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More Civil Disobedience Expected Against Local Natural-Gas Pipeline Project

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin
Anya Klepacki, left, Claire Sowa, middle, and Nelli Routsalainen of Stop the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline outside the Rhode Island Statehouse during a March 6 protest. (Tim Faulkner/ecoRI News)

By TIM FAULKER/ecoRI News staff PROVIDENCE — The banner held by climate activists outside the Statehouse on March 6 read: “Expect Resistance.” And it might be a sign of things to come. Of the 16 protesters, nine were from Massachusetts and several were involved in recent high-profile protests in the Boston area, protests that were
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New York’s Natural Gas Fight

Mar 11th, 2015 | By admin
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Southern Towns are Threatening Secession By Alex Martinelli Monday, March 9th, 2015 In 1764, King George ended a longstanding dispute between the colonies of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and New York. He proclaimed that the area now known as Vermont belonged to the New York colony, ever increasing his role in colonial affairs (a problem that would
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Federal Agency Approves Algonquin Pipeline Expansion

Mar 3rd, 2015 | By admin
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by Tom Auchterlonie WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — The controversial Algonquin Pipeline expansion proposal has received approval from a federal agency that conducted an environmental review for the project. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued its approval decision on Tuesday with details presentation in a 66-page document that included expansions for the conclusion. The proposal is from Spectra Energy.
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Pennsylvania governor proposes new tax on natural gas extraction

Feb 13th, 2015 | By admin

BY HILARY RUSS NEW YORK Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:35pm EST Pennsylvania’s governor, Democrat Tom Wolf, arrives at his ”Let’s Get Started” celebration at Hershey Lodge, January 20, 2015. CREDIT: REUTERS/MARK MAKELA (Reuters) – Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Wednesday proposed a new 5 percent severance tax on the state’s boomingnatural gas extraction industry, a turnabout from
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True Cause Of Fracking Leaks Found – Industry Breathes A Sigh Of Relief

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By admin
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By Brian Westenhaus | Wed, 17 September 2014 19:19 | An Ohio State University led study has pinpointed the likely source of most natural gas contamination in drinking-water wells associated with hydraulic fracturing as the walls of the gas well and their well casing seal to the ground. It’s not the source many people may have
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New anti-fracking TV spot unveiled

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By admin
Sandra Steingraber of New Yorkers Against Fracking raises health concerns about hydro fracking during a news conference Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, 2013, at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, N.Y. (John Carl D'Annibale / Times Union)

New York groups focus on woes affecting Pennsylvania residents By Casey Seiler 6:08 pm, Sunday, September 21, 2014 ALBANY — A coalition of groups opposed to New York’s implementation of the controversial natural gas drilling technique known as hydrofracking brought in Pennsylvania residents Wednesday to share their allegations of health and environmental damage resulting from the process. The
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Third well secured at site of southwestern Pa. Chevron well explosion that killed worker

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By admin
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DILLINER, Pennsylvania AP — Crews have replaced and secured the head of a third natural gas well in southwestern Pennsylvania near two others that caught fire, killing a worker last month. Scott Perry, deputy secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, tells the (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1krhJwe) that the third well head was replaced on
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Chevron caps one of two wells involved in Greene County fire

Feb 25th, 2014 | By admin
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette February 24, 2014 5:32 AM Chevron said on Sunday afternoon that one of two wells in Greene County that were still leaking natural gas after a Feb. 11 explosion has been capped. In statement, the company, which owns three wells at the drilling site in Dunkard, said the flow of gas from the
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After Pa. Gas Well Explosion, Chevron Hands Out Gift Certificates For Free Pizza!!

Feb 18th, 2014 | By admin
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I’m quite sure the pizza will wash away the terror, death and human suffering this incident has caused to the neighborhood. Maybe if the next blast is even worse, they will send us to Denny’s!

Since Chevron is worth $253.706 Billion! I’m sure they can afford the pizza.



Explosion And Fire At Chevron Natural Gas Well In Pennsylvania

Feb 17th, 2014 | By admin
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