Category Archives: Press

Wonderful Article on the New Shavertown Trail!

Our deep thanks to photographer and food writer Ulla Kjarval for exploring and writing about our brand new trail in Andes. (Our thanks to her for alerting us, too!) One of her great photos from her hike below… This is … Continue reading

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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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Fracking May Bring High Levels of Radon and Lead

From the Oneida County Courier: James W. Ring, Winslow Professor of Physics Emeritus at Hamilton College asserts that household use of natural gas obtained from hydrofracking in the Marcellus Shale can cause exposure to unacceptably high levels of Radon Gas … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Health Problems Near Gas Fracking

From Fresh Air, WHYY, NPR: “I hear [stories] thousands of miles apart, in various states, and to me — to an untrained medical professional — they sound alarmingly similar,” he says. “But when we go to federal or state health … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Interfaith Group Opposes Shale Drilling

A statewide interfaith organization has introduced questions of morality and climate change into the debate about Marcellus Shale gas well development. Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light today will issue a four-page “ethical analysis” that declares its opposition to development of … Continue reading

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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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