Fraudulent Poll Claims 72% PA Residents Support High Carbon Tax

The results of a new “push poll” aimed at brainwashing people (as opposed to an honest poll reflecting people’s actual opinions) have just been released claiming most Pennsylvania voters think a $2.36 billion tax they will pay over the next 10 years after joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is just lovely.
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Claims of PA LNG by Truck & Rail as “Bombs on Wheels” Disproven

Antis continue their public relations push to try and block a northeastern PA LNG liquefaction plant in Wyalusing, PA planned by New Fortress Energy (NFE), by claiming the LNG that will be shipped from the plant to the Philadelphia area, via trucks and rail, will be rolling “bombs on wheels.” However, an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer debunks those lies.
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Is PTT Going to Build a Cracker in Belmont County, OH…or Not?

We have another article today that looks at a current issue from both sides–whether or not PTT Global Chemical will, in the end, build a $10 billion ethane cracker plant in Belmont County, Ohio. We’ve written many articles about the potential PTT cracker plant since April 2015 when PTT, a huge petrochemical company based in Thailand, first announced they would consider building an ethane cracker plant in Ohio (see It’s Official: Belmont County Chosen as POSSIBLE Cracker Plant Site).
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Enbridge Using Solar Farm to Power TETCO Compressor Station in NJ

Enbridge, the owner/operator of the Texas Eastern Transmission Pipeline Company (TETCO), is building a first. The company is building a compressor station in Hunterdon County, New Jersey that is all-electric. Building an all-electric compressor isn’t a first (although it’s not typical). What is a first is where the electricity will come from to power it–a big, ugly 12-acre solar farm sitting nearby.
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Antis Continue Attacks on PennEast Pipe 2-Phase Construction Plan

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Anti fossil fuel zealots, citing their hatred of “fracked gas,” continue to attack a plan by PennEast Pipeline to separate construction and build the pipeline from northeastern PA into New Jersey into two phases–build the PA portion first, and the NJ portion later. PennEast Pipeline is a $1.2 billion, 118-mile brand new (greenfield) pipeline project planned between the Wilkes-Barre, PA area and the Trenton, NJ area. The project has faced stiff opposition from nutty Big Green groups and from the Democrats who have seized control of NJ.
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Sec. of Energy Dan Brouillette Touts Ohio Fossil & Petchem Energy

DOE Secretary Dan Brouillette

U.S. Dept. of Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette published an op-ed in the Warren, OH Tribune Chronicle to tout Ohio’s place as the fifth-largest natural gas producer in the country, and the Trump Administration’s support for and hope that it continues. Brouillette says Ohio has “only scratched the surface” of its energy and economic potential, thanks to the Utica Shale.
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Shale Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Sep 21, 2020

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: U.S. Energy Secretary to tour Shell cracker plant today; Shell cracker approaching 5,000 workers; How Boilermakers Local 154 could win the election for Trump; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: LNG tanker queues develop on USGC as exporters ramp up production; NATIONAL: Biden flip-flops on fracking; Fracking is on the ballot; Trump would emphasize energy infrastructure build-out; E&Ps’ third-quarter results seen rebounding after a memorable, brutal spring; Natural gas inventories on a fast track for the 4 trillion cubic feet level; INTERNATIONAL: China increases imports of us oil ahead of November election.
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