Posts Tagged ‘fracking’

Public Forum Highlights Opposition to Crude Oil Fracking, Transport

For Immediate Release July 9, 2015 Contact: Leah Rae, Staff Writer, Riverkeeper 914-478-4501, ext. 238, lrae@riverkeeper.org Iris Marie Bloom, Coalition Against Pilgrim Pipelines-New York 845-687-781… Read More

A thank you to DEC’s Joe Martens: Thoughtful stewardship on fracking issue

On the occasion of Joe Martens’ announcement that he is leaving the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation after over four years as its Commissioner, the Riverkeeper team thanks Mr.… Read More

What does the EPA study tell us about the impact of fracking on drinking water resources?

Jake Hays Director of the Environmental Health Program, PSE Healthy Energy Legal Associate, Riverkeeper Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its long-awaited dr… Read More

Fracking Waste in New York State: A Business Perspective (Recorded Webinar)

Watch a recorded version of “Fracking Waste in New York: A Business Perspective,” hosted by Riverkeeper and the New York State Sustainable Business Council. See below for some action steps you c… Read More

Riverkeeper: What EPA really said about fracking’s potential to harm our drinking water resources

For Immediate Release Contact: Cliff Weathers, 914-478-4501, Ext 239 New York’s clean water advocate says EPA’s report provides support for the State of New York to ban fracking. Late last wee… Read More

WEBINAR — Fracking Waste in New York: A Business Perspective

While achieving the fracking ban was a major victory, further action is needed to protect New York’s sustainable economic drivers from the impacts of continuing disposal of oil and gas waste. Did y… Read More

Riverkeeper’s statement on the environmental review that lays the groundwork for NY’s fracking ban

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2015 Contact: Cliff Weathers, 914-478-4501, Ext 239 OSSINING, NY – The Cuomo administration’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) just released its lo… Read More

Riverkeeper Responds to DEC Commissioner Joseph Marten’s decision to prohibit fracking in New York

What a victory for New York’s water and public health. Thank you, Governor Cuomo, DEC Commissioner Martens and Acting Health Commissioner Zucker, for allowing the science showing the harms of fracki… Read More

Urgent Fracking Telebriefing: Tell Governor Cuomo #NotOneWell (Session 2)

A decision regarding whether to allow high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New York State has been on hold pending the completion of a New York State Department of Health (DOH) re… Read More

NEW DATE — Rally to Celebrate New York Fracking Ban and Lead the Nation in Renewable Energy!

NEW YORK HAS BANNED FRACKING! On January 21st in Albany, New York, we will come together to celebrate an incredible victory for science, public health, the environment, and our movement, and will giv… Read More