January 19, 2018

More NYS DEC Comment Tools

HURRY!  Comments to NYS DEC are due by Friday, January 11, 2013.  Your comments are vital to the future of NYS and the Delaware River Basin!

CLICK HERE to download sample comment letters.

CLICK HERE to go to Thirty Days of Fracking Regs for help in generating your comments.

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Send Your Comments to DEC About Their Fracking Regulations!

30 Days of Fracking Regs Helps You Send Your Comments to NYS DEC

This is very important to the future of New York State and the Delaware River Basin. Click here to go to 30 Days of Fracking Regs and submit your comments to New York State Department of Environmental Continue reading

Sign this Petition to Demand that Governor Cuomo Insist on a Real Environmental Review

Don’t we have a stake in the water we drink?

SIGN HERE to urge Gov. Cuomo not to rush fracking through without listening to the people.

Nearly 15,000 people have already signed our emergency petition asking Governor Cuomo to back off the plan to greenlight fracking. Add your voice right Continue reading

STOP Cuomo’s Plan to Drill 5 Southern Tier Counties – Call, Fax or Email

A story in the New York Times on June 13 seems to confirm the rumors we’ve been hearing for the past several weeks. Sometime this summer the Cuomo Administration will begin issuing shale gas drilling permits in areas of five Southern Tier counties where local municipalities haven’t passed fracking bans … Continue reading

Add Your Name to the Letter to NY City Council Speaker Quinn Re: Radon in Marcellus Gas

CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR NAME to the June 1, 2012 letter to Speaker Quinn beginning:

Dear Speaker Quinn;

We are writing to request your assistance in holding joint hearings of the Committee on Environmental Protection and the Committee on Health as soon as possible on an environmental issue with … Continue reading

Add Your Name to Our Mother’s Day Letter to Michelle Obama

The Mother’s Project has been officially launched by Angela Monti Fox. Read her powerful letter to Michelle Obama and add your name.

  Add your name to this Mother’s Day Letter to Michelle Obama!

Read this powerful letter which was on page 5 of the NY Times May 12, 2012 (Saturday)… Continue reading

DCS Urges YOU to Contact President Obama

DCS urges YOU to send a letter and call President Obama to tell him he is wrong to encourage fracking for shale gas as our energy future. This is a live-in experiment going horribly wrong.

The excellent letter below was written by our Coalition partners United For Action.

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DCS’s Letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu

Damascus Citizens has sent a letter to Energy Secretary Steven Chu about the President’s comments on shale gas in his State of the Union address to tell him he is wrong to encourage fracking as our energy future. This is a live-in experiment going horribly wrong.

by Barbara Arrindell,
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EPA creates tipline for reports of suspicious gas drilling activities

Laura Legere, Scranton Times-Tribune

The Philadelphia office of the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a toll-free tipline on Tuesday for citizens to report “unusual or suspicious” activity related to natural gas drilling.

In particular, the federal environmental oversight agency is encouraging citizens to call the non-emergency line if they see what … Continue reading