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In order for Reed's bill to succeed we need to show our support for it, and I mean NOW! Please print the attached file, complete your information at the bottom, and mail it in to the address at the top of the letter. Have all of your

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EPA questions Pruitt’s link to oil, gas

Scott Pruitt will take the helm at the Environmental Protection Agency this week facing questions about his relationship with fossil fuels companies and a workforce that, at least in part, seems skeptical about his plans for the agency.

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The committee on science space and technology is conducting over site of what appears to be a concerted effort of Russia
Posted: July 10th, 2017

The committee on science space and technology is conducting over site of what appears to be a concerted effort of Russia to spread disinformation operations against natural gas and fund anti gas groups .   Please see the attachment below.

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Some towns are saying no to wind farms
Posted: July 10th, 2017

Some area towns are doing all they can to prevent large wind farms from blowing into their borders. Clarence and Tonawanda are crafting laws to prohibit all large-scale industrial-sized wind farms that generate power to sell back to the grid. The Tonawanda Planning Board is expected to talk about proposed laws to ban large wind farms at its meeting Wednesday night, July 5. The town "doesn't w [ ... ]

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Stanford Geophysicist: Fracking Is An Environmental Good
Posted: July 10th, 2017

At a debate last week at Stanford University’s Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, a top scientist fired back against environmentalists’ claims that hydraulic fracking is dangerous. Mark Zoback, a longtime geophysics professor at Stanford, explained that already, 250,000 fracked wells exist in the United States. Forbes has the write-up: "The assertion that this caused or will s [ ... ]

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Susquehanna County landowners got $1 billion in royalties from Cabot Oil since 2016
Posted: July 10th, 2017

At a recent luncheon held at their corporate headquarters in Dimock, Susquehanna County, officials of Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. announced that since 2006 it has paid $1 billion in royalties to landowners in Susquehanna County from its production of natural gas from the Marcellus Shale. In addition, landowners received a total of $417 million for gas lease signing bonuses. &nbs [ ... ]

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A Clean Energy’s Dirty Little Secret Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/449026/solar-panel-waste-environmen...
Posted: July 10th, 2017

Installing solar panels on a home in Scripps Ranch, Calif. (Reuters photo: Mike Blake) Discarded solar panels are piling up all over the world, and they represent a major threat to the environment. Clean energy may not be so clean after all. A new study by Environmental Progress (EP) warns that toxic waste from used solar panels now poses a global environmental threat. The Berkeley-based group  [ ... ]

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U.S. proposes cutting total biofuels requirements in 2018
Posted: July 10th, 2017

By Chris Prentice, Jarrett Renshaw and David Shepardson NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Wednesday proposed to reduce the volume of biofuel required to be used in gasoline and diesel fuel next year as it signaled the first step toward a potential broader overhaul of its biofuels program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed total volume marked a slight decline from cu [ ... ]

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Monumental, unsustainable environmental impacts
Posted: July 10th, 2017

Replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy would inflict major land, wildlife, resource damage       July 2, 2017 by Paul Driessen   Demands that the world replace fossil fuels with wind, solar, and biofuel energy – to prevent supposed catastrophes caused by manmade global warming and climate change – ignore three fundamental flaws. 1) In  [ ... ]

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Court ruling could delay pipeline for CPV power plant
Posted: July 3rd, 2017Court ruling could delay pipeline for CPV power plant

The Competitive Power Ventures power plant under consturction in Wawayanda may burn oil rather than natural gas when it opens next year, because delays in the construction of a natural gas line.  - TImes Herald-Reord file photo  A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Millennium Pipeline Company against the state Department of Environmental Conservation, bringing into quest [ ... ]

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BASIL SEGGOS AND NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
Posted: June 30th, 2017

BASIL SEGGOS AND NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION, RESPONDENTS CPV VALLEY, LLC, INTERVENOR On Petition for Review from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Catherine E. Stetson argued the cause for petitioner. With her on the briefs was Sean Marotta. Elizabeth W. Whittle was on the brief for intervenor CPV Valley, LLC in support of petitioner. Brian M. [ ... ]

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The Northeast Natural Gas Pipeline Buildout Is Coming
Posted: June 30th, 2017

Driven by the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, Appalachia will easily be the largest supplier of new natural gas in the U.S. In fact, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio are the basis of the 700 trillion cubic feet of gas that our nation can produce when prices are $3 per MMBtu or less. For example, breakeven prices in the Marcellus to extract gas are now just $2 for some produc [ ... ]

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Shale Gas to the Climate Rescue
Posted: June 30th, 2017

The battle against runaway climate change is being lost. The green movement and the energy industry — while engaged in a furious debate on issues from nuclear power to oil sands — are missing the bigger picture. There is little recognition by either side that current policies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions are inadequate for dealing with the threat that they pose. It is the co [ ... ]

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Has New York DEC Pipeline Obstruction Finally Backfired?
Posted: June 30th, 2017

Did Andrew Cuomo, by giving the NRDC gang everything it wanted, cleverly remove his own DEC from any future role in pipeline obstruction or did he simply receive his just desserts? An Appeals Court decision issued Friday has (in our opinion) huge ramifications for New York State and the Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) that has been corrupted by political influence from Gov. An [ ... ]

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Critics see Cuomo power play at the PSC
Posted: June 16th, 2017Critics see Cuomo power play at the PSC

Under Cuomo, the PSC has undertaken an ambitious reimagining of the utility industry, has backed subsidies for renewable and nuclear energy and has set up a ratepayer-funded program to invest in clean energy technology. | Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has refashioned the Public Service Commission, the state's powerful utility regulator, in [ ... ]

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First Commercial Carbon-Capture Plant Goes Online
Posted: June 5th, 2017First Commercial Carbon-Capture Plant Goes Online

The Direct Air Capture carbon collecting plant in Hinwil, Switzerland (Climeworks)     Yesterday, the Swiss company Climeworks switched on its first carbon capture plant—a machine designed to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The company hopes to quickly scale up its technology and capture one percent of the global carbon dioxide produced by burning [ ... ]

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USGS Study Reaffirms: No Fracking Contamination of Groundwater in Gulf Shale
Posted: June 5th, 2017

Water is life. The slogan began as a catchphrase at the Dakota Access Pipeline this summer, but has been rapidly adopted by various other green groups concerned by potential environmental contamination from energy development. For years, fracking, which involves injecting pressurized fluid (often brine) into the ground to crack open bedrock and release petroleum supplies trapped underneath, has be [ ... ]

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