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The Movement to Ban Hazardous Fracking Waste Growing in CT

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If you asked most people in Connecticut if they have ever heard of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking, for short) five years ago, you probably would have received a lot of puzzled looks.  Much has happened since then, including the release of Josh Fox’s 2010 documentary Gasland and its 2013 sequel, Gasland II.  Since then, there […]

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Fracking News Update: New Poll; New Court Ruling

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Two new things to talk about in New York, but if you are following fracking you probably saw the news out of PA today on agreement between gas companies and some environmental groups  on drilling standards.  We’ll get to that another time as details unfold. Back to New York.  As I said two things: New […]

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What the Frack is Going On?

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So what the frack is going on? March has been a busy month for fracking in New York and there is a lot to catch up on.  In the past couple weeks the Assembly passed a moratorium, the Senate IDC introduced a moratorium, Siena released a new public opinion poll, the Senate Republicans are definitely pushing back on the […]

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No Fracking Way!!!

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In September 2009, New York State released a draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (dSGEIS) for Oil, Gas, and Solution Mining, which would cover the environmental impact of high volume hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling in low permeability shale formations.  Three years, two public comment periods and countless rallies and lobby days later – New […]

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