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Environmental Movement Targets FERC to Stop New Pipelines – An Exclusive Interview

Environmental Movement Targets FERC to Stop New Pipelines – An Exclusive Interview

U.S. Shale Gas Needs More Pipelines to Move the Gas to Market, but Anti-Fossil Fuel Groups are Out to Stop Pipelines In the past ten years, the shale revolution has changed the U.S. energy landscape. The economic extraction of oil and gas from shale deposits has opened new oil and natural gas supplies in North America, presented new opportunities for customers to benefit from energy development and created thousands of jobs to support shale’s development boom. But not everyone is happy about that. With the growth of oil and gas extraction from shale, numerous environmental groups have sought to stop the development of the resource. First came the anti-hydraulic fracturing demonstrations which led to moratoria and bans. But those who are opposed to fossil fuels have a new target: pipelines, LNG export terminals, and related oil and gas infrastructure. By preventing the permitting and development of the infrastructure necessary to[Read More…]