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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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Still Thinking Gas Companies Care About Your Property Rights? Think Again.

Compulsory Integration. Have you heard of it yet? You should… In 2007, a landman came calling at Mike and Velda Ward’s 110-acre golf course in Delphi Falls. Their wide open acreage right at the northern edge of the Marcellus Shale natural gas … 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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DEC Reconsidering Flood Plain Mapping after Recent Floods

‎”New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation says it may now reconsider which areas in the Marcellus shale are deemed flood plains, in the light of recent catastrophic flooding. But the department says it will not delay the environmental review of … 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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