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.
Gas Safety Incorporated
Report to Damascus Citizens for Sustainability
Report on a Survey of Ground-Level Ambient Methane Levels
in the Vicinity of Wyalusing, Bradford County, Pennsylvania
by Bryce F. Payne Jr. and Robert Ackley
There have been numerous reports of methane emissions related to shale gas development in … Continue reading
Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), August 13, 2014
EIP Report: At least 33 companies drilled 351 wells in 12 states using prohibited diesel fuels without required permits in violation of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act.
The illegal injection … Continue reading
In the dark of winter,
I heard mighty roar,
Our upstate paradise was saved
Fracking is no more.
The solstice will lengthen the day
Gas flaring can go away
My tap water will not burn and flicker
The landsmen face … Continue reading
By James Gerken, The Huffington Post, December 17, 2014
The New York Times reports: “The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State….”
SUCCESS … Continue reading
By Don Hopey, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, October 20, 2014
Three widely cited state … Continue reading
Download our template letter for sending to your NJ State Senator
The materials presented here were developed by our colleagues in the Delaware RiverKeeper Network.
On August 11, Governor Christie officially vetoed the Frack Waste Ban Bill. This legislation (Senate Bill 1041) would have prohibited the treatment and discharge of … Continue reading
By Susan Phillips, StateImpact, October 2, 2014
From this article: “Abruzzo has no background in environmental issues, having spent much of his career as a criminal prosecutor. Abruzzo’s confirmation as DEP secretary attracted some controversy when … Continue reading
By Don Hopey, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 29, 2014
The state Department of Environmental Protection might have used incomplete and inaccurate test information to decide whether chemicals leaking from a Marcellus Shale wastewater impoundment and a drill cuttings pit contaminated a water well and springs in … Continue reading
By Kelly Trout, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, September 29, 2014
Environmental and community groups are bitterly denouncing today’s decision by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission … Continue reading