All those wonderful holiday gifts will do our children little good if their air, water, and earth are polluted with hydrocarbons and radioactivity, and their future is imperiled by global warming exacerbated by methane leakage. Take a brief break from … Continue reading
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Two scientific studies to think about. Do they conflict or do they actually say the same thing? Fracking Wells Tainting Drinking Water in Pennsylvania and Texas, Study Finds This study reported on by Newsweek on 9/15/2014 and carried out by … Continue reading
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Our member Carol Egan has written another to-the-point opinion piece for our local paper. She has graciously allowed us to reprint it here. As the hydrofracking debate rages on in New York, a group of Town of Maine citizens spent … Continue reading
Tagged Broome County, DEP letters, effects of gas drilling, Fracking, Hydraulic fracturing, leaking wells, New York, Owego, Pennsylvania, Susquehanna County, water buffalos, water pollution, Water well
The Marcellus Effect Blog is running a series on organic farming and the impact of fracking. Part 1 talks about an organic farmer who had no problem with a gas pad half-a-mile away (that’s 2640 feet) . But when they drilled … Continue reading
March 10, 2013
Tagged Agriculture, air pollution, farming, Food, Hydraulic fracturing, New York, Organic farming, Pennsylvania, water pollution, well set backs