Press Clipping

Update on Eviction from Riverdale

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Here is a Press Release from the supporters of the Riverdale community, describing their eviction and the likely aftermath.There's more…

"Dilbert" joins the conversation (3/2/2012)

See Dilbert.com for the whole story.

Bob Schmetzer stands up to the frackers...

"If they're drilling a Marcellus well and something goes wrong, what are we going to do about replacing our water supply? I've seen way too many things happen in Pennsylvania and spoken personally to people who have lost their water. That is not acceptable."There's more…

Sierra Club repents taking Chesapeake money

On February 2, the Sierra Club published a column by its Executive Director:

"[B]eginning in 2007 the Sierra Club had received more than $26 million from individuals or subsidiaries of Chesapeake Energy, one of the country's largest natural gas companies." It continues There's more…

Shale-Shocked: a report from upstate New York

Find the entire story on TomDispatch.com (a project of The Nation Institute).
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Full Text of CDC advisory on Hydrofracking

On January 5, the Associated Press reported on an email message from the Center for Disease Control. Here is the complete text of Dr. Portier's message.There's more…

Fracking Nonsense: The Job Myth of Gas Drilling

"Natural gas companies are trying to sell fracking as the solution to all of the economic ills ailing this country." cepr_logoThis recent article from the Center for Economic and Policy Research breaks down that claim.There's more…

Fracking Contamination 'Will Get Worse': Alberta (CA) Expert

Schlumberger diagramA well-known industry expert in tracking leaking methane from oil and gas wells says a groundbreaking U.S. federal study on hydraulic fracturing highlights not only an old and growing problem, but the need for tighter regulations in the shale gas industry.


(From http://thetyee.ca/News/2011/12/19/Fracking-Contami.... Thanks to Keuka Citizens Against Hydrofracking.)There's more…

Fracking on NPR's Fresh Air: Interview ProPublica's Abrahm Lustgarten

Today's (9/29/11) airing of NPR program Fresh Air includes an interview with ProPublica investigative journalist Abrahm Lustgarten about his reporting on water contamination near gas wells.There's more…

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