Google Serving As NRDC Outlet to Promote Fracking Falsehoods

Tom Shepstone
Shepstone Management Company, Inc.

Google, the supposedly neutral unbiased search engine, and green scammer, is feeding us all trash from the NRDC, with which it has always been allied.

The fact Google is a green scammer itself is fairly well known. It took taxpayers for quite the ride with its Ivanpah bird-frying boondoggle. Readers may also recall Google has funded both the Natural resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Responsible Drilling Alliance. What you may know, though, is that Google is giving you biased ideological trash when you seek a simple list of sites on the subject of “fracking.” Moreover, it is steering you to the NRDC. How coincidental!

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Mariner East Helping Unfold Pennsylvania’s Energy Future and It’s Sweet

Earl Baker
Earl Baker Consulting and Former Pennsylvania State Senator



Mariner East pipeline construction is pointing the way to Pennsylvania’s energy future and the sound of it is sweet to the ears of all our workers.

It’s not often that one gets to be a firsthand observer of Pennsylvania’s steady progress toward becoming one of the world’s leaders—perhaps ultimately the leader—in energy production. But that is exactly what is unfolding outside of my apartment on Boot Road, East Goshen Township, Chester County as I take in the sounds and sights of the Mariner East 2 natural gas pipeline construction.

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DRBC Staff Used Deception and Delay As Obstruction Tactic

Tom Shepstone
Shepstone Management Company, Inc.

As DRBC Executive Director Carol Collier candidly admitted in 2010, the agency has always been out to obstruct natural gas development using delay tactics.

Not much has changed with the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) over the last decade. The DRBC staff was determined to obstruct natural gas development way back in 2010 just as is now, depriving upper basin residents of the best possible economic opportunity they ever had. It was already serving as the lapdog for the William Penn Foundation, which would later reward it board appointments and cushy assignments. A decade of experience now shows the DRBC has never been sincere in its approach to natural gas.

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Dinniman Attempts to Use COVID-19 for Political Leverage

Mariner East OpponentsKurt Knaus

Pennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance

Senator Andy Dinniman has, incredibly enough, called for work on the Mariner East pipeline to stop due to the COVID-19 virus. It’s not going down well.

State Sen. Andy Dinniman is hoping COVID-19 will finally achieve what he has been unable to do: halt the construction of the legally permitted Mariner East pipeline network. He made the pitch in a letter sent to Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Chair Gladys Brown.

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Renewable Energy Industry Seeks to Scam Public During Health Crisis

Energy Alliance


Bring on the green eggs and scam! That’s just what we need to fight the Wuhan Corona Virus! So say the renewable energy industry government rent-seekers.

A coalition of House Democrats, environmental advocacy groups, and renewable energy trade associations are looking to take advantage of the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic by sneaking several renewable energy tax credits into an economic stimulus bill.

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Plastic Politics Looking Ever More Ridiculous with Corona Virus


The meaningless green moralizing connected with plastic politics is looking ever more ridiculous in the face of a real crisis; the Wuhan Corona Virus.

The Canadian government intends to designate plastics as toxic substances, which will allow them the authority to regulate and limit certain products. France prohibited single-use plastic plates, cups, and cutlery starting January 1, and England is enacting restrictions on plastic straws and stirrers beginning in April. Countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe either have bans on plastic bags or tax their usage.

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HB 1100 Tax Credit Legislation Advocated by Trades, Opposed by Wolf

think about energyRick Hiduk
Managing Editor of


Tom Wolf is facing incredible pressure from the trades to not oppose HB 1100, the package of jobs bills he’s told enviros he’ll veto on their behalf.

A large rally and press conference held in Wilkes-Barre on March 10 in support of House Bill 1100 was also being followed closely by lawmakers and leaders of commerce and industry in the Endless Mountains. The legislation, which has now passed in the Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives by impressive margins would provide a tax credit for large corporations to build petrochemical plants to make use of the abundant natural gas produced in the state.

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McKibben Goes Over the Edge for His Rockefeller Benefactors

energy futuresRobert Bradley, Jr.
Founder and CEO of the Institute for Energy Research
Principal, MasterResource: A Free-Market Energy Blog


Bill McKibben, the Rockefeller stooge, is at it again; fomenting crisis at every opportunity to push forward the special interest agenda of American gentry.

“Welcome to the Climate Crisis Newsletter,” featuring Bill McKibben, states the New Yorker. The new feature from the glassy-eyed, fringe fossil-fuel critic is the latest example of foregone scholarship. Continue reading

Corona Lessons: 10 Things We’ve Already Learned

Tom Shepstone
Shepstone Management Company, Inc.

Are there Corona lessons to be learned as the nation deals with the this latest public health threat? It seems so and many are energy related at some level.

It’s truly amazing how many Corona lessons we have been given by the Covid virus outbreak that began in China and has swept throughout the world. They’re piling up, in fact, and as a planner, I must admit there are also many my profession needs to learn and learn quickly. So much of what we have believed and taught has proven to be spectacularly wrong.

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