Posts Tagged ‘fracking’

MSN Money…Right on the Money

Posted on: June 10th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

MSN summarizes the economic surge being experienced in Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania, thanks to the development of natural gas reserves, calling the city a “boomtown.” Why Pittsburgh is becoming a boomtown Proximity to new oil and natural gas sites is drawing interest from abroad and fueling the city’s economic and population growth The Primanti Bros. [...]

The Truth About Taxes on Oil and Natural Gas Taxes

Posted on: April 4th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

An op-ed by PIOGA’s Lou D’Amico, published here in the Johnstown Tribune-Democrat, digs into the U.S. Tax Code to show the oil and gas industry does not get any “tax breaks,” as claimed by many politicians:  Read more: The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA March 27, 2013 Louis D’Amico | Stop the drumbeat for higher taxes [...]

It’s All Here

Posted on: March 28th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

NBC’s ‘Economy Watch” captures what is taking place in the United States thanks to new sources of affordable domestic energy:  Investment in manufacturing, good jobs, long-term economic growth and reduced utility costs for businesses and consumers.  America’s oil and natural gas producers say, “you’re welcome.”  Read more… The boom in new oil and natural gas [...]

The Little Bank That Could

Posted on: March 21st, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

Peoples Neighborhood Bank from Susquehanna County, flush with deposits from royalty owners and businesses engaged in all aspects of Marcellus development in the county, is moving up to compete with bigger banks in the cities of Binghamton and Scranton.  Read more here: Susquehanna County bank pushes into downtown Scranton BY DAVID FALCHEK (STAFF WRITER) Published: [...]

As usual, Stossel is on target

Posted on: March 19th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

Whether reporting for ABC or FOX News, reporter John Stossel has been cutting for years through all kinds of slime.  He does it here as well, on a number of issues related to natural gas development in the U.S.: Read more:   Frack to the future By John Stossel Published: Saturday, March 16, 2013, 9:00 [...]

Celebrity ‘fractivists’: True advocates or NIMBYs?

Posted on: March 6th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

The Associated Press exposes the celebrity-fracktivist crowd centered in New York for what they really are:  truth-bending, energy-consuming hypocrites. Read more:   NEW YORK — The scene: a Manhattan art-house theater. The cause: a campaign against the gas drilling process known as fracking that’s being led by more than 100 celebrities, including Yoko Ono, Sean [...]

Heritage Foundation understands ‘The energy potential of fracking’

Posted on: March 5th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

By Ed Feulner Published: Monday, February 25, 2013, 9:00 p.m. on Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013 Say you were a politician, and there was a domestic energy source available that’s clean and abundant. One that has the potential to create new jobs and revitalize local economies. Would you do more to encourage it? Silly question, you [...]

Promised Land? More like “Liar Land”

Posted on: January 8th, 2013 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

Joy Overbeck, a Colorado journalist, exposes “The Promised Land” for what it is in this Washington Times piece:  a movie  – driven by a group of people with an agenda — that is void of facts about oil and natural gas drilling, ignoring statements by state and federal regulators about the industry’s environmental protection efforts. [...]

Rendell tells Cuomo drilling “is a good thing to do”:

Posted on: December 10th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell encourages New York to drop its moratorium on drilling, while the former PaDEP Secretary calls the ban  “stunningly hypocritical.”   Read more here: Gov. Cuomo and New York would be frackin’ “crazy” to continue its fracking ban. That’s the message from former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, a Democrat whose state [...]