Parts of NY Looking to Secede Due to Fracking Ban

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Land owners and energy businesses who were hoping to make money through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New York State were recently crushed when NY...

Obama Set to Veto Keystone Bill

As predicted, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The ongoing saga has sparked years of debate about whether the…

10 Impacts of Low Gas Prices You Never Knew

It’s no secret that gas prices have been plummeting, leaving people wondering what will happen next. With the drastic drop from $100 per barrel of oil this summer to a…

Are You Paying Attention to Sea Level Rise?

The world turns its attention to coastal flooding whenever natural disasters like hurricanes or tsunamis strike. Unfortunately, few people remain aware of the severity of the threat to coastal settlements…

Few Lawsuits Predicted in NY Fracking Ban

Earlier this month, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking). As an energy writer and New York State resident, I’m quite proud of my…

New York Says ‘NO!’ to Fracking

In what amounts to less than shocking news, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on December 17th that fracking is officially banned within the state. YourEnergyBlog recently visited the prospect…