Maneuver

Pennsylvania Democratic Committee Votes to End Fracking

In a maneuver rendered purely symbolic by the party’s minority status in the state’s legislature, a group of Pennsylvania Democrats recently approved a resolution calling for an end to hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the state.

June 24, 2013

Drilling Impact Fee Clears Pennsylvania House, 107-76

After three days of deliberations, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed an impact fee on oil and gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale by a 107-76 vote.

November 18, 2011

Pennsylvania Senate Passes Drilling Impact Fee, 29-20

The Pennsylvania Senate approved a 3% impact fee on oil and natural gas drillers on Tuesday night, moving the Keystone State one step closer to possibly generating revenue from Marcellus Shale development. Meanwhile the state House of Representatives, after three days of tacking on amendments, is poised to pass its own competing bill Thursday (Nov. 17).

November 17, 2011

Marcellus Coalition: New EPA Air Rules ‘Overreach’

In a landmark maneuver last Thursday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of proposed standards to reduce air pollution from oil and natural gas drilling operations, with particular attention paid to shale development operations, which include hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking).

August 1, 2011

EPA Proposes Crackdown on Shale Patch Air Emissions

In a landmark maneuver Thursday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of proposed standards to reduce air pollution from oil and natural gas drilling operations, with particular attention paid to shale development operations, which include hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking).

July 29, 2011

EPA Updates Air Pollution Standards for Oil and Gas Development

In a landmark maneuver Thursday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list of proposed standards to reduce air pollution from oil and natural gas drilling operations, with particular attention paid to shale development operations, which include hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking).

July 29, 2011

Opponents Go to Court Again to Stop Weaver’s Cove LNG

The embattled Weaver’s Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal project became the target Friday of another legal maneuver to block the construction of the proposed facility in Fall River, MA.

September 11, 2006