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Krista Yacovone

Krista Yacovone

Krista Yacovone joined Riverkeeper as a Legal Fellow in September 2012 and has been working primarily with the Watershed Program to protect New York's drinking water supplies. Krista received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 2012 and her B.A., cum laude, from Boston College in 2009.

Hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale produces millions of gallons of radioactive waste fluid, which could be sent to Rockland wastewater treatment plants or spread on Rockland roads. Although the future of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) in New York State remains uncertain, drilling in Pennsylvania […] More
Hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale produces millions of gallons of radioactive waste fluid, which is currently allowed to be spread on roads in 16 counties in New York State and which could be introduced into Putnam County, endangering the health and safety of Putnam […] More
On Tuesday, February 19, the Center for Health, Environment and Justice hosted a webinar by Dr. Jerome A. Paulson on the potential health impacts of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Dr. Paulson is a Professor of Pediatrics and of Occupational & Environmental Health at George Washington […] More