Citizens for Property Rights (CPR), a five-member group that opposes what members believe are too-strict restrictions on gas drilling imposed by the city of Southlake, TX, failed to get enough signatures on a petition to relax some of the rules. However, CRP Chairman Stephen Oren said the group will try again.
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Hoping to more accurately address the cost of development on local communities, a Pennsylvania Senate committee made major changes to a proposed impact fee on Marcellus Shale wells on Tuesday.
A business-labor coalition told an Oregon legislative committee Thursday it opposes a bill (HB 2015), which it alleges would prevent development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the state. Energy Action Northwest said it is fighting for “responsible energy policy.”
New York Gov. David Paterson said Thursday that he opposes construction of Broadwater Energy LLC’s controversial floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and associated pipeline in the middle of Long Island Sound, saying “privatizing open water would be fundamentally wrong,” and issuing an executive order to establish a planning board to find alternatives.
New York Gov. David Paterson said Thursday that he opposes construction of Broadwater Energy LLC’s controversial floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and associated pipeline in the middle of Long Island Sound, saying “privatizing open water would be fundamentally wrong,” and issuing an executive order for a planning board to find alternatives.
The U.S. Forest Service is considering a plan to allow 136 new natural gas wells to be drilled in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming — a plan that Gov. Dave Freudenthal opposes.
Pirate Capital LLC, owner of about 17.6 million shares of Aquila Inc. — the target of two friendly acquisitions announced this week — said Friday it opposes Aquila’s proposed deals with Great Plains Energy and Black Hills Corp. (see Daily GPI, Feb. 8).
ConocoPhillips has begun a television and print advertising campaign in Alaska that opposes the state’s plan to revise oil and natural gas taxes — less than a month after the oil major appeared to endorse the proposed legislation. The tax revision plan, proposed by Gov. Frank Murkowski, are part of a two-prong strategy to develop the long-awaited natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to the Lower 48 (see Daily GPI, Feb. 23).
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), which represents investor-owned utilities, opposes any effort by Congress to limit utility access to natural gas for electric generation, dictate what fuel should be used to produce electricity or federally mandate the efficient dispatch of generation plants, EEI President Tom Kuhn told a Senate panel Tuesday.
Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), who opposes two proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals in New England, has introduced legislation that would give the states more power over the authorization of LNG terminals and would place significant new restrictions on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) LNG authority.