WSJ: Natural Gas “May be America’s Best Antipoverty Program”

In a must-read weekend editorial, the Wall Street Journal clearly and effectively articulates the facts about American shale development, its safety and the undeniable benefits associated with this historic opportunity. “One of the biggest benefits from fracking and other new drilling technologies,” the WSJ writes, “is often overlooked: the windfall to American consumers, especially the […]

What Energy Producers, Manufacturers Are Saying About Natural Gas in the Global Economy

Yesterday, in a letter available here, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) “called on Energy Secretary Chu to approve all pending applications for LNG export terminals,” as the Wall Street Journal reports. Here’s what manufacturers, the chemical industry and energy producer organizations are saying about common sense natural gas export policies, which, as MSC CEO Kathryn […]

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 […]

Charleston Daily Mail editorial: W.Va. should welcome Marcellus Shale action

If there is no significant harm to the environment, hostility is silly Wednesday July 27, 2011 The Wall Street Journal wrote tellingly Tuesday of the differences between two other Marcellus shale states, Pennsylvania and New York, which it called “a case study in one state embracing economic opportunity, while the other has let environmental politics […]

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 […]