Tag: New York

Northeast gas pipeline progresses, to some landowner dismay

Of 651 landowners in New York and Pennsylvania affected by the $700 million pipeline project, 125 refused to sign right of way agreements.  More »

Judge rules shale gas pipeline can cross holdout properties

U.S. District Judge Malachy Mannion ruled that the Constitution Pipeline has the necessary permits from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and that it serves the public interest by providing additional natural gas pipeline capacity.  More »

Local communities standing against and for fracking

While some local communities have been fighting to keep fracking outside their borders, a group of towns in New York have been debating whether to ditch the state for frack friendly Pennsylvania.  More »

Dynegy reports $104 million loss for fourth quarter

Dynegy reported a larger fourth-quarter loss than in 2013, but a lower net loss for the full year.  More »

Idea for gas terminal off East Coast rankles fracking foes

Liberty Natural Gas wants to build a deep-water port in federal waters 19 miles off Jones Beach, New York, and 29 miles off Long Branch, New Jersey. Its stated purpose is to bring additional natural gas into the New York area during times of peak demand, thereby lowering home-heating prices.  More »

NY fracking ban seen as having little impact on supply

Scientists say New York’s available reserves of natural gas in the sprawling Marcellus Shale are minuscule compared to what can be extracted in other states such as Pennsylvania and West Virginia.  More »

NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York’s decision to ban fracking, farmers such as apple grower David Johnson are grieving for dashed hopes and dreams.  More »

Cuomo gets kudos, scorn for New York fracking ban

Residents statewide remain almost evenly split on the issue, and the divisions are clear, pollsters said Thursday.  More »

New York health department says ‘no’ to fracking

Dr. Howard Zucker unveiled his findings as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s cabinet meeting early Wednesday afternoon.  More »

States looking to increase electric-vehicle charging stations

Several states are pushing forward tax incentive programs to provide charging stations for the increasing number of electric vehicles on the road.  More »

Cuomo: Hydraulic fracturing is ‘divisive’ issue

But the governor continued to say he will let scientists decide on the drilling practice.  More »

Regulators: Constitution pipeline’s environmental impact not significant

Regulators have concluded that the Constitution pipeline and related Wright Interconnect Project would have a less-than-significant impact on the environment in a final analysis released today.  More »

New York court rejects bid to revive fracking ban case

A motion by bankrupt Norse Energy against the town of Dryden in western New York was denied by the state’s highest court.  More »

EOG, Anadarko reach deal with New York to disclose financial risks of fracking

The New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman reached an agreement with Houston based energy producers EOG Resources and Anadarko that will require them to disclose the financial risks associated with hydraulic fracturing, his office announced Friday.  More »

New York cities win right to ban fracking

New York’s cities and towns can block hydraulic fracturing within their borders, the state’s highest court ruled, dealing a blow to the oil industry.  More »
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