Category Archives: Fracking and Water

Stanley Fish on the Ban in Andes in the New York Times!

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

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Please Comment! Urgent!

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

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REALNYS.com Asked to Blog

               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

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REAL NYS

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.    

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Scientists Warn Cuomo of Danger to Drinking Water

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

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Water Contamination in Pennsylvania

Darrell Smitsky of Hickory, PA and Bob Donnan of Hopewell Township, PA discuss issues with their drinking water after Marcellus Shale drilling began.

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“It’s all gone.”

This young woman is thoughtful, articulate, and powerful as she describes the end of the area around her in Pennsylvania:

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A Million Fracking Letters

___ Have you written your letter yet? The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Governor of New York State NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 Or click here to email…

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Map of PA at Full Well Density — A Well Every Square Mile

Many of us have lived with traditional gas drilling in our countryside, which has been fairly  unobtrusive. This gas rush is a totally different game. According to US Geological Survey Geologist Bill Kappell, at the initial full drilling density there … Continue reading

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