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PublicK NuisancE: Driving Home a Point

By at May 10, 2011 | 10:35 am | 1 Comments

PublicK NuisancE: Driving Home a Point

RTC’s PublicK Nuisance hit the road and would have hit another driver if it was not against the law. That driver would have been oblivious to injury though, because he was more concerned about talking on his cell phone than driving a car.

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Colonial Shale Policy

By at May 5, 2011 | 11:59 am | 8 Comments

Colonial Shale Policy

Start by considering that greenest of snake oil, renewable energy. The idea that renewables are anywhere near ready to take over the base load is a fiction even the pie in the sky folks in the Obama administration can’t sell.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 5, 2011 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; no go on bin Laden’s photo. President Obama has decided it is in the best interest of America and American’s not to release the most talked about picture on the planet. Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection reverses course, was it pressure or common sense? And, RTC’s Eric Epstein will talk about all those freebies some lawmakers in Pennsylvania recently pocketed. You can hear and join the conversation on 580 talk radio starting at 4:00 pm. (EST)

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Top Ten Reasons Not To Tax Marcellus Shale

By at May 2, 2011 | 9:51 am | 933 Comments

Top Ten Reasons Not To Tax Marcellus Shale

RTC’s Eric Epstein with a fresh top ten list. Epstein sizes up all the “below the radar” reasons why we should not tax the Marcellus.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 29, 2011 | 12:18 pm | 98 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this Edition of Rock The Capital Minute, a joint RTC-Democracy Rising story into judges in Pennsylvania serving past their time, PublicK NuisancE returns with a story you should not miss, and Scott Paterno’s piece on Marcellus Fever is spreading like wildfire.

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PublicK NuisancE: When Teapublicans Attack

By at April 29, 2011 | 8:04 am | 1,332 Comments

PublicK  NuisancE: When Teapublicans Attack

what I’d really like to see is something like, “First, don’t let the corporate greedheads who are sucking natural gas profits from our soil contaminate all our drinking water from Warren to West Chester.”

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 28, 2011 | 9:35 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Northeast Laser’s request for regulation goes before the PUC. Northeast wants tot build a pipeline to carry natural gas out of the Marcellus Shale. At the troubled Fukushima Daiichi power plant in Japan, new tests show high levels of radiation, and in Harrisburg, some protestors are escorted out of an advisory meeting.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 27, 2011 | 9:41 am | 992 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission is stacked with folks that contributed to Governor Corbett’s campaign, and many of the members work for companies that were fined last year for environmental violations. In Japan, authorities say they will call in outside experts to assess what went wrong at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant, and Pennsylvania’s Senate confirms four more cabinet nominees for Corbett.

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Oversite like never before in the Marcellus

By at April 26, 2011 | 3:42 pm | 164 Comments

Oversite like never before in the Marcellus

The federal Environmental Protection Agency is doing more than looking over the shoulder of Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection. The EPA is apparently not satisfied with the way the DEP is handling an investigation into last week’s spill in the Marcellus Shale

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 20, 2011 | 8:54 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital; Eric Epstein has found that short and long term memory lapses will likely result in more death by smoke and fire now that Pennsylvania is about to kill its sprinkler law, In Japan authorities are trying to find a way to crack down on people crossing over the evacuation zone, and Governor Corbett says no more to gas drillers hauling wastewater to treatment facilities.

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