Happening Now

Breaking news! The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has completed all the review steps, and high-volume hydraulic fracturing is now banned in New York State. The ban was made official with today's release of the state's Final Findings Statement (FFS).

Fracking 2.0 - Oil Transport
A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Last week’s news reports said that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) had made a stunning reversal by rescinding its previous approval of a permit to Global Partners to build a boiler to heat heavytar sands at their oil processing facility at the Port of Albany. Addressing this issue was a significant step for the NYSDEC and we thank them for doing the right thing and getting this process started. But the devil is in the details.

May 14, 2015 | Times Herald-Record | Associated Press
The executive director of one of the state's leading anti-fracking organizations, Sullivan County-based Catskill Mountainkeeper, welcomed the ...
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