Author: Zach Olson

Waterless Fracking in New York? – August 16, 2015

Waterless Fracking in New York? – August 16, 2015

Today I talk about five things in the news for the week of August 10, 2015: Efforts to Block the Clean Power Plan Hitting Stride Minimal Energy Talk at Iowa State Fair Obama Allows Crude Exports to Mexico Enviros New Push to Ban Natural Gas Exports Obama Is Headed North to Alaska […]

Eminent Domain Basics with Ilya Somin – August 10, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news from the week of August 3, 2015. Natural Gas a “Loser” in the Clean Power Plan? Republicans Use Small Stage to Unload on CPP Little Mention of Energy from Republicans on Big Stage Cheniere Gets New Investor, Could Slow Expansion Oklahoma Gets Serious […]

Senate Moves Bills, Clean Power Leaks – August 2, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news from the week of July 27, 2015. Senate Moves Two Energy Bills, One Popular Hillary and Jeb Talk Climate Clean Power Plan Set for Launch, Details Leak Natural Gas Trucks Get a Tax Fix Bad News Week for Oil and Gas Jobs […]

Methane Regulations and Energy Bills with Marty Durbin – July 26, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news for the week of July 20, 2015: House and Senate Drop Limited Energy Bills EPA Proposes New Voluntary Methane Leak Reduction Program Jeb Bush Wants to Eliminate Fossil Fuel “Subsidies” Gov. Jerry Brown and Mayor de Blasio Talk Climate at Vatican New Study Looks to […]

Political Problems With Severance Tax – July 19, 2015

Political Problems With Severance Tax – July 19, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news for the week of July 13, 2015: An Iran Deal Happened, Now What? Tea Leaves to Read from the Presidential Candidates House Natural Resources Looks Onshore and Off Slow Start to Mexico’s Reopening of its Oil and Gas Fields A Couple Notes […]

Step on the Gas! With Oren Cass – July 12, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news for the week of July 6, 2015: House Energy Committee Finally Talks Crude Exports Farmers Plan End Around New York’s Fracking Ban House Science Committee Hosts “Investigative Theatre” on EPA Environmental Defense Fund Shares 11 New Methane Studies Fracking Ballot Fight May Return […]

Obama’s Court Loss, Pennsylvania and Ex-Im Shut Down – July 5, 2015

Obama’s Court Loss, Pennsylvania and Ex-Im Shut Down – July 5, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news for the week of June 27, 2015: Obama Loses in SCOTUS on Mercury The Pennsylvania State Government Shut Down Export-Import Bank Loses Charter Debt Crises Have Natural Gas Implications Water Use Declining Because of Natural Gas Powerplants 1.  Obama Loses in SCOTUS […]

Philly Seeks to Capitalize – June 27, 2015

Philly Seeks to Capitalize – June 27, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news for the week of June 20, 2015: Pennsylvania Hurtles Towards Energy Tax Drama House Passes Rebuke to Powerplant Regulations All Kinds of Noise on LNG Exports EDF Has New Study on Methane Israel Making Deals to Slay the Leviathan And our interview is with Trish McFarland, the President […]

Jeb, the Pope, and the Donald – June 21, 2015

Today we talk about five things in the news for the week of June 14, 2015: The Pope Talks Climate Republicans React to the Pope The Donald Runs for President, Loves Fracking (also Jeb) John McCain Promises Natural Gas to Ukraine LNG Cleans Up Cruise Ships Click below to listen or find […]

Hillary Launch Touches on Energy

Hillary Clinton relaunched her campaign on Saturday, June 13 with a rally at Roosevelt Island in New York City.  Energy popped up in a number of ways. First up, she mocked Republicans who are skeptical of climate change: Ask many of these candidates about climate change, one of the defining […]