3 Arrested At Alton Gas Site As RCMP Enforce Injunction

By Staff, Cbc.ca -

RCMP officers enforcing a court-ordered injunction arrested three protesters Wednesday at an encampment next to the site of a controversial natural gas project at Fort Ellis, N.S. Police said in [...]

Officials: W.Va. Explosion Was Along Newly Installed Natural Gas Line

By Anya Litvak and Karen Kane, Post-gazette.com -

No injuries were reported Thursday after an explosion in a newly installed natural gas line near Moundsville, W.Va., shot flames into the sky that could be seen for miles. “Thank God nobody is [...]

Protesters Build Permanent Structure, Plan To Overwinter At Alton Gas Site

By Nina Corfu, CBC News  -

With second-floor sleeping bunks, shelves stocked with food and a crackling fire in the woodstove, Dale Andrew Poulette’s newly constructed straw bale home is the perfect place to spend the [...]

Natural Gas Has No Climate Benefit And May Make Things Worse

By Joe Romm, thinkprogress.org -

By Joe Romm for Think Progress - The evidence is overwhelming that natural gas has no net climate benefit in any timescale that matters to humanity. In fact, a shocking new study concludes that [...]

Anti-Fracking Movement Emerges To Halt Argentina’s Natural Gas Boom

By Brandon Jordan, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Brandon Jordan for Waging Nonviolence - It was a hot day in Houston, Texas, on April 26, but that didn’t stop nearly 200 people — representing mainly the oil and gas industry — from filling [...]

Natural Gas Power Plants Emit Up To 120 Times More Methane Than Previously Estimated

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog Blog - Researchers at Purdue University and the Environmental Defense Fund have concluded in a recent study that natural gas power plants release 21–120 times more [...]

Duke’s Energy Modernization Will Result In Inequality

By Steven Norris, www.citizen-times.com -

By Steven Norris for Citizen Times - Under its so-called Energy Modernization Plan, Duke Energy Progress wants to build 752 MW of natural gas fueled electric generation in Asheville. Over the [...]

Petition Urges Obama Administration To Ban Natural Gas Exports

By Kate Colwell, www.foe.org -

By Kate Colwell in Friends of the Earth - Environmental groups filed a groundbreaking legal petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce today seeking an immediate ban on natural gas exports [...]

Remember The Kalamazoo, Cleaning The Michigan River

By Brian Palmer, www.onearth.org -

By Brian Palmer in One Earth - Five years ago, in the middle of the night, an oil pipeline operated by Enbridge ruptured outside of Marshall, Michigan. It took more than 17 hours before the [...]

The Speech I Gave To FERC From Baggage Claim Area 3

By Sandra Steingraber, www.ecowatch.com -

We’re very fortunate to have abundant and relatively affordable domestic natural gas … But utilizing that gas to meet climate goals require the expansion and construction of gas infrastructure, [...]

FERC Puts Stamp Of Approval On Algonquin Pipeline Expansion

By Anne Meador, www.cetology.org -

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a positive Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Algonquin Incremental Market project on January 23, 2015. The project includes 37.4 [...]

Two Arrested Protesting Spectra’s Pipeline Expansion

By Fighting Against Natural Gas, www.capitalismvsclimate.org -

Police arrested two protesters this morning who chained themselves to a mock ‘bridge to nowhere’ and blocked the driveway to Spectra Energy’s methane gas compressor station in Cromwell. The [...]

Congressman Launches Frack Waste Investigation As Concern Rises

By David Hasemyer and Zahra Hirji, www.insideclimatenews.org -

In a reflection of growing national concern about the disposal of oil and gas waste, a Pennsylvania congressman launched an investigation Wednesday into the way his state regulates the discarding [...]

Pipeline’s Path Stirs Opposition In Va., W.Va.

By Steve Szkotak, www.fuelfix.com -

RICHMOND, Va. — A proposed $5 billion pipeline that would deliver natural gas to the Southeast is finding pockets of opposition along its planned path in West Virginia and Virginia, where it [...]

Groups Vow To Fight Federal Approval Of Cove Point

By John Zangas, www.facebook.com -

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved energy giant Dominion Resources’ application to build the controversial Cove Point Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) plant and associated [...]

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