External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas
The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM “The Talker,” talked about pipelines, Act 13, regs, taxes and much more this week.
Every Saturday, Kevin Lynn of Linde Corporation and I co-host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural gas.
The Shale Gas News is typically broadcast live and this past Saturday’s program, the podcast of which is available here, covered the following new territory (see news excerpts below) and, among many more topics, included interviews with Gordon Tomb of the Commonwealth Foundation and Joe Barone of ShaleDirectories.com:
- PennEast Addresses Concerns About Pipeline Under River. PennEast has hired teams of specialists including geologists, engineers and environmental scientists, to do studies as part of its due diligence. “This is a major investment in the region, not simply for the company, and we are committed to doing the right thing,” she said. “This is not something we take lightly.”
- New Draft Drilling Regulations in PA: Wastewater Impoundments Out. So-called “temporary” impoundments would be banned while the larger, centralized, more permanent impoundments are out within three years.
- The Impact of PA Act 13 on Lancaster County. Lancaster County has focused on preserving production agriculture with funds received through Act 13.
- FERC Head Says New Infrastructure Needed to Meet Climate Goals. The nation will have to “grapple with” public opposition to new natural gas pipelines and transmission capacity if it is to achieve the goals of proposed new environmental requirements,
- Messiah College Announces Switch to Natural Gas by Spring 2016. The project is slated to cost about than $7.5 million with at least $800,000 in savings expected each year.
- Chesapeake Energy Testing Waterless Fracking at Ohio Well. Appealing because of the large amounts of water used in the hydraulic fracturing process, this alternative could help remedy one of the industry’s major environmental concerns (to outsiders).
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