Tag Archives: natural gas

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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A few thoughts from the departing secretary of the PA Department of Environmental Protection

http://citizensvoice.com/news/drilling/hanger-drilling-rules-are-needed-1.1090938

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“Natural gaz”, a marketing scheme across the nation

http://www.fosters.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110106/GJOPINION_0102/701069898/-1/fosopinion

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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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Riverkeeper releases First-of-its-kind Report on Environmental Impacts of Gas Drilling

Read about the report and find out about Riverkeeper here.

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Upstate NY farmers divided by differing perspectives

http://www.usatoday.com/tech/science/environment/2010-08-23-fracking-natural-gas_N.htm Among the prime targets for gas leases are dairy farmers, who have been losing money since milk prices plunged in 2008.  “The money is tempting, but what you have to do for it isn’t,” Alice Diehl says. She believes … Continue reading

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Texas: Benzene in the air… More Air monitors planned for Texas drilling area

Earlier this year, the agency released results of testing at 94 sites across the Barnett Shale, revealing two sites with extremely high levels of benzene and 19 more with elevated levels of the chemical. Continue reading

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