By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 7:44 pm
Un-Natural Gas reports that Calvin Tillman, mayor of DISH, Texas, is visiting Delaware County later this month to talk about the problems his town has had with natural gas drilling. DISH  hosts eleven massive natural gas compressors, four metering... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 10:49 am
The Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin reports that pro- and anti-gas-drilling groups in the area sat down over breakfast recently to talk about what they have in common when they're not hurling nasty epithets at one another. Dan Fitzsimmons, chairman of... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 - 2:52 pm
Interest in the Marcellus Shale is heating up at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which just launched a tipline where New Yorkers can report sightings of illegal gas and oil drilling. The agency is asking residents of Pennsylvania, Maryland, New... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 - 2:18 pm
Flanked by local officials at the offices of the Catskill Watershed Corporation, State Senator John Bonacic and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch call on Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to fire watershed inspector general Philip Bein. (Left to right: Hamden... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 - 2:43 pm
A Gerson Lehrman Group analyst says Congress is likely to hold off on passing legislation to regulate hydrofracking: The EPA has delayed a study of fracking's effect on drinking water that the Congress ordered last year because the study has not been... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 - 6:45 pm
Reuters reports that a group of shareholders, worried about the environmental damage from drilling in the Marcellus Shale, is pressuring gas companies for greater transparency and more safety assurances. The shareholder proposal campaign, aimed at 12... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 - 12:09 pm
A new documentary on hydrofracking gets serious love from Variety mag's Robert Koehler: Who could have anticipated that one of the most effective and expressive environmental films of recent years would be the work of a Gotham theater director who's never... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 - 12:24 am
Lest anyone doubt the passion and commitment of the protestors at today's dueling rallies on the issue of natural-gas drilling in New York State, let the record state: It was January, and it was raining, and it was in Albany. Enough said. [img_assist|nid=... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010 - 11:26 am
NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg's in the capital, telling state legislators how bad the governor's proposed budget is for Noo Yawk. Meanwhile, citizens from across the state are rallying both for and against natural-gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale, an... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 - 6:46 pm
RFK Jr.'s in West VA right now, debating Don Blankenship on coal, mountaintop removal and the future of American energy. Watch it live here, or follow on Twitter by searching for #coaldebate.


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