Tag Archives: hydro-fracking

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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“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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Destroying Water…

Sometimes a scientist will communicate with technical jargon, sometimes with creative prose. Here is a powerful spoken-word piece by Dr. Sandra Steingraber. Humans have never destroyed water before this time, and hydrofracking destroyes massive amounts of it. What affect with … Continue reading

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Fracking and Breast Cancer?

Incidences of breast cancer have risen dramatically in six counties in Texas with extensive fracking: Because the rise in local cancer rates occurred in the same counties as those with the Barnett Shale’s most intense gas drilling development, some residents … Continue reading

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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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