Julie Lewis Broome County Landowner, Photographer and Former Legislator Aug 9,2014 in Natural Gas Now
Like most New York landowners, Julie Lewis is angry her state has refused to do its duty, denying her the right to lease her property for gas drilling.
Not everyone reading this will share my traditional views on faith and politics, but most would agree our state and our nation are not heading in the right direction. Scandal and crisis are plaguing both our state and Federal governments.
Obama claims he supports an “all of the above” energy policy. But, just like Cuomo, his actions speak louder than words. His clamp down on coal power plants with stringent standards is a nail in the coffin of an energy industry that employs many people with good paying jobs. And, while his EPA’s actions against coal will surely help promote more natural gas use, a good thing, a sound energy policy should always be a diverse one. Waiting 5 years for Obama’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline is just as ridiculous as waiting 6 years for Cuomo to let the SGEIS be released. Studying the issue to death is a delay tactic inherent on stopping forward progress on...