PA State Senator Says Let’s Stop Fracked PA Gas Going to NY!


PA Sen. Gene Yaw

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo may have started a peeing match he’ll end up losing, by denying permission to build the Constitution Pipeline (see NY Gov. Cuomo Refuses to Grant Permits for Constitution Pipeline). At a midstream (i.e. pipeline) conference held yesterday in Pennsylvania, one of the speakers–PA Sen. Gene Yaw from northeastern PA–said half jokingly (and half seriously) that he’s contemplating introducing a bill that would prohibit PA’s fracked gas from flowing through pipelines into New York State. Such a thing, if it ever happened, would CRUSH New York economically. It would (deservedly) bring the Empire State to its collective knees. Of course such a thing isn’t going to happen–but still, just joking about it sends a very loud message to the man-child running the Empire State: You’re on notice buddy, if you don’t allow pipelines to get built, there WILL be consequences…

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