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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 Advertisements

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Pennsylvania’s Drilling Wastewater Released to Streams, Some Unaccounted For

http://www.propublica.org/article/pennsylvanias-drilling-wastewater-released-to-streams-some-unaccounted-for

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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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Pooling in PA: The gas industry keeps pushing

http://kdka.com/wireapnewsfnpa/Pooling.isn.t.2.1943378.html

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Sullivan County groups fight the “natural” gas industry

http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100822/NEWS/8220329/-1/SITEMAP

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About Sullivan County natural gas advocates…

“This is left-wing environmental McCarthyism at its worst,” said long-time upper Delaware Activist Noel van Swol, president of the Sullivan Delaware Property Owners Association, which he claims, represents “70,000 acres of prime land, of people who want natural gas leases, best possible terms and the best environmental protections”.

“The Catskill Citizens concern about non-existent conflicts of interest is a sham and a fraud and should be ignored by the county legislature.”
That was a reference to comments last week from Bruce Ferguson, of the Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, a group van Swol, and others, they allege, uses money funneled from federal grants to advocate public policy, which is similar to what Ferguson suggested the Sullivan County Partnership was doing.
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Help Stop Drilling in NY

Make sure the NY State Assembly does the right thing.  Make your voice heard here.

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