Your snail mail letters have paid off! There is now a ban on high volume hydraulic fracturing in New York State. Governor Cuomo based his decision on the State Health Commissioner, Howard Zucker’s recommendation that drilling could cause “significant public health risks”. However, low volume fracking (using less than 300,000 … Continue reading
Last year New Jersey’s Assembly and Senate, with nearly unanimous bipartisan agreement, voted to ban hydraulic fracturing waste being treated, discharged, disposed of or stored in New Jersey**. Governor Christie vetoed the legislation. The bills (S1041 / A2108), are now in an over-ride process, which means that if … Continue reading
Call Governor Cuomo Wednesday, September 2, or any day this week, at 877-235-6537, to stop the “Constitution” pipeline.
It’s important that we keep the pressure on NY Governor Cuomo and the DEC this week to Stop The Pipeline!
Let Albany officials know your opinion on this issue. The call-in process … Continue reading
350NYC Presents: KEEPING FOSSIL FUELS IN THE GROUND
Tuesday, August 11, 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, New York City (86th Street and West End Avenue)
Climate change is threatening our food and water supplies, economy, infrastructure, public health, and the future of … Continue reading
Don’t Let the Frackers Silence Our Neighbors!
Join the Tour, Rally and Concert Sunday, July 19
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Families have been silenced! Why? Because Fracking companies bought their silence. All over the US from WY to AK, PA to TX, hydraulic fracturing has ruined drinking water, … Continue reading
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