Category Archives: Water

Comment on the NY Fracking Regs NOW!

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We need everyone to get going on comments on the New York State proposed regulations on gas drilling. The DEC admits that the denial of permits for HVHF in New York State would fully protect the environment from any environmental impacts … Continue reading

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Don’t Drink It!

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The flowback from fracked gas wells isn’t safe for children or other living things. We really didn’t need more proof of that did we? Well it seems we did. Penn State researchers have just completed a chemical analysis of the brine that … Continue reading

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How Radioactive Are You?

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One of the problems with fracking in the Marcellus and Utica Shales is that these shales are more radioactive than ones in other parts of the country. An interesting fact is that one way geologists find oil bearing shale in … Continue reading

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More Warnings About Fracking Dangers

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The GAO, the independent government oversight agency, released a report this last week on the risks surrounding fracking. They found that ground water – the water that we drink – that’s in our wells and rivers can and have been polluted … Continue reading

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Too many questions about fracking unanswered

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From the Press and Sun Bulletin 10/09/2012, Page A10  GUEST VIEWPOINT Too many questions about fracking unanswered By Carol Egan I have been a resident in the Town of Maine for 56 years and a landowner for 35 of those … Continue reading

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A View of the Future?

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In 2011 the Nature Conservancy did a projection of the effects of fracking in Tioga County. Since Tioga is right next door to us and is basically similar in terrain and vegetation, this study can give us a good idea what … Continue reading

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Craig Stevens talks in Maine NY

Here are two videos from the August 22, 2012 Town of Maine Gas Drilling Forum featuring Craig Stevens. He shares his first hand experience dealing with gas leases, water pollution, and gas pipe line installation on his property in Susquehanna PA. He says, “Don’t … Continue reading

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Who We Are

We are… The Concerned Citizens of Rural Broome represents residents of the towns of Barker, Colesville, Lisle, Maine, Nanticoke, Triangle, and any other town in Broome County that would like to join us and help fight to protect our communities’ earth, … Continue reading

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