Posts Tagged ‘gas’

Engineers, Geologists and Economists Need Not Apply

Posted on: September 20th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

The “Responsible Drilling Alliance” takes the preposterous position of challenging Penn State’s academic accreditation after Ph.D.s with decades of experience had the nerve to complete studies on the future benefits of shale gas development.   It’s safe to assume this type of action will not be taken against schools like Cornell and Duke, where academics have [...]

Fragments of Truth: Forest Fragmentation

Posted on: September 18th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

The myths of the scary-sounding term “forest fragmentation” from natural gas drilling receive a thorough analysis here by Energy in Depth, with this quote from a  Pennsylvania Game Commission spokesman providing a simplified and meaningful perspective on the issue:   The kind of forest clearing that accompanies shale drilling ultimately benefits many game and non-game species, [...]

Real Story on the Bakken

Posted on: September 18th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

Former Lockheed CEO on domestic oil and gas production:  It could have an economic effect on par with “the invention of the semi-conductor. … It’s a big deal”.  The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review dispatches a reporter to North Dakota to learn about the region’s energy development revolution.  This statistic from the story stands out:  Eleven counties in [...]

The Real Story of No Green Slime

Posted on: September 13th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime 3 Comments

The website’s story is told here by the Associated Press, and has been picked up by news media around the country.  Sure, PIOGA’s website might have an edge to it, and some people might even find it controversial.  It’s a story that needs to be told, and we’re happy to spread the word about the [...]

Carpetbaggers and Hypocrites behind Damascus Group

Posted on: September 13th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

The “Damascus Citizens for Sustainability” is exposed for what it is: a small, well-heeled organization headquartered in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood that incorrectly claims it speaks for the Wayne County community.  Further, it receives funding from organizations such as the Colcom Foundation in Pittsburgh, with a largesse of about $340 million.  Colcom’s investments include some of the [...]