Resolution

Lawmaker Seeks Halt to Delaware River Basin Plan to Curb NatGas Development

A Republican state lawmaker from Northeast Pennsylvania plans to soon introduce a resolution urging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) not to move forward with plans to ban high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the 13,539-square mile watershed.

September 22, 2017
Delaware River Basin Commission Step Closer to Banning NatGas Development, Fracking

Delaware River Basin Commission Step Closer to Banning NatGas Development, Fracking

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) voted 3-1, with one abstention, on Wednesday to adopt a resolution calling for a rulemaking that could ultimately lead to a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and related natural gas development activities.

September 13, 2017
Delaware River Basin Commission Considering Ban on NatGas Development, Fracking

Delaware River Basin Commission Considering Ban on NatGas Development, Fracking

The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) will consider a resolution at its meeting on Wednesday calling for a rulemaking that ultimately could place a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and related natural gas development activities in the river basin.

September 11, 2017

Group Says House Republicans Have Several Obama-Era Energy Rules in the Crosshairs

A group of Republican House lawmakers from Western states said they plan to use the Congressional Review Act (CRA) this week to roll back one — and possibly more — rules enacted during the Obama administration, and that a total of 13 regulations should be targeted.

February 13, 2017

Senate Dems Claim ExxonMobil, Energy Industry Deception Blocking Climate Change Legislation

Nineteen Democratic senators are taking to the Senate floor this week to call out ExxonMobil Corp. and industry-backed groups for spinning a “web of denial” to block legislative action on climate change.

July 12, 2016

Western Govs Stress States-Rights For ESA, Say Directional Pad Drilling, Fracking Limit Impact

Among seven resolutions passed on Tuesday, the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) adopted strong states-rights stances in two of them, regarding the need for statutory changes in the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) and future policies aimed at energy use and development during the conclusion of the association’s three-day annual meeting in Jackson, WY.

June 15, 2016

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Move to Stop New Oil/Gas Drilling Regs

The Pennsylvania House Environmental and Energy Resources Committee has approved a resolution to prevent a package of environmental regulations for the oil and natural gas industry from being implemented.

May 5, 2016

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Move to Stop New Oil/Gas Drilling Regs

The Pennsylvania House Environmental and Energy Resources Committee has approved a resolution to prevent a package of environmental regulations for the oil and natural gas industry from being implemented.

May 5, 2016

BP Pledges More Accountability For Its Role in Climate Change

BP plc plans to acknowledge more about its role in how its operations may impact the climate after shareholders — with full board support — overwhelming passed a resolution at the company’s annual meeting urging more disclosure.

April 16, 2015

Western Governors Want States to Create Own Methane-Reduction Efforts

Western states value the economic potential inherent in capturing methane that otherwise would be vented into the atmosphere during oil and natural gas production, the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) said in a resolution passed Saturday during a winter WGA meeting in Las Vegas, NV.

December 9, 2014
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