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Category Archives: Fracking and Water
A year and a half ago, Stanley Fish, who is a part-time resident of Andes, wrote a beautiful column about how the community had come together to question the wisdom of fracking in our magical little town. (You can read … Continue reading
We have, now, less than thirty days to comment on the proposed draft fracking regulations from the DEC. Cuomo has pushed for this to move quickly, in spite of a woefully inadequate health review. This could allow fracking in New … Continue reading
New Yorkers Against Fracking invited REALNYS as a blog page. AW members created a new blog page for Responsible Associated Landowners of New York State. Check it out: www.nyagainstfracking.org “New Yorkers Against Fracking … Continue reading
Check out this great video by area filmmaker Jessica Vecchione about the birth of REAL NYS — The Responsible Associated Landowners of New York State. More info at REALNYS.COM.
Are landscapes and water supplies being ruined by fracking? Dateline reports on the controversial way of tapping into gas reserves that’s splitting the US.
Dozens of scientists, including four from the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, warned Gov. Andrew Cuomo that it will be practically impossible for municipal drinking water systems to protect against chemicals used in natural gas hydraulic fracturing, also called hydrofracking. Their letter to the … Continue reading
Darrell Smitsky of Hickory, PA and Bob Donnan of Hopewell Township, PA discuss issues with their drinking water after Marcellus Shale drilling began.