Vetoed

Albany, Syracuse Take Divergent Paths Over Fracking Debate

The mayor of Albany, NY, has vetoed an ordinance that would have banned hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the city limits on the grounds that the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has not finalized its actions over the practice.

November 3, 2011

Governor Vetoes Energy Bill in North Carolina

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue vetoed a bill that would have permitted offshore natural gas drilling to move forward, and instead issued two executive orders creating an offshore wind task force and a scientific advisory panel on energy.

July 11, 2011

North Carolina Governor Vetoes Energy Bill

North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue vetoed a bill that would have permitted offshore natural gas drilling to move forward, and instead issued two executive orders creating an offshore wind task force and a scientific advisory panel on energy.

July 6, 2011

Reaction Mixed on Plan That Would Open 85% of NY Marcellus to Fracking

Having stonewalled shale gas drilling for three years, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) released its recommendations on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) late Thursday. The list includes requiring full disclosure of fracking chemicals and a ban in all primary aquifers, the watersheds of New York City and Syracuse, and all state-owned land, including state parks.

July 5, 2011

New Jersey Governor Nixes Liberty’s Offshore LNG Plans

Citing his authority under the federal Deepwater Port Act, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie last Tuesday vetoed a proposal by Liberty Natural Gas LLC to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal 16.2 miles off the New Jersey coastline.

February 14, 2011

New Jersey Governor Nixes Liberty’s Offshore LNG Plans

Citing his authority under the federal Deepwater Port Act, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie Tuesday vetoed a proposal by Liberty Natural Gas LLC to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal 16.2 miles off the New Jersey coastline.

February 9, 2011

Alaska Governor Vetoes Oil, Gas Tax Decoupling

Recognizing potential adverse impacts on oil and natural gas operations and explorers, Governor Sean Parnell on Thursday vetoed Senate Bill 305, legislation that would have decoupled Alaska’s petroleum taxes through separate levies on oil and gas production.

May 3, 2010

Alaska Governor Vetoes Oil, Gas Tax Decoupling

Recognizing potential adverse impacts on oil and natural gas operations and explorers, Gov. Sean Parnell last Thursday vetoed Senate Bill 305, legislation that would have decoupled Alaska’s petroleum taxes through separate levies on oil and gas production.

May 3, 2010

Virginia Governor Vetoes Lifting Offshore Gas Exploration Moratorium

Virginia Gov. Mark Warner last week vetoed a controversial bill that advocated lifting a moratorium to open the Commonwealth’s offshore waters to natural gas exploration and production (E&P) activities. Warner said he was “uncomfortable” with the legislation, even though it easily passed the General Assembly earlier this year (see NGI, Feb. 28).

April 4, 2005

Virginia Governor Vetoes Lifting Offshore Gas Exploration Moratorium

Virginia Gov. Mark Warner on Tuesday vetoed a controversial bill that advocated lifting a moratorium to open the Commonwealth’s offshore waters to natural gas exploration and production (E&P) activities. Warner said he was “uncomfortable” with the legislation, even though it easily passed the General Assembly earlier this year (see Daily GPI, Feb. 25).

March 30, 2005
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