Since 2008, Damascus Citizens for Sustainability has been among the leaders in the fight against fracking, often working behind the scenes to achieve tangible results. For example, in 2012 DCS proposed a ban on frack waste in New York City and has been working on this issue ever since. … Continue reading
By Maureen Nandini Mitra, Earth Island Journal, June 30, 2016
Many of the toxic chemicals escaping from fracking and natural gas processing sites and storage facilities may be present … Continue reading
May 12, 2016
Find the Paper in Reviews on Environmental Health
Note: Dr. Larysa Dyrszka is a member of Damascus Citizens.
By Gayathri Vaidyanathan, ClimateWire, December 22, 2015
Letter [HERE] from Bryce F. Payne Jr., PhD et al to President Obama on methane emissions.
This article was written by Climate Wire (a large, well respected environmental news service) … Continue reading
By Center for Effective Government, January 2016
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And don’t forget about Flint, Michigan.
Over 12,500 facilities in the United States use or store such large quantities of extremely dangerous chemicals that they must submit … Continue reading
By Sue Heavenrich, The Marcellus Effect, December 20, 2015
By Neela Banerjee, InsideClimate News, November 19, 2015
An Environmental Protection Agency panel of independent scientific advisers has challenged core conclusions of a major study the agency issued in June that minimized
By Andrew Nikiforuk, TheTyee.ca, November 21, 2015
Groundwater, the globe’s most dependable water insurance system, is not as renewable as researchers once thought and its availability varies greatly around the world.
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
By Laura Legere, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, May 4, 2015
White foam in northeastern Pennsylvania water wells likely was caused by Marcellus Shale gas well sites that have already been blamed for causing natural gas to … Continue reading