Commentary

09.18.17

Veterans Advocating Energy Innovation for New England

Vets4Energy Volunteer Chairman: "We in New England are being held hostage by the state of New York... The northeastern United States already pays the highest energy prices on average compared to anywhere else in the country."

 

09.08.17

To Those Saying Gas and Oil is Destroying Our Environment

A personal look at the effect of oil and gas in Pennsylvania by Vets4Energy volunteer chairman Anthony Caldarelli (PA).

 

08.18.17

Dakota Access pipeline protesters' actions crossed the line

Commentary in support of the Register's editorial board which denounced the actions of two professional protesters who held a press conference declaring responsibility for serious acts of vandalism up and down the DAPL route.

 

07.24.17

The fine print on pipelines isn't scary: Robert Bradley

Have you heard? Transporting oil through pipelines is a threat to humanity! The many accidents highlighted in the press speak for themselves. Except that pipeline accidents are rare - and many accounts contain exaggerations.

 

07.05.17

New infrastructure is an investment in rural economy

... as we look for ways to build up economies of our rural communities, investments in our nation's energy delivery system can provide an economic shot in the arm to areas that have been left behind.

 

06.22.17

Fracking a safe route for energy production

By Vets4Energy Volunteer Chairman Dennis Freytes: "Our country must use all forms of energy to become energy independent for the good of all. There is a direct correlation between energy reliability on the Middle East affecting matters of national security."

 

05.25.17

SC Vets4Energy leader pushes back on effort to halt offshore energy production

"Blanket opposition to safe seismic testing and energy development is an out-of-date mentality that, quite honestly, jeopardizes America's future,"

 

05.02.17

3 Wasteful Military Programs Congress Should Cut To Free Up Money For Upgrades

U.S. Code requires DoD installations to obtain 25 percent of their power from renewable energy sources by 2025... To meet the mandate's... the DoD simply purchases Renewable Energy Certificates...[that] allow their holder to meet renewable energy requirements without actually producing or consuming any of the energy itself.

 

05.01.17

Why it's a critical - and ideal - time to upgrade America's energy infrastructure

The natural gas surplus generated by the shale revolution has led to several benefits, including lower wellhead prices, reduced imports and rising inventories of natural gas storage. In addition, the cost of drilling new shale wells has dramatically declined. This means that fewer rigs are being employed, but new wells are more productive and cost-efficient.

 

04.29.17

Clearing the Air on Cleaning the Air

"...it is no wonder that the public is often confused about air quality in their city, county, state, and nation." That's a gentle way of saying that Americans have been misled by the media and agenda-driven environmental groups.