CWCWC Sues to Prevent DEC from High Volume Horizontal
The Croton Watershed Clean Water Coalition, Inc. (CWCWC) has sued the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in New York State Supreme Court to declare High Volume Horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing (HVHHF) in New York State Forests contrary to the New York State Constitution and applicable environmental laws. May 3, 2011
Hall of Fame Statement on Hydrofracking
March 25, 2011
News Details - County Work Group Urges State to Address Gas Drilling’s Effects on Real Estate
May 31, 2011 Concerned about effects that are already being felt in the local real estate market, a Tompkins County group is urging State officials to address economic considerations related to natural gas drilling.
Pittsburgh City Council Resolution to begin testing drinking water
Pittsburgh City Councilman Doug Shields Calls for Water Testing
March 2, 2011 Councilman introduces resolution to test for radioactive materials.
Written Testimony of Conrad Daniel Volz, DrPH, MPH Before the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and its Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife, Joint Hearing “Natural Gas Drilling, Public Health and Environmental Impacts”, April 12, 2011
Unconventional gas extraction in deep shale deposits presents considerable risks to public health and safety as well as to environmental resources, particularly water quality and aquatic organisms. My testimony today will cover three critical public health and environmental policy areas related to unconventional natural gas production
A JOINT STATEMENT ON HYDROFRACKING IN NEW YORK STATE BY THE LEATHERSTOCKING CORPORATION AND BREWERY OMMEGANG
Mar 15, 2011 The Leatherstocking Corporation, The Otesaga Hotel, The Cooper Inn and The Leatherstocking Golf Course, join with Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, New York, to express our profound concern over the utilization of hydrofracking methods in the drilling for shale gas in Otsego County.
PARK SLOPE FOOD COOP STATEMENT ON HYDROFRACKING FOR SHALE GAS
Last year we purchased millions of dollars of New York State produced agricultural products. If hydrofracking is allowed to go forward we will start researching alternatives to NYS products. December 8, 2010.
STATEMENT FROM BASSETT MEDICAL CENTER BOARD OF TRUSTEES
RESOLUTION BY THE MEDICAL STAFF OF THE BASSETT HEALTHCARE NETWORK REGARDING HYDROFRACKING FOR NATURAL GAS Feb, 2011
The Case for a Ban on Gas Fracking--Food & Water Watch
The Farmers’ Museum and the New York State Historical Association Statement on Hydrofracking
Petition to Prohibit Shale Gas Industrialization in the Town of Otsego
Brewery Ommegang Calls for Ban on Hydrofracking
Otsego County’s pure water threatened by water pollution and other environmental risks. December 2010.
What is Fracking and Why Should I Care?
Methodist Federation for Social Action/NY Chapter in it's 2010 Annual Conference Newsletter advocates for a "federal" approach to drilling and the passing of the FRAC act.
Beware fracking’s allure: ‘Cleaner’ fuel alternative not necessarily safer
Article expressing concerns about fracking found in General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church. In part..."We, as caretakers of God’s good creation, must bear in mind that it is our duty to seek out energy solutions rooted in our values of justice and sustainability." January, 2011.
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