Energy & Environment
Rex W. Tillerson, a resident of Bartonville, Texas, like many of his neighbors was upset with his city council. That’s not unusual. Many residents get upset at their local governing boards. And so they went to a city council meeting… Read the rest[...read more]
No response or acknowledgement from either gentleman. I had also copied this to my own municipal elected leaders. No response or acknowledgement from any of them either.
The attached is an ad opposing SB1100 and HB 1950. Both include pathetic… Read the rest[...read more]
The derailment of a 101-car CSX freight train on a bridge in a densely-populated part of Philadelphia this past week should be yet another warning to politicians who have become cheerleaders for oil and gas fracking.
The train had been… Read the rest[...read more]
At the time New Jersey established a ban on fracking, it seemed symbolic, much like the moratorium in Vermont, which has no economically recoverable natural gas; the Marcellus Shale, primarily in New York and Pennsylvania, doesn’t extend into New Jersey.… Read the rest[...read more]
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… Read the rest[...read more]
Tokelau, an independent territory of New Zealand, is a small three island archipelago of about 1,400 residents about 300 miles north of American Samoa in the South Pacific. In October 2012, the Polynesian nation turned off the last of its… Read the rest[...read more]
Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA) CEO Jim Warner faced tough questions at Harrisburg city council meeting Thursday night.
The council meeting was held to consider the city receiver’s plan to sell the Harrisburg incinerator to the Lancaster authority.… Read the rest[...read more]
Since 1987 I have document noncompliance issues afflicting the Harrisburg Steam Generating Faculty (“HSGF”), renamed the Harrisburg Materials, Energy, Recycling and Resource Recovery Facility (“HRRF”) in 1992.
Whatever you call it, the incinerator generated ash from the incineration of household… Read the rest[...read more]
With his popularity about the same as a hairy wart, Gov. Tom Corbett (R-Pa.) had to make some critical changes in his administration if he has any hope of winning a second term in 2014.
There are many things he… Read the rest[...read more]