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NOTSOGRN
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 1:34:37 AM

Dominion Energy Company has won its suit against The Sierra Club, leaving it free to pursue exporting natural gas from its existing Calvert County, Md., liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.

Fear of fracking

The recent explosion of fracking technology has produced a glut of natural gas in the U.S., leading some energy companies to look for more markets overseas.

At one time, environmentalists encouraged the switch from coal to natural gas for power plant fuel, because the carbon dioxide emissions are significantly lower.

More recently, though, the Sierra Club has opposed natural gas fracking, believing it causes drinking water pollution and environmental damage.

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 5:59:12 AM

findcheap: too much brainwashing from Faux Noise?
MAC48
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 12:42:48 AM

Any day that the Sierra Club loses a court case is a very good day indeed.
CVA19
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Message Posted: Jan 7, 2013 12:06:48 AM

Eco-socialist organizations like the Sierra Club have no use for fossil fuels of any kind. They only used natural gas and its supporters as ponds to destroy the coal industry. Now that this is well on the way to succeeding, they have no use for natural gas.
remay
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 11:45:59 PM

don't believe it is over yet...
drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 3:14:11 PM

From the article "More recently, though, the Sierra Club has opposed natural gas fracking, believing it causes drinking water pollution and environmental damage."
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Key word "believing", the hypocrisy of this radical group has no bounds.
DanMtz
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 8:27:08 AM

The Sierra Club needs to change its name. What does a LNG plant in Maryland have to do with the Sierra Nevada mountains?
jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 6, 2013 7:13:23 AM

Doooooooh
LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:46:38 PM


Interesting point, well made Findcheap.
findcheap
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 11:08:53 AM

interesting how people are applauding here the poisoning of their environment for corporate profit that doesn't profit them
humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 9:13:46 AM

i love a story with a happy ending.
doeslayersr
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 8:54:05 AM

Good, send the eco left terrorist organization - Sierra Club - packing
endymion
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 8:45:12 AM

natural gas,yes.
Fracking, HELL NO!!
tbgasmizer
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:34:53 AM

Do the fracking safely.
wkb03
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:30:28 AM

All exported fuels need to have a very heavy tax. Let the countries buying it get us out of debt.
FPLREP
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:30:10 AM

The Sierra Club has become almost as radical as some of the MI unions.
swede
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:29:21 AM

That is good the Dominion has won their suit. With the current price of Natural Gas, Dominion can sell it in Europe for 4 to 5 time more that in the US. The other thing is much of the gas today is be flared off because they don't have the space to store it.
zaq001
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:19:02 AM

The Sierra Club has come become a big bully. They are less of an advocate.
ILVET
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:19:02 AM

"Whatever you are, be a good one" Abraham Lincoln
TravelinMan52
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:18:41 AM

If we had more availability of CNG refuelling stations, it would probably be taking off here also...
mnbeancounter
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:17:00 AM

Good news but, we need to start taxing our energy exports. Why give away our natural resources
FocusST2
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:12:56 AM

More of the same old stuff. Think of all the money wasted on lawsuits here in the US.
Chem60
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:12:51 AM

When I first read the article, I read Domino's, and I kept wondering how pizzas were involved, ha ha. It made for a more interesting reading.
Zuman
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:12:38 AM

These green retards can't make there mind up .Ridiculous.
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:12:06 AM

Sierra Club is a bunch of tree hugging bunny kissing WACKOs
LeeFree
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:08:16 AM

Fracking is here to stay so we might as well make the most of it with more jobs, cheaper energy, more tax revenue, and an improvement in the trade balance.
raccoon2011
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:07:57 AM

do not export
Rick52
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:04:52 AM

Not Good...Take care of America first...Not their pockets...
Ziggy1962
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:00:51 AM

Always a fight.
gafgar
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:00:04 AM

keep it here in the U.S.A.
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:58:57 AM

Whatever.
sappie
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:58:50 AM

dont use lng.
wingryder92
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:57:29 AM

While CNG prices might go up a bit, the US trade balance will improve bringing earned revenues into the country.
friday21
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:57:01 AM

Ok
SSchmidty
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:51:47 AM

Oh-oh, this is the start of something VERY bad for keeping prices lower.
MaxGasUp
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:51:29 AM

Let the market work.
bsmerl
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:50:40 AM

LNG is the future... Oil rich countries flair the stuff off rather than Sep it. This should stop and all LNG should be liquefied and sold
epf
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:50:11 AM

Frankly, my vote is on the side of the Sierra Club on this one, franking is not natural.
dhawk24
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:49:27 AM

Too bad tree huggers.
Luckylindy
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:47:51 AM

Good to see the Sierra club loose one.
jppezz
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:47:24 AM

The Sierra Club just wants to scare people I don't trust anything they say.
gabisgram
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:47:12 AM

Have to do something to justify your existence, I guess.
dave364
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:46:52 AM

lawyers lower than whale s'''
bassakwards007
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:45:11 AM

always a fight
yardslave
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:43:14 AM

Ok...
caravanguy
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:41:32 AM

Only the lawyers win.
GasPriceHelp4u
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:40:32 AM

I don't if its a victory, but we still need to pay attention to environmental affects of fracking!!!
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:40:02 AM

ok
sydb7
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:37:56 AM

Unfortunately all this fracked gas is for export, all we get are pollution and high fuel bills!
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:36:22 AM

+1 2parrots
Jmac2008
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:35:48 AM

to bad, it will probably lead to higher prices to heat our homes.
WonderfulMI
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 6:35:23 AM

With or Against? The headline reads directly opposite from the article:

"Dominion wins ruling in fight WITH Sierra Club over natural gas exports"
"Dominion Energy Company has won its suit AGAINST The Sierra Club"
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