Category Archives: Press

Seven Spills Per Week in Colorado

Colorado: 350 oil and gas spills in less than two years; benzene found in groundwater; fines are almost non-existent There is an extremely important, and disturbing, story in the Denver Post today. A Post investigation found that four oil and natural gas companies have been responsible for 350 spills … Continue reading

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Like that clean air we have here? Don’t count on it sticking around.

From USA Today: Wyoming’s smog exceeds Los Angeles’ due to gas drilling Rural Wyoming, known for breathtaking vistas, now has worse smog than Los Angeles because of its boom in natural gas drilling. Residents who live near the gas fields … Continue reading

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NYT: Governor Cuomo, Don’t Move Too Fast!

NYT Editorial, Sunday: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has long vowed that extraction of natural gas reserves with hydraulic fracturing in New York State will not “come at the expense of human health or have adverse environmental impacts.” It will be hard … Continue reading

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“What a frackin’ mess.” Editorial from the Daily Star

A review of the DEC’s proposals tells me that the agency realizes how risky and potentially disastrous fracking is. Otherwise, why would some of its revisions seem so stringent or limiting? Click here to read the whole article…

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Residents Condemn Effects of Drilling

There has been a gas drilling boom in Southwestern PA as well as NorthEastern PA. Residents here are complaining of negative health impacts, negative impacts on their property values, and the gas companies doing their best to avoid any efforts … Continue reading

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“One signature away from fracking”

An editorial from the Riverdale Press on why we can’t depend upon the Watershed to protect us from fracking. ____ The Riverdale Press September 1, 2011 EDITORIAL COMMENT Open your fracking mouth Now that we are done obsessing over a … Continue reading

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“‘Inspiring is not a word I usually use…” — Stanley Fish on Andes

On Friday, August 19, over 150 Andes residents gathered at the Andes Central School at a forum on hydro-fracking for shale gas graciously hosted by the Andes Town Board. It was an amazing evening. Andes resident and New York Times … Continue reading

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