Energy & Environment
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]
Parties at center of Attorney General investigation of Harrisburg incinerator deeply involved in LCSWMA deal
Pennsylvanians for whatever reason have a lot of problems calling the cops.
Some of our biggest criminal cases, past and present, involve the startling question: Why didn’t they call the cops?
This was driven home this week when Pennsylvania Attorney… Read the rest[...read more]
Pennsylvanians want to put a moratorium on fracking.
And it’s not just a few thousand, but a majority of the state’s residents.
Pennsylvania lies in the heart of the Marcellus Shale, possibly the most productive shale for gas in the… Read the rest[...read more]