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An Atlantic Sunrise for Both Rural and Urban Economies
Posted: June 21st, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.An Atlantic Sunrise for Both Rural and Urban Economies

The Atlantic Sunrise pipeline is great news for the rural and urban economies of the Eastern Seaboard region, bringing the benefits of natural gas to both. The reason the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project is so important and should be approved by FERC is the same reason anti-gas forces oppose it; it will strengthen the potential for natural gas development in the rural northeast and it will bolst [ ... ]

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Another New York Pipeline Debacle in the Works?
Posted: June 21st, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

If the initial signs are any indication, Andrew Cuomo is set to create another New York pipeline debacle as he attempts to appease gentry class fractivists. We hate to say this, but we’ve seen this movie before. Last October the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved Dominion’s $165 million New Market Project–a project that expands Dominion’s transmission pip [ ... ]

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Investors are pulling out of the Buffalo Billion project amid corruption probe
Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s multibillion-dollar upstate economic development plans, including the massive Buffalo Billion project, may be derailed by growing nervousness from IBM and other companies over the continuing corruption probes. IBM, a major player in the state’s high-tech development efforts for more than a decade, has decided to “cease all new investments and additional hirin [ ... ]

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VIDEO** Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules
Posted: June 9th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

  BISMARCK, N.D. — Donald J. Trump traveled Thursday to the heart of America’s oil and gas boom, where he called for more fossil fuel drilling and fewer environmental regulations while vowing to “cancel the Paris climate agreement,” the 2015 accord committing nearly every nation to taking action to curb climate change. Laying out his positions on energy and the env [ ... ]

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EPA Includes Technology Forcing Principles in New Methane Rules
Posted: June 9th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

Cynthia A.M. Stroman    On May 12, 2016, EPA issued its final rule for reduction of methane emissions from the oil and gas sector.  The rule, originally proposed in September 2015, builds on the 2012 new source performance standards that addressed emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC), and serves as a key component of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan: Strat [ ... ]

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BBC spin hides the great solar energy fiasco
Posted: June 9th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

Much excitement from the BBC last week over a report from a body called REN21 – with the headline on its website “Renewable energy surge reaches record levels round the world”. Global spending on renewables, it trumpeted, last year soared to £200 billion, bringing total investment in the past six years alone to more than £1 trillion. Never before had prospects looked [ ... ]

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Harold Hamm: The Oil Mogul Behind Trump’s Energy Speech
Posted: June 9th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

By Amy Harder and Erin Ailworth May 27, 2016 9:51 am ET

Behind Donald Trump’s first campaign speech on energy was one of the oil industry’s most well-known, colorful and politically engaged executives: Harold Hamm. Mr. Trump referred to Mr. Hamm, founder and CEO of Continental Resources, a dozen or so times as he spoke at a press conference Thursday in North Dakota and then delivered [ ... ]

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Debate Rages Over Natural Gas Pipelines In Northeastern States After Plans Halted
Posted: May 25th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

New York’s rejection of the Constitution Pipeline and Kinder Morgan’s withdrawal of the proposed Northeast Energy Direct  pipeline have high- lighted the intense public debate in the Northeast over the need for natural gas and the  infrastructure to deliver it.   The natural gas industry is steadfast in its position that the region, which has among the highest energy p [ ... ]

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Landowners Sue DRBC and It’s A Beautiful Thing!
Posted: May 18th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.Landowners Sue DRBC and It’s A Beautiful Thing!

Is justice for DRBC region landowners on the horizon? A lawsuit has been filed against the agency and it’s a beautiful thing; compelling and elegant. Finally. It’s happened. The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) is, at long last, being sued for its outrageous caving to political pressure in failing to adopt already prepared regulations that, while onerous, would have probabl [ ... ]

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This Liberal Media Outlet Says Fracking To Blame For Green Civil War
Posted: May 17th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.This Liberal Media Outlet Says Fracking To Blame For Green Civil War

Filmmaker Josh Fox (C) joins a protest against fracking in California, in Los Angeles in this May 30, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files   The environmental benefits of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, are causing a split in the global green movement, according to an article published Wednesday in the progressive magazine Mother Jones.   Anti-fracking environmenta [ ... ]

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Preet Bharara says he’s not done — and Cuomo might be next
Posted: May 17th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

Manhattan US Attorney Preet Bharara watched with smug satisfaction Thursday as a judge slapped the second of Albany’s “three men in a room” with prison time.

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State asks for more information on potentially allowable fracking plan
Posted: May 17th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.State asks for more information on potentially allowable fracking plan

Anti-fracking protesters outside the Empire Plaza Convention Center. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)   ALBANY — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is requesting more information about a proposal to frack for natural gas in the Southern Tier using propane and sand rather than water.   The energy industry and environmentalists agree the proposal has the potential to bypas [ ... ]

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Constitution Pipeline Challenges Decision By NY News Release
Posted: May 17th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

Please see the attached file below to read the full news release.

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The Bufallo Billion was always an invitation to corruption
Posted: May 10th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

US Attorney Preet Bharara and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Photo: AP/UPI For US Attorney Preet Bharara — who dethroned the heads of both the state Senate and the Assembly — the idea of probing Gov. Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion must’ve been a no-brainer. After all, having the government hand a billion dollars in taxpayer money to the private sector is dubious in itself &mdash [ ... ]

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NRDC Sues EPA Over Fracking – Has The Settlement Been Pre-Arranged?
Posted: May 9th, 2016 | Author: Joint Landowners Coalition of N.Y. Inc.

The United States Environmental Protection Agency maintains a cozy relationship with environmental groups – it has been caught releasing proposals for early commentary to them and even republished Sierra Club talking points about Keystone XL as being officially from the Obama administration.   Well, why is that a surprise? The EPA is stuffed with former environmental activis [ ... ]

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