Until recently, the gas used in the New York City area had relatively low levels of radon. This started changing in late 2013 when gas from the Marcellus shale gas areas of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio started flowing into the gas distribution lines that deliver gas to you.
Keep the Radon Bill Moving Along!
A Joint Project of Sane Energy and DCS
The Medical Society of the State of New York passed a Resolution on Radon at their state-wide annual meeting yesterday, April 12, 2014 in Tarrytown, NY. It reads:
RESOLVED, That the Medical Society of the State of New York support policy that limits exposure to radon and its decay products … Continue reading
December 19, 2013
Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Consolidated Edison Company of New York
4 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003
Dear Mr. Burke:
The New Jersey-New York Expansion Project, commonly referred to as the “Spectra Pipeline,” went … Continue reading
NY Region: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 16, 2013
New York State Radon in Natural Gas Health Protection Bills Need Action
The NY State Legislative session ends this Thursday June 20, 2013. Two bills intended to protect human health from radon poisoning remain in their respective Health Committees.
Damascus Citizens for … Continue reading
- 1. Radon is a tasteless, odorless, colorless, naturally occurring radioactive noble (does not react with other elements) gas created by the radioactive decay of uranium, thorium and radium. It does not burn and
Press Release – Public Demands Hearings on Radon from Marcellus Shale Gas Coming into NYC Homes and Businesses
Press Release – for immediate release July 30, 2012
Radon New York City: 16 Block Associations, more Legislators, Manhattan BP, Businesses and NYC Residents Join the Concern over Radon for Dinner!
…Asking Speaker Quinn Again for Hearings on Radon in Marcellus Gas Coming to NYC
Block associations representing 16 block … Continue reading
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By Eileen Stukane, Huff Post New York, June 12, 2012
For his desired ban on the sale of 32-ounce sugar-sweetened beverages in restaurants, delis, sports arenas, movie theaters and food carts, … Continue reading
CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME to the June 1, 2012 letter to Speaker Quinn beginning:
Dear Speaker Quinn;
We are writing to request your assistance in holding joint hearings of the Committee on Environmental Protection and the Committee on Health as soon as possible on an environmental issue with … Continue reading