Archive for October 31st, 2011

How Will NY Gov Cuomo Handle the Fracking Mutiny?

An editorial in yesterday’s New York Post says that New York DEC Commissioner Joe Martens is leading a mutiny against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the matter of allowing hydraulic fracturing to move forward in the state and asks the question, Is Gov. Cuomo up to the task of putting down the mutiny? Good question! The […]

Gas Drilling Debate Gets Personal in Cooperstown, NY

A New York Times article slanted to be anti-drilling, but nonetheless comes out pretty balanced overall, examines the personal nature of the debate over fracking in New York State by examining the neighbor against neighbor conflict in Cooperstown, NY. From the article:

Any Pro-Drilling NY Landowners Interested in Debating?

MDN received the following invitation for New York landowners who support drilling to participate in a debate in Nyack, NY (near New York City) on Dec. 1st:

Exelon CEO Says Shale Gas Competes with Chinese Nuclear Power

Exelon Corp is the largest owner/operator of nuclear power plants in the United States. John Rowe, CEO of Exelon, said even though his company’s stock price is half what it was since 2008 largely because of the discovery and mining of shale gas, nevertheless, he’s a supporter of shale gas. While attending a conference in […]

PA Clean Air Council Sues EPA, Force Drillers to Reduce Ozone

The Pennsylvania anti-drilling group Clean Air Council is suing the federal EPA in an effort to force the EPA to clamp down on Marcellus drillers who the Clean Air Council says are creating too much ozone during drilling.

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Monday, Oct 31, 2011

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading:


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