Tag: New York

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 »

NY top court considers local bans on gas drilling

The cases being argued before the Court of Appeals involve bans in the small towns of Dryden and Middlefield in rural central New York.  More »

Oil producers make crude export pitch

The oil industry stepped up its campaign to export crude on Thursday, releasing a report tying the foreign sales to new jobs nationwide. But convincing motorists that selling oil overseas will lead to lower gasoline prices inside the U.S. may be a tougher political sell.  More »

New York making $1B investment in solar power

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state is making a long-term, $1 billion investment in support of solar power.  More »

Oil industry launches new ad campaign

The oil industry’s leading trade group broadened its pitch beyond the Beltway on Thursday, rolling out new advertisements and a series of state polls highlighting widespread support for domestic energy development from New York to Nevada.  More »
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