Archives for July 2020

Report unfairly besmirches all DEP personnel who made enviro

Report unfairly besmirches all DEP personnel who made environmental protection their life’s work & passion. It’s no… https://t.co/uidu5PpABy

Labor & building trade unions demand politicians recogni

Labor & building trade unions demand politicians recognize how the natural gas #fracking boom over the past decade… https://t.co/KtuyFR8ezl

Berkshire positioned natural gas as part of its strategy for

Berkshire positioned natural gas as part of its strategy for sustainability. Its energy company called it a “reliab… https://t.co/i3GcmPtTap

Funded with #natgas impact fee dollars, the Lancaster Farmla

Funded with #natgas impact fee dollars, the Lancaster Farmland Trust aims to preserve 1,222 farmland acres this yea… https://t.co/pvhgBhxBTU

“The real opportunity comes from the downstream use of natur

“The real opportunity comes from the downstream use of natural gas and the new manufacturing, jobs and growth for t… https://t.co/YmspoUdAeD

RT @AEA: “Employees of the natural gas industry live in th

RT @AEA: “Employees of the natural gas industry live in the very communities in which we operate. They have every incentive to ensure that…

More natural gas in power generation = reduced power sector

More natural gas in power generation = reduced power sector emissions, a new @CeresNews report finds. ⚡️🔌 Learn mo… https://t.co/BI6G1SkseC

Environmental Group Report: Natural Gas Drives Power Sector Emission Reductions

As natural gas gains a larger role in our nation’s energy mix, emissions of some of the most prominent greenhouse gasses have plummeted, a new Ceres analysis revealed. In its latest air emissions benchmarking report, the report co-authored by the Natural Resources Defense Council – an organization that supports a fracking ban – found that […]

MSC in Observer-Reporter: Shapiro’s report ‘disservice to commonwealth’

By David Spigelmyer In the event that you did not read Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s 243-paged natural gas report in its entirety, here’s the key takeaway: factually, legally inaccurate. That’s how dedicated Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) professionals described it, with the state’s top environmental regulators adding that Shapiro’s two-year taxpayer-funded effort “presents an […]

Participating companies in the Environmental Partnership con

Participating companies in the Environmental Partnership conducted more than 184,000 leak surveys in 2019 across mo… https://t.co/MPEPGjTiMV

[email protected] publisher: “I have been mystified by the ho

[email protected] publisher: “I have been mystified by the hostility toward investment in oil and natural gas infras… https://t.co/37aIjMd9O9

“No other aspect of our economy is under the same level of i

“No other aspect of our economy is under the same level of intense scrutiny as the natural gas industry, which is w… https://t.co/GK0ZZFfAni

“The post-pandemic economic comeback is going to be powered

“The post-pandemic economic comeback is going to be powered by American energy dominance, and Appalachia is poised… https://t.co/Kc1823DYQL

Increasing use of natural gas has resulted in U.S. carbon di

Increasing use of natural gas has resulted in U.S. carbon dioxide emissions reaching their lowest levels in a gener… https://t.co/Kh00rxIRCk

“Energy underpins everything we do in the U.S. economy,” @Se

“Energy underpins everything we do in the U.S. economy,” @SecBrouillette said. “It’s one of the backbones of the st… https://t.co/leeIjYimIj

RT @Range_Resources: Washington County to showcase Mingo Cou

RT @Range_Resources: Washington County to showcase Mingo County Park’s latest improvements & historic features, totaling $1.4 million, incl…

Washington Co.’s Mingo Park receives $1.4 million in upgrade

Washington Co.’s Mingo Park receives $1.4 million in upgrades, including new pavilions, playgrounds, equipment, and… https://t.co/WeDvK1bMo9

[email protected] column: “Since 2005, carbon emissions have declin

[email protected] column: “Since 2005, carbon emissions have declined by 28% after natural gas from shale production displ… https://t.co/Pb9QlMdEY6

Appalachia, thanks to our abundance of #natgas, is poised to

Appalachia, thanks to our abundance of #natgas, is poised to be a #mfg powerhouse, a new @ENERGY report states. 🏗️… https://t.co/5zxAzygHRr

“DEP, since the beginning of shale development in ’08, p

“DEP, since the beginning of shale development in ’08, passed dozens of regulatory enhancements, making Pa. one of… https://t.co/egs6POoKkI

MSC’s Spigelmyer joins @abc27News to correct the record on A

MSC’s Spigelmyer joins @abc27News to correct the record on AG Shapiro’s “factually inaccurate” #natgas report. “W… https://t.co/09HATpXUhY

RT @clearenergy: Like many other political puppets on the le

RT @clearenergy: Like many other political puppets on the left, “Pennsylvania Democrat Attorney General Josh Shapiro is apparently attempti…

RT @PAChamber: The safe development of PA’s #naturalgas has

RT @PAChamber: The safe development of PA’s #naturalgas has always been the industry’s goal to help our standing in the global economy & pr…

RT @UGIEnergy: Thanks to the @UGIEnergy team who worked to r

RT @UGIEnergy: Thanks to the @UGIEnergy team who worked to repower the #natgas fired Hunlock Station. Since the repower, the combined cycl…

“Natural-gas producers are among the most highly taxed in th

“Natural-gas producers are among the most highly taxed in the nation. A duplicative tax will make Pennsylvania less… https://t.co/LzZqeAQRfZ

