May 23, 2015

First Ever Stand Up Paddle of the Upper Delaware River

Support local adventurer Kevin Joseph as he attempts to be the first person to descend the Upper Delaware River on a stand up paddle board
Paddling near Long Eddy, NY in 2013

Paddling near Long Eddy, NY in 2013

Support professional stand up paddle board guide and coach Kevin Joseph (Rock Hill, NY) as he attempts to … Continue reading

NYC Residents: Is There Radon in Your Kitchen?

Radon Test Kit 2Until 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.

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Rally to Stop TPP – NYC, Jan. 26

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WHY IS THIS MOMENT URGENT? TPP negotiations are expected to conclude within 2 months! Congress is holding hearings on the 27th about new legislation that will apply Fast Track rules to TPP, prohibiting Congress from amending the agreement’s most environmentally disastrous provisions. President Obama promoted TPP in his State of … Continue reading

Season’s Greetings – A Poem

Christmas Tree in New York State

Christmas Tree in New York State

Christmas Tree in Pennsylvania

Christmas Tree in Pennsylvania

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
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Vote on Election Day – Nov 4

It is urgent that everyone vote, but please be careful and know who your voting for; what their perspectives and policies have been will probably be indicative of their future actions.

For Pennsylvania residents, the Environmental Scorecard (below) will show your representatives’ votes on bills that impact the environment. If Continue reading

Tell your NJ State Senator to Ban Frack Waste!

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

DCS Letter to Susan G. Komen re: Fracking

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DCS is protesting the recent decision by Susan G. Komen to partner with fracker Baker Hughes (see our letter below). Please join in this protest by writing a letter, for the greatest impact, or sending an email. Feel free to borrow language from our letter, if you like.

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Town of Delaware Methane Baseline Study

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

We would very much like to invite to you to the release of the Town of Delaware Methane Baseline Study at the Delaware Youth Center, in Callicoon, NY, on Sunday, August 24th from noon until 2:00 p.m. The report on the methane baseline study was completed … Continue reading

NYers: Protect Your Family from Radon in Natural Gas

Help advance the “protection of public health from exposure to radon in natural gas act”

Keep the Radon Bill Moving Along!
A Joint Project of Sane Energy and DCS

Bill A6863B-2013 (Relates to the protection of public health from exposure to radon in natural gas; requires continuous monitoring of Continue reading

Petition to Protect PA School Kids from Fracking

Please sign, and pass along, this petition to stop unconventional gas drilling 1/2 mile from 3,200 school children (you can be anywhere)

Protect PA School Kids

Add your name to this petition by MASD Parent Group:

To:
PA DEP Secretary E Christopher Abruzzo, Pennsylvania DEP Secretary
PA DEP Deputy Secretary Scott Perry, Pennsylvania DEP
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