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.
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
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
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
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 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.
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
Keep the Radon Bill Moving Along!
A Joint Project of Sane Energy and DCS
Add your name to this petition by MASD Parent Group:
PA DEP Secretary E Christopher Abruzzo, Pennsylvania DEP Secretary
PA DEP Deputy Secretary Scott Perry, Pennsylvania DEP … Continue reading
Opinion by Sarah Bur, The Baltimore Sun, April 8, 2014