Posts Tagged ‘gas drilling’

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

New Scientific Evidence Shows Magnitude of Potential Fracking Risks Has Grown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Kiely, NRDC, 212-727-4592, [email protected] Sarah Eckel, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, 518-339-2853, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper,… Read More

Gasland Part II Screening in Beacon

August 28, 2013 from 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. 10 N. Chestnut Street, Beacon, NY 12508 Join Riverkeeper and Zero to Go for a film screening and discussion of Gasland II, the new fracking documentary by Jos… Read More

Hundreds Intervene in Proceedings over Federal Review of Constitution Pipeline Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2013 CONTACT Stop the Pipeline, Anne Marie Garti, 718-316-0322 Earthjustice, Bridget Lee, 212-845-7379 Riverkeeper, Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371 Catskill Mountainkeeper, … Read More

New York Crossroads: Rally to Stop Fracking and Say Yes to Renewable Energy!

New York stands at a crossroads: this is our moment to demand that our state invest in our renewable energy future and not in the exploitation of dirty fossil fuels like natural gas. On Monday, June … Read More

Rockland County Legislators Praised For Voting to Ban Radioactive Fracking Waste

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release Contact: Ellen Weininger, Grassroots Environmental Education (914) 422-3141 Suzannah Glidden, Croton Watershed Clean Water Coalition (914) 234-6470 … Read More

Telebriefing: Important Legislative Action Needed on Fracking

The current NYS legislative session ends on June 20, just three short weeks away. Learn what you can do to join advocates around the state to urge legislators to act now to pass a two year fracking m… Read More

Hearing on Proposed Rockland Fracking Waste Ban

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 t… Read More

Victory in New York: Municipalities’ “Home Rule” authority to prohibit fracking in their communities is confirmed

The state Appellate Division announced its decision today that local governments in New York can ban hydraulic fracturing and shale gas drilling within their borders, ruling unanimously in favor of th… Read More

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