Catskill Mountainkeeper Commends Governors’ Vote for Fracking Ban
Livingston Manor, NY – Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, along with the Governors of Delaware and Pennsylvania, comprising a majority of the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), announced that they voted in favor of a resolution to issue draft regulations that will permanently ban hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas in the Delaware River Basin.
Hurricane Irma & National Call to Address Climate Change
Seeing the catastrophic devastation from Hurricane Harvey, and anticipating the devastation of Hurricane Irma, has given us a moment to reflect and look for ways that we can help our fellow Americans cope with this unprecedented flooding. Standing in solidarity, we in the Catskills, a region prone to flooding, know that outside support is not only important but critical at these times. If you would like to offer aid to those impacted by Hurricane Harvey, here are a couple ways to consider helping...Read more
On Friday, August 18th, Catskill Mountainkeeper participated in the Peekamoose Blue Hole clean-up, where volunteers collected dozens of bags of trash, and spent several hours scouring the surrounding area for garbage. Debris ranging from “micro trash” to full garbage bags that had been torn apart by wildlife were collected.Read more
We WON Our Day in Court!
Constitution Pipeline Loses Initial Round in Federal Case
Catskill Mountainkeeper Congratulates Cuomo Administration, DEC and Coalition Partners, calling VICTORY!
STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 18, 2017 Livingston Manor, NY – Today, Constitution Pipeline lost a federal case challenging the NY DEC’s refusal to grant the project a water-quality certificate for the $685 million project, which had previously received federal approvals. Represented by Earthjustice, Catskill Mountainkeeper had intervened in the case with two other groups to help DEC defend its denial.Read more
Should the Delaware River Basin have clean water and air? Tell the Delaware River Basin Commission to ban fracking in the basin!
Please sign our petition to tell the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to ban fracking in one of the most critical water resources in our country.
The Delaware River runs through five states, including 42 counties and 838 municipalities. It provides drinking water to over 17 million people, including two of the nation's largest cities -- New York City and Philadelphia.Read more
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