Category Archives: Moratorium NY State

NY Times Exposes Dangers of Fracking

In what will surely be seen as a game changing moment in the battle against the dangers of fracking, the NY Times publishes a major exposé on gas industry practices.  Read it here

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When a Rig Moves In Next Door

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/07/business/energy-environment/07frack.html?_r=1&scp=2&sq=fracking&st=cse

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NY State & Compulsory integration: originally intended to compensate landowners, it forces people to sign gas leases…

http://www.theithacajournal.com/article/20101014/NEWS01/10140437/Tompkins+anti-fracking+group+fight+leasing+tactics

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Mark Ruffalo and Rachel Maddow on the Frack Threat to Our Water

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alison-rose-levy/mark-ruffallo-and-rachel-_b_750508.html

Posted in Catskill, Chemicals, Contamination, Delaware River Basin, Environmental violations, EPA, Flowback water, Fracking, Hydraulic Fracturing, Marcellus Shale, Methane, Moratorium NY State, New York State, Poisons, Produced Water, Safe Water Drinking Act, Special interests, spilled fracturing fluid, Toxicity, Upper Delaware Council (UDC), Wastewater tanks or pits | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama Administration declined a request to use its veto power to temporarily halt gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alison-rose-levy/gas-drilling-to-begin-nea_b_736254.html

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Obama Admin Rejects Timeout for Natural Gas Drilling in N.Y., Pa.

http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/09/22/22greenwire-obama-admin-rejects-timeout-for-natural-gas-dr-60467.html

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Environmental and community groups launched a new website to educate New Yorkers about the potential degradation of New York State’s water resources by “natural” gas development

http://readme.readmedia.com/With-Website-Launch-Groups-Ask-New-York-State-Policymakers-to-Choose-Clean-Water-over-Dirty-Gas-Drilling/1699844 http://www.cleanwaternotdirtydrilling.org/

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