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 [...]

Fearing More Pipeline Spills, Groups Demand Halt To Gas Project

By Zahra Hirji, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Zahra Hirji for Inside Climate News - More than 100 local and environmental groups are demanding federal regulators immediately halt all construction on Energy Transfer Partners' Rover gas [...]

Utility Survey: Trump Will Not Stop the Clean Energy Transition

By Gavin Bade, www.utilitydive.com -

By Gavin Bade for Utility Dive. Today, President Trump is poised to release a long-anticipated executive order to roll back the Clean Power Plan, the Obama administration’s signature climate [...]