November 22, 2017

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Censored EPA PA Fracking Water Contamination Presentation Published

DeSmogBlog Publishes Censored Power Point Presentation
By Steve Horn, desmogblog.com, August 5, 2013

DeSmogBlog has obtained a copy of an Obama Administration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fracking groundwater contamination PowerPoint presentation describing a then-forthcoming study’s findings in Dimock, Pennsylvania.

The PowerPoint presentation reveals a clear link between hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) … Continue reading

Fracking vs Food: NY’s Choice

Drilling deep underground for natural gas will threaten the state’s agriculture, say two celebrity chefs
By Mario Batali and Bill Telepan, New York Daily News, May 30, 2013

As chefs and proprietors of New York City restaurants, we care a great deal about the ingredients going into the dishes we … Continue reading

Fracking Our Food Supply

In collaboration with the Food and Environment Reporting Network
By Elizabeth Royte, The Nation, Dec. 17, 2012

CLICK HERE to View Elizabeth Royte’s Interview on The Leonard Lopate Show.

In a Brooklyn winery on a sultry July evening, an elegant crowd sips rosé and nibbles trout plucked from the … Continue reading

Hydraulic Fracturing a Danger to Water, Food, Farmland

Hydraulic Fracturing a Danger to Water, Food, Farmland: NFU Calls for a Moratorium
National Farmer’s Union, February 23, 2012

(Rimbey, Alberta, February 23, 2012) “Many farmers in my area who either have direct experience with the destructive nature of hydro-fracking technology on their water wells, or who have neighbours who … Continue reading

Scotland Announces Fracking Ban

Calls for U.S. to Do the Same
By Julia Conley, NaturalBlaze, October 3, 2027

Read more about the Scottish fracking ban in The Guardian


Environmental groups from around the world applauded Scotland on Tuesday for its decision to ban fracking, following an overwhelming public outcry against the practice—and called for … Continue reading

Opinion: The Sun Sets on Western Slope Farms

A nationally known food journalist, cookbook author and part-time Western Slope resident, asks for help in saving her community from fracking
By Eugenia Bone, 5280, October 18, 2016

Please sign this petition to save the North Fork Valley

How many of you have driven to the Western Slope to buy … Continue reading

Groundwater Not as Renewable as Thought

Study findings a call to better manage and protect the resource
By Andrew Nikiforuk, TheTyee.ca, November 21, 2015

Groundwater, the globe’s most dependable water insurance system, is not as renewable as researchers once thought and its availability varies greatly around the world.

A new study published in the science journal … Continue reading

Drilling News

Thanks to Richard Averett, of Sustainable Otsego, for the information on this page.

April 7, 2015

Sandra Steingraber – Feminism and Fracking: Activist speaks at Pitt
Even after twice spending more than two weeks in jail, Sandra Steingraber emits passion — but not anger — when she talks about … Continue reading

Health Impacts of Fracking

Report of David O. Carpenter, MD
Institute for Health and the Environment, University at Albany
Concerning Zoning and Land Use Request to Allow Hydraulic Fracturing
in 90+ % of Middlesex Township
14 January 2015

This Report discusses the following topics related to fracking in Middlesex Township, PA:

  • Health effects of
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Wishful Thinking About Natural Gas

Why Fossil Fuels Can’t Solve the Problems Created by Fossil Fuels
By Naomi Oreskes, Huffington Post, July 28, 2014

Naomi Oreskes: Why We Should Trust Scientists (video)

Albert Einstein is rumored to have said that one cannot solve a problem with the same thinking that led to it. Yet this … Continue reading