The absurdity of pipeline bans is that we don’t have cheap w

The absurdity of pipeline bans is that we don’t have cheap way to transport oil & gas from OH & PA to NY, Boston &… https://t.co/NlTdVoQe7M

RT @EIAgov: #TodayInEnergy – In 2019, the United States prod

RT @EIAgov: #TodayInEnergy – In 2019, the United States produced and consumed record volumes of #naturalgas. https://t.co/TQwHLpNI0U https:…

New study highlights the global air emissions & environm

New study highlights the global air emissions & environmental benefits of exporting more clean, abundant 🇺🇸 natural… https://t.co/5OcBnxJQO3

RT @AEA: Energy security isn’t something Pennsylvanians can

RT @AEA: Energy security isn’t something Pennsylvanians can afford to leave up to unhinged politicians. https://t.co/civftXBNkC

[email protected] letter: “Attorney General Josh Shapiro is a polit

[email protected] letter: “Attorney General Josh Shapiro is a politician, and like most politicians, I think he does not g… https://t.co/nSCaojjTQK

✔️ In 2018, 3.4+ million jobs were connected to direct u

✔️ In 2018, 3.4+ million jobs were connected to direct use of natural gas. ✔️ These jobs added $408 billion to GDP… https://t.co/uplE7oYSAQ

📣What They’re Saying: AG Shapiro’s Report Inaccurate,

📣What They’re Saying: AG Shapiro’s Report Inaccurate, Ignores Existing Law The report, which resulted from two-ye… https://t.co/ldGyTKNtdu

AG Shapiro’s natural gas report “alleges that the industry ‘

AG Shapiro’s natural gas report “alleges that the industry ‘uses explosives’ in hydraulic fracturing operations. Th… https://t.co/nNwSzJZ0ke

“Appalachian energy resources are among the most plentiful i

“Appalachian energy resources are among the most plentiful in the world, and the region stands poised to continue i… https://t.co/z6dbQx976W

[email protected]_PAChem’s investment in the region created “an immedi

[email protected]_PAChem’s investment in the region created “an immediate need” for a highly trained and skilled workforce,… https://t.co/inJrefm1I2

Lawrence Twp. uses their #natgas impact tax revenues to hire

Lawrence Twp. uses their #natgas impact tax revenues to hire new police officers, pave roads, and purchase fire equ… https://t.co/Pefxl4SYZ1

What They’re Saying: AG Shapiro’s Report Inaccurate, Ignores Existing Law

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s politically-motivated report on shale gas development ignores existing law, the Commonwealth’s strong regulatory framework, and contains numerous misstatements and inaccuracies, various news outlets have reported.  Make no mistake, Pennsylvania has nation-leading environmental regulations and “there’s no industry that’s under the kind of perpetual scrutiny that shale gas development is under,” […]

“When you talk about blocking pipelines, what you’re reall

“When you talk about blocking pipelines, what you’re really talking about is shutting down whole sections of our ec… https://t.co/M3ben2NoYq

“The Shell ethane cracker serves as a key anchor to the dive

“The Shell ethane cracker serves as a key anchor to the diversification of Beaver Co.’s economy,” Commissioner Jack… https://t.co/p5NH4pRPkZ

“A lot of paychecks we just won’t get for local workers,”

“A lot of paychecks we just won’t get for local workers,” said Steve White of the Affiliated Construction Trades Fo… https://t.co/7qNWI5AHtW

RT @SecBrouillette: Thank you Ashley Webster for speaking wi

RT @SecBrouillette: Thank you Ashley Webster for speaking with me this morning on @varneyco. The Atlantic Coast Pipeline is a missed opport…

[email protected]_Times letter: “In Pennsylvania, our natural gas indu

[email protected]_Times letter: “In Pennsylvania, our natural gas industry can be a viable solution to help decrease the unem… https://t.co/8jmaxYudTn

RT @LIUNA: Terry O’Sullivan, General President of #LIUNA m

RT @LIUNA: Terry O’Sullivan, General President of #LIUNA made the following statement on the thousands of construction jobs killed after th…

FACT: #Fracking has unleashed a surge of natural gas & o

FACT: #Fracking has unleashed a surge of natural gas & oil and made the U.S. the world’s leading producer. At the s… https://t.co/vGiNSr91zQ

[email protected] donated a $100,000 simulator for students in the S

[email protected] donated a $100,000 simulator for students in the Susquehanna Co. Career and Technology Center’s CDL Train… https://t.co/JreNp5UJJi

[email protected] letter: “I’m thankful to health care worke

[email protected] letter: “I’m thankful to health care workers, first responders, grocery store employees, and others… https://t.co/NVrJ5YwNcu

“Over the past decade, the U.S. shale gas boom propelled the

“Over the past decade, the U.S. shale gas boom propelled the U.S. into the global lead among natural producers.” 🇺🇸… https://t.co/U6j9xZ1Kw9

“For anyone to suggest that we’re not protecting our environ

“For anyone to suggest that we’re not protecting our environment and public health while responsibly producing clea… https://t.co/zhfa3WXux4

Washington Co. Commissioners use natural gas impact fee reve

Washington Co. Commissioners use natural gas impact fee revenues to cover renovations to the county’s historic cour… https://t.co/2woj2fphon

By leveraging the region’s natural gas abundance, we’re

By leveraging the region’s natural gas abundance, we’re moving our economy forward, delivering meaningful consumer… https://t.co/A0Z8TOBQCq