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cuomo.jpgGovernor Cuomo announced today that he will ban high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York State. 

We are so proud to be New Yorkers! Thank you Governor Cuomo for putting the people of New York and their interests above the interests of the gas industry.

After looking at the science on fracking, the Acting Commissioner of Health, Howard Zucker concluded what residents across New York have been saying for years.  When advising the Governor, Zucker stated "Would I live in a community that would allow fracking? The answer is no."

STSWreduced.jpgCatskill Mountainkeeper is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant of $1.8 million from the State of New York to lead a collaborative project to increase energy conservation and solar penetration in the Southern Tier and Mid-Hudson regions.  Our lead partners in this project are the Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition, Sustainable Hudson Valley, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, each of which brings extensive experience in conservation, renewable energy promotion and sustainable community development.  The funding will come from Phase II of the Cleaner, Greener Communities (CGC) Program, within the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and is being awarded through Round IV of Governor Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative.

2014StakeholderReport.pngWow! What a great year we had at Mountainkeeper and in the Catskills. This year the Mountainkeeper team, along with our community of partners and supporters has demonstrated the importance of empowering citizens to protect the Catskill region. Together, we are leading the movement to oppose fossil fuel dependence in New York and nationwide.

To thank for your support and to highlight some of the great work the CMK staff has accomplished this year, we've created a 2014 Stakeholder Report

Here is a link to the full report where you can find out how we:

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