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Breaking: Governor Cuomo to ban high volume fracking of shale for methane in New York

This came over the wire as a news alert a few minutes ago: The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State, ending years of uncertainty by concluding that the controversial method of extracting … Continue reading

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For those of you who have been following this blog for awhile, we’ve got an important update to a story we’ve been following. We’ve told the personal story of Helen