October 20, 2014

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 Chronicle.com, June 17, 2013


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

NYS Radon in Natural Gas Health Protection Bills Need Action

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

Fracking Poses Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Children

PRESS ADVISORY

Contact: Ansje Miller, 510-379-8449 (cell); Ellen Webb, 718-309-5219 (cell)

New Report: Fracking Poses Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Children

Air and Water Pollution from Secret Use of Toxic Chemicals Poses Serious Health Risks to Most Vulnerable Populations (read the report)

WHO:

Hon. Tony … 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

Leaking Test Well in Upstate NY

Efforts to test Marcellus in upstate NY produces leaky well Carrizo crews on site to fix casing problem in Owego
By Tom Wilber, Shale Gas Review, May 15, 2013

A Houston company’s pioneering venture into the Marcellus Shale in upstate New York has produced a leaky gas well that the … Continue reading

Write Gov. Cuomo

Send YOUR! Letter New York

Your snail mail letters have paid off!  The latest news from New York – according to the New York Times,  “After four years of study by the state, the Cuomo administration now says its decision on whether to allow high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York Continue reading

This Town Took On Fracking and Won

Tiny Dryden, New York, just won the right to send frackers packing.
By Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones, May 8, 2013

There was a time not so long ago when the most contentious issue in Dryden, New York, was hiring a new dog catcher. Situated in New York’s Finger Lakes region, … Continue reading

NY Energy Policy Is Hitting Some Bumps

Steps to revamp New York’s energy policy come under criticism.
By Jon Lentz, City and State, May 8, 2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken a number of steps to revamp New York’s energy policy since taking office, but critics still have found plenty to criticize in the direction the state … Continue reading

Transportation of Fracking Waste Could Endanger NYC Water Supply

Click Image to Download this Cuttings Disposal Plan as a pdf

The maps included here are from an XTO permit application of August 2012, and give a quick view of what goes/comes from where.

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Looks like there will be quite a bit of traffic around and … Continue reading

Appeals Court Says NY Towns Can Ban Fracking

Court rules unanimously in favor of towns of Dryden and Middlefield
By Jon Campbell, Politics on the Hudson, May 2, 2013

A mid-level appeals court on Thursday said local governments in New York can ban hydraulic fracturing and shale-gas drilling within their borders, delivering a major blow to the natural-gas … Continue reading