Pennsylvania Landowners Coalition Fighting to Restrict Eminent Domain for NatGas Pipelines

A new coalition formed by landowners in Pennsylvania wants to strengthen private property rights and lobby lawmakers to limit the use of eminent domain by natural gas pipeline companies working across the state.

October 19, 2016

Gore, State AGs Pushing to Reduce Industry Oil, NatGas Emissions, Defend CPP

Former Vice President Al Gore and New York Attorney General (AG) Eric Schneiderman are leading a coalition of states, cities and counties that will push for lower emissions by the oil and natural gas industry, in part to defend President Obama’s top initiative to combat climate change.

March 29, 2016

Oregon Utilities, Enviros Agree to Phasing Out Coal-Fired Power

State legislative committees in Oregon planned to discuss on Thursday putting into law a landmark agreement to phase out coal-fired generation between 2030 and 2035.

January 14, 2016

Groups Urge FERC to Consolidate Review of Five NatGas Pipelines

Three coalitions of municipal officials have petitioned the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider the plethora of proposed projects to carry natural gas into New England, urging FERC to consolidate the review process for five projects to determine whether all are needed.

November 30, 2015
Pennsylvania Alliance Forms to Promote ‘Timely’ Oil/Gas Infrastructure Development

Pennsylvania Alliance Forms to Promote ‘Timely’ Oil/Gas Infrastructure Development

Another pro-energy coalition has formed in the Appalachian Basin, this time bringing together chambers of commerce in eastern and western Pennsylvania, along with local labor unions, to promote and support the “timely approval for critical energy infrastructure.”

June 9, 2015

Pennsylvania Trade Groups Join LNG Export Coalition

Three of Pennsylvania’s leading oil and gas industry trade groups have joined a coalition launched in February dedicated to the expansion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets overseas.

September 12, 2014

Pennsylvania Governor Taps Interims to Lead DEP, DCNR

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett has asked lawmakers to drop the word “acting” from the job titles of two state employees: the acting secretaries of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

September 24, 2013

Youngstown Voters to Consider Anti-Fracking Amendment Again

For the second time in six months, voters in the City of Youngstown, OH, will be asked to pass an amendment to the city’s charter that would ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and several other activities that support shale development.

September 11, 2013
Anti-Fracking Fever Spreads to Colorado Politics

Anti-Fracking Fever Spreads to Colorado Politics

As further indication that the anti-hydraulic fracturing (fracking) fever is spreading in Colorado, a coalition of more than 40 organizations has called for Gov. John Hickenlooper to ask for a top state energy official’s resignation, and a U.S. congressman from the state has picked up the opposition fervor from his constituents and environmental groups.

August 1, 2013

Marcellus Shale Coalition CEO Klaber Resigning

Kathryn Klaber, who has helmed the industry-led Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) as CEO for almost four years, is stepping down, she said Friday.

July 29, 2013
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