A controversial technique for producing oil and natural gas called hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — has led to drilling booms from Texas to Pennsylvania in recent years. But there are concerns that it may be polluting drinking water. As policymakers in Washington discuss how to make fracking safer, there is concern that fracking itself [...]
ALBANY – The state’s top environmental regulator is set today to further explain the Department of Environmental Conservation’s newly released recommendations for hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens will address the media today at 1 p.m. in a conference call with reporters. The DEC Thursday released a number of major, sweeping changes [...]
PRESS RELEASE: New Paltz Joins Statewide Anti-Fracking Day On Saturday, June 25th, from 10:30 to 12:30 rain or shine, New Paltz area individuals and families are invited to join an anti-fracking demonstration on Main St. New Paltz with smiles and waves, along with banners and petitions. Tens of thousands of other New Yorkers will [...]
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