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Attitudes Need To Change Or We Are Doomed!


Environmentalists are aggressively fighting natural gas drilling in NY, while NJ installs solar panels that are  mysteriously disappearing and rallied against as an “eyesore”.  Two articles within days of each other….. one about natural gas drilling, the other solar energy.  … Continue reading

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NY Gas Leasing Thaws Out


WINDSOR, NY: After a brief period of inactivity in gas leasing,  a group of 40 Windsor landowners and a Denver-based energy company have finalized the area’s largest gas lease deal in more than a year. The $8.25 million lease agreement … Continue reading

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Recovery Plan?


Is this Obama’s Plan? The price of energy is higher, the dollar is down. You got some explaining to do. With the US dollar in a free fall, inflation at the pump and in the grocery aisle robbing consumers of … Continue reading

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Green Energy…. Running on Empty


‘What the heck went wrong?” That’s the question roiling the environmental community as it realizes that the battle against climate change has embarrassingly  fizzled. Everything was looking great in 2008 for a sweeping effort to make good on Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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Texas gas company buys Marcellus wells in Pa.


Texas gas company buys Marcellus wells in Pa. Exco Resources Inc. said Wednesday it has purchased certain oil and gas assets in the Marcellus shale from Chief Oil & Gas LLC for about $459.4 million. The properties are producing about … Continue reading

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Mineral rights drive up prices at Broome County tax auction.


Mineral rights drive up prices at Broome County tax  auction.   What’s the difference between nearly $8,000 an acre and $2,000 an acre? Location, location, location. That, and possibly a property’s proximity to the thickest part of the gas-rich Marcellus … Continue reading

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NY: Gas Drilling Moratorium


NY Assembly Approves Gas Drilling Moratorium What the heck???? Paterson’s last Hoorah! The Assembly approved a temporary moratorium on natural gas drilling Monday night, with the goal of placing a hold on hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) until May. The bill passed, … Continue reading

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