September 19, 2018

Secret Chemicals Used in Fracking

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MEDIA ADVISORY: September 11, 2018

NEW REPORT: Secret Chemicals Used in Fracking

Organizations and Report’s Author Reveal New Research that Documents Continue reading

Against Fracking in the DRB and the Proposed PennEast Pipeline

People Stand United Against Fracking and
the Proposed PennEast Pipeline

Delaware River Basin Commission Public Meeting June 13
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See below for some of the comments submitted to the DRBC

West Trenton, NJ – The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) conducted their June … Continue reading

More than 40,000 Comments Support a Complete Fracking Ban in the Delaware River Basin

DRBC Release Misleads Public with Underreported Comment Numbers

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National environmental organizations, anti-fracking groups, community organizations, and residents announced today that their members had submitted at least 40,000 comments to the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) in support of a full ban on Continue reading

Fracking Ban Proposed for Delaware River Basin

DRBC cites “significant risks”
By Jon Hurdle, StateImpact, November 30, 2017

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A fracking ban will preserve the beauty of the Delaware River Valley

The Delaware River Basin Commission on Thursday proposed a ban on fracking for natural gas in the basin.

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Methane Plumes Downwind of Natural Gas Compressor Stations

Here we present in situ measurements of ambient methane concentrations near multiple natural gas compressor stations in NY and PA
By Bryce F. Payne Jr, Robert Ackley, A. Paige Wicker, Zacariah L. Hildenbrand, Doug D. Carlton Jr, Kevin A. Schug, Science of the Total Environment, December 13, 2016

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Fracking Industry Wells Associated With Premature Birth

Study: Increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes closer to active unconventional natural gas wells
By Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, October 8, 2015

Expectant mothers who live near active natural gas wells operated by the fracking industry in Pennsylvania are at an increased risk of giving birth prematurely Continue reading

NYC Moves to Power 100% of City Government From Renewables

RFI Aims to Identify New Generation Capacity to Reach Ambitious Goal of 100% Renewable Energy

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a Request for Information to identify new renewable energy generation capacity, with a goal of powering 100 percent of City government operations from renewable sources of energy.

The City … Continue reading

NY State Officially Prohibits High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing

DEC Issues Findings Statement Concluding Extensive 7-Year Review

The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today officially prohibited high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in New York State by issuing its formal Findings Statement, completing the state’s seven-year review of this activity.

“After years of exhaustive research and examination of the … Continue reading

Economics and International Trends Sour Shell’s Taste for South African Shale Gas

It’s high time that the negative aspects around shale gas as a technology came home to roost
By Jonathan Deal, Treasure Karoo Action Group, March 15, 2015

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The news that Royal Dutch Shell and possibly other global oil and gas players are shifting their focus … Continue reading

Results of Town of Delaware Methane Testing to be Announced

Press Release: Test first of its kind in New York State

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See short version of the Video of the public meeting.

Whether or not you live in the Town of Delaware, if Continue reading