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Two Pennsylvania legislators who have taken money from—and enthusiastically supported—the natural gas industry have teamed up to now praise coal. State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Williamsport), chair of the Environmental Resource and Energy Committee, and Rep. Tim Solobay (D-Canonsburg, Pa.) are co-chairs of the newly-established Coal …

On January 12, Sharon Wilson, blogger and watchdog known as “Texas Sharon” in the fracktivist community, reported that benzene emissions were discovered at a Chesapeake Energy compressor station in Fort Worth, Texas.  Last fall, Shale Test – a Texas based environmental organization – went to …

Suppose you are a leader of a nationally prominent environmental conservation society or even a local conversation society.  Let’s say the society is the Audubon Society or the Ruffed Grouse Society, whose missions, respectively, are: “To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and …

Aubrey and Ralph – BFFs

May 22, 2012 // 2 Comments

Aubrey McClendon, CEO of Chesapeake Energy and Ralph Eads III, the Chairman of Jefferies Energy Investment Banking Group go way back in their association. McClendon and Eads were Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity brothers at Duke University. Prior to joining Jefferies, Eads was Co-President of Jefferies …

Occupy Well Street: Frack the Keystone XL

November 16, 2011 // 2 Comments

To the editor, Of all the CEOs who epitomize the corporate greed driving Occupy Wall Street, Chesapeake Energy’s Aubrey McClendon is the poster child. Pulling down 112.5 million in 2010, McClendon is the 1% who owes his mega-wealth to fracking. Drill baby, drill! EPA? Just …

Those Fracking Letters to the Editor

August 3, 2011 // 39 Comments

June 15, 2011 To the editor, The Press Enterprise headline, ‘Fracking comes to area” hardly captures what’s coming to Columbia County now that Williams Production Appalachia (WPA) has struck gas “gold.” Let’s not speculate about the pollution threatening our wells, streams, and the Susquehanna River, the …

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