July 9, 2009, Schenectady Daily Gazette: Fly-Fishing: Drilling for gas raises concerns

Fly-Fishing: Drilling for gas raises concerns
Thursday, July 9, 2009

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An oil company wants to suck one million gallons of water out of the West Branch of the Delaware River every day for a month — and will probably get permission to do so.

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July 10, 2009, Times Herald Record: Charges follow hotel oil spill: DEC cites owners of Hasidic-run resort after neighbor’s tip

Members of the Summitville and Wurtsboro fire departments work at the scene of a fuel spill Thursday at the former Homowack Hotel in Spring Glen.For the Times Herald-Record/MIKE RICE

Mamakating — A former resort hotel that has been under intense scrutiny since it was taken over by a Hasidic sect from New City has been charged with three counts of violating the state environmental conservation law after an oil spill Thursday at the site.

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July 7, 2009, Times Herald Record: Gas drilling co. begins application: Flags raised over water withdrawal

Gas drilling co. begins application

Flags raised over water withdrawal

A natural-gas drilling rig works on a pad in Dimock, Pa., in July 2008. Drilling could also be coming to Sullivan County.Times Herald-Record/TOM BUSHE


It’s the opening salvo for gas drilling in one of the nation’s most pristine — and protected — regions:

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