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NYS Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal’s Letter to Con Ed Concerning Radon in Natural Gas

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December 19, 2013

Kevin Burke
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

Fracking Industry Out-Lobbies Opponents, Still Loses Ground

If the fracking industry is losing ground to opponents in New York, it’s not for lack of spending on lobbyists
By Scott Waldman, Capital, December 6, 2013

Anti-Fracking NYIf the fracking industry is losing ground to opponents in New York, it’s not for lack of spending on lobbyists.

According to state … Continue reading

Environmental Group Warns of Fracking Waste on NY Roads

More than a dozen municipalities have received state approval to spread a fracking byproduct on their roads
By Scott Waldman, Capital, December 3, 2013

More information from Riverkeeper here

Road BrineDespite a moratorium on fracking in New York State, more than a dozen municipalities have received state approval to spread a … Continue reading

New Theory Holds Geology, Not Politics, Thwarts NY Fracking

Will Utica, Marcellus remain non-starters in Empire State?
By Tom Wilbur, Shale Gas Review, October 25, 2013

Come to the event “Shale Gas Potential in New York” October 30 at 7 pm

A collection of factors stalled the Pennsylvania shale gas rush at the New York state border, including grass … Continue reading

Known Risks in LPG Caverns Hidden from Public

The company that wants to use old wells to store explosive natural gas products seeks to bury unsettling geological facts
By Peter Mantius, The Leader, October 16, 2013

A major rock fault cuts through the cluster of old salt wells under the western hillside that rises from Seneca Lake three … Continue reading

Protest Minisink Compressor Station

Click on this link to send a letter to Senator Gillibrand demanding that she help the community of Minisink!! Minisink familes traveled a long distance with very young kids to come into the city and let her know that we need her help and her staff couldn’t even come down … Continue reading

Poll: Small Business Supports Clean Energy

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The New York State Sustainable Business Council in conjunction with the American Sustainable Business Council announces the results of an independent scientific poll of small business owners that reveal bi-partisan support for clean energy and environmental stewardship.  Please help us get the word out about Continue reading

Decision To Frack NYS Delayed by Activists

NYS AG Schneiderman Says Anti-Fracking Activists Are Well-Organized
By Glenn Coin,, June 26, 2013

NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

A decision about hydrofracking in New York has been delayed mostly because of the well-organized opposition of anti-drilling advocacy groups, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.

State officials have … Continue reading

The Mother of All Unfunded Mandates

A4 Saturday June 22, 2013 / The Leader


I agree with Sen. Tom O’Mara. In his commentary in this paper on June 17 he favors legislation which would “put an end to the unfunded state mandates that impose unfair and unreasonable fiscal burdens on counties, … Continue reading

Thousands Rally in Albany Against Fracking and For Renewables

More than 3,000 concerned citizens descend on Albany June 17 and tell Cuomo to Get on Board with Renewables and Ban Fracking
By Jon Campbell, Democrat and, June 17, 2013

A few thousand opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas rallied on the steps of the state Capitol Monday … Continue reading