Newspaper Editorials Slam Cuomo’s “Bad Science”

Following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement this week to ban responsible natural gas development in New York, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, small and large businesses, manufacturers, elected officials and nationwide media outlets are all questioning the “bad science” at the core of this highly-politicized decision, calling it a “sad day for the future of the […]

Natural Gas is Bringing “U.S. Manufacturing Back to Life”

Shuttered factories left for gone are reopening; companies are bringing operations back to America; and manufacturers are hiring locally, thanks in large part to clean-burning, safely-produced domestic natural gas. This industrial resurgence has been rightly termed a “a game changer” by economists, who note that America’s “manufacturing’s future is getting brighter,” as NPR reports yesterday […]

Science, Public Opinion Continue to Mount in Favor of NY Marcellus Development

Despite the overwhelmingly clear evidence that clean-burning American natural gas from the Marcellus Shale can be safely developed in New York, Gov. Anthony Cuomo unnecessarily continues to embrace a hurry-up-and-wait approach tantamount to a de facto moratorium. In fact, the New York Times reports today that “the state’s Health Department found in an analysis it […]

MSC Statement on New York DEC’s Proposed Regulations on Hydraulic Fracturing

Canonsburg, Pa. – Marcellus Shale Coalition President and Executive Director Kathryn Z. Klaber today commented on the rulemaking proposed by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation to regulate high-volume hydraulic fracturing needed to facilitate production of natural gas in the state’s Marcellus Shale region: “Clean-burning and abundant natural gas is providing economic, environmental, and […]

Wall Street Journal editorial: A Tale of Two Shale States

Pennsylvania’s gain vs. New York’s missed opportunity. REVIEW & OUTLOOK JULY 26, 2011 Politicians wringing their hands over how to create more jobs might study the shale boom along the New York and Pennsylvania border. It’s a case study in one state embracing economic opportunity, while the other has let environmental politics trump development. The […]

Delaying drilling will hurt N.Y.

By Kathryn Z. Klaber Ithaca Journal // Press & Sun Bulletin // Elmira Star-Gazette January 17, 2011 “The irony is that New York consumes more natural gas than any state east of the Mississippi, with more than 30 percent of the state’s electricity derived from it (10 percentage points above the national average) and more […]