressor station in Weymouth, MA, started after the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice to Proceed with Construction on November 27, the [...]

FERC Props Up Coal And Gas In Clime Crime Decision Subsidizing Them Against Clean Energy

By Dan Gearino, Insideclimatenews.com -

Federal energy regulators issued an order Thursday that likely will tilt the market to favor coal and natural gas power plants in the nation's largest power grid region, stretching from New [...]

Former Shale Gas CEO Says Fracking Revolution Has Been ‘A Disaster’ For Drillers, Investors

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

Steve Schlotterbeck, who led drilling company EQT as it expanded to become the nation’s largest producer of natural gas in 2017, arrived at a petrochemical industry conference in Pittsburgh [...]

New Mexico Official Pulls Plug On New Oil, Gas Drilling On State Land Near Chaco

By Robert Nott, Santafenewmexican.com -

State Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard has put a halt to new oil and gas leasing on some 73,000 acres of state trust land near the Chaco Culture National Historic Park in Northwest New [...]

MA – Mothers Out Front Launches “Beyond Gas” Campaign Team And 2-Year Campaign

By Anne Wright, Mothersoutfront.org -

We started the Launch Meeting with a celebration of all that has been done in past years to limit the use of dangerous fracked gas, and to stop the build-out of gas infrastructure in [...]

Gas Wells Not Allowed On Land Zoned For Homes Or Farms, High Court Rules

By Don Hopey, Post-gazette.com -

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided Friday that drilling and operating multiple Marcellus Shale gas wells in a section of Fairfield Township, Lycoming County, that is zoned for residential and [...]

Tractor Blockade Shuts Down Clear-Cutting At Dominion Compressor Site

By Anne Meador, Dcmediagroup.us -

A Maryland woman parked a tractor at the gate of the proposed site of a compressor station in Charles County and locked herself to the steering wheel before dawn Monday morning, preventing [...]

The South’s Pipe Dreams

By Seth Cline, Usnews.com -

The largest gas field in the world lies deep below the shimmering Persian Gulf, surrounded on all sides by wealthy OPEC nations. The second-largest sits largely beneath rural Appalachia. And as [...]

West Virginia Gas Companies Wined And Dined Lawmakers Before Scoring Favorable Fracking Legislation

By Alex Kotch, Desmogblog.com -

A country club luncheon. A $130 steak dinner. A whiskey tasting. Dinner at an historic neo-Georgian mansion. These are just a few examples of the many occasions last year when oil and gas [...]

The West Virginia Teachers’ Strike Takes Aim At Coal And Gas

By Sarah Jones, Newrepublic.com -

Earlier in the week, Republican Governor Jim Justice and the unions’ state leads had come up with a compromise bill, HB 4145, that raised teacher pay by 5 percent. But it did not create a [...]

Water Warriors, Puyallup Tribe & Tacoma Residents Seek To Pass Resolution Opposing Fracked Gas Plant

By Matt Remle, Lastrealindians.com -

Currently, Puget Sound Energy, the company building the plant, has been building a massive fracked gas storage facility at the Port of Tacoma without obtaining all of its permits for construction [...]

US Bank Declares End To Oil And Gas Pipeline Loans

By Sharon Kelly, Desmogblog.com -

For months, the bank had been under fire for financing the Dakota Access pipeline by providing over a quarter billion dollars worth of funding to its builder, Energy Transfer Partners (ETP). [...]

Enbridge Suspends Access Northeast Natural Gas Pipeline Plan

By Mary C. Serreze, www.masslive.com -

By Mary C. Serreze for Mass Live - For lack of policies that support project financing, another New England natural gas pipeline proposal has been put on ice. The Houston-based Enbridge on [...]

Dozens Return To Rally At State House For Safety Study

By Staff, www.wearecovepoint.org -

By Staff of We Are Cove Point - On Monday July 3, 2017, a few dozen people gathered again outside the State House in Annapolis to urge Governor Hogan not to turn his back on the people of [...]

Dakota Pipeline Builder Rebuffed By Feds In Bid To Restart Work On Troubled Ohio Gas Project

By Zahra Hirji, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - The builder of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline was told by federal regulators Thursday that it cannot resume construction on new sections of its [...]