Fracking Will Poison New York's Drinking Water, Critics Warn

A former staffer at a state government agency responsible for regulating hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has warned that allowing the controversial gas drilling method in New York would lead to contamination of the state's aquifers and would poison its drinking water....Wes Gillingham, the program director of Catskill Mountainkeeper, one of a large number of environmental groups active in opposing fracking in New York state, echoed Bayer."It is not just a matter of numbers of personnel. We need people overseeing the industry and inspecting the cement around the casings," he told the Guardian.

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Local Anti-Fracking Group Heads to Albany

The bus full of Catskill Mountainkeeper anti-fracking activists left this morning. The group planned to rally before the State of the State Address today. ...

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SOS Frack Rally

Anti-fracking grassroots organizations like New York Residents Against Drilling and Catskills Mountainkeeper held signs and chanted slogans warning that ...

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Hydrofracking Opponents Stake Their Ground

... is full of grand accomplishments the incumbent is proud of,” said Wes Gillingham, program director of Sullivan County-based Catskill Mountainkeeper...

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“Superhero” Ads, Protesters Pressure Cuomo on Fracking

Wes Gillingham, program director for Catskill Mountainkeeper - a member of the Water Rangers Coalition - says he and others will be outside the Capitol to ...

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2011 Milestones by the Month - April, May, June

Phish selects Catskill Mountainkeeper as local grassroots group to promote. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman files lawsuit against DRBC for ...

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 Anti-Fracking Artists Cite Social Awareness

Michelle Williams, who plays Marilyn Monroe in "My Week With Marilyn," just issued an antidrilling statement through Sullivan-based Catskill Mountainkeeper. ...

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Result of the Durban Climate Talks and What it Means for...

It was news that didn't surprise Ramsay Adams of Catskill Mountainkeeper. "We knew that they would find chemicals in groundwater. It's very significant in ...

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EPA Links Fracking to Groundwater Pollution in Wyoming

"We had an industry running around saying there's never been a case of pollution," said Wes Gillingham, director of Catskill Mountainkeeper. ...

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 Emergency Water Delivered To Fracking Victims

... have the State of Pennsylvania and Cabot conspiring to bring that crisis to America,” said Wes Gillingham, Program Director of Catskill Mountainkeeper. ...

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