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04.02.14

How American energy independence could change the world

The holy grail of American leaders over the past four decades, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, has been energy independence, and thanks to shale oil and gas, the dream could soon become reality.

 

03.31.14

Obama Pitches Shale Gas to Europe Seeking to Cut Imports

The crisis in Ukraine underscores the need for the European Union to consider imports of natural gas from the U.S. and development of domestic resources to diversify supplies, President Barack Obama said.

 

03.24.14

US manufacturing is coming back - Thank shale

The U.S. shale boom is beginning to ripple outward to American cities. The shale mining industry's rising demand for materials and equipment along with the abundance of cheap fuel are fueling a modest renaissance in American manufacturing, according to a report prepared by IHS Global insight for the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

 

03.07.14

Keystone XL project overwhelmingly favored by Americans

New Post-ABC News poll: Americans support the idea of constructing the Keystone XL oil pipeline between Canada and the United States by a nearly 3 to 1 margin...

 

03.03.14

New pro-fracking group springs from Southern Tier

Union workers, farmers, landowners and local businesses on Monday announced they have formed a grass roots coalition striving for a chance to grow natural gas drilling jobs by tapping into the Marcellus Shale beneath many of New York's counties.

 

02.18.14

U.S. energy secretary says fracking brings prosperity

U.S. energy secretary Ernest Moniz said Andrew Cuomo should consider the economic prosperity fracking has brought to Pennsylvania as he weighs a ban in New York.

 

02.04.14

Group of Legislators, Labor, Business, National Security Leaders Call for Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline

Following the release of the State Department's fifth and final environmental impact statement... many U.S. Senators and US Representatives... labor and business leaders... call on President to approve pipeline.

 

01.31.14

State Department releases Keystone XL final environmental impact statement

The State Department concluded in its final environmental assessment issued Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline would not significantly alter global greenhouse gas emissions...

 

01.30.14

Statement from Karen Moreau on DEC Commissioner Martens' comments on "No Plans" to lift the moratorium on high volume hydraulic fracturing in NY

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens must have slept through President Obama's State of the Union address, where the president cited the production of natural gas as the reason for reduced carbon pollution, investment in manufacturing, job creation and a move from foreign oil dependence.

 

01.30.14

HARPER: A fracking good story missed by the media

The United States has become the largest producer of oil and natural gas in the world, surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. You may have missed this important story. That's because the media virtually ignored it.