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…

Tops Never Stops…Playing With Gas

Tops Markets (Tops), a Western New York grocery chain, recently announced a $14 million project that will swap out its fleet of diesel trucks in favor of trucks powered by…

5 Heating Hacks to Warm up Your Winter

Last winter taught us all about the importance of being energy conscious with heat, and that’s great because the season is about to pummel us with another round of polar…

Denton, Texas Dents Fracking Plans

Voters in Denton, Texas overwhelmingly passed a resolution on November 4th that will ban fracking within city limits, a first for the state. With more than 59% of the nearly…

Fracking Up Ohio, One Earthquake At A Time

I recently wrote about the link between hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and earthquakes. Scientists and environmentalists are concerned about the side effects of fracking and what it might be doing to…

Study Finds Fracking Will Not Contaminate Your Water

The debate about the safety of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has been ongoing, and likely won’t be settled anytime soon. Fracking proponents and opponents are steadfast in their beliefs, and no…

Pro-Frackers Hire Homeless Supporters

In a world with personal assistants, dog-walkers, family chefs, and in some cases, hit-men, it’s clear you can pay anyone to do anything. The North Carolina Energy Coalition capitalized on…

The United States Is Giving Mexico Gas

Due to a glut in supply from their neighbors to the north, Mexican industries will be paying a lot less for electricity than they have in the past. The manufacturing…

Demand for Sand is so Fracking High

Tuck you in, warm within. Keep you free from sin. Till the sandman he comes. Those iconic words were sung by Metallica in the 1991 classic, “Enter Sandman.” The folklore...

Fracking Will Kill Your Beer

“Yeah, I’ll have a cold, frothy pint of hydrochloric acid.”  You’re not likely to hear this at the neighborhood bar, and beer and wine makers are aiming to keep it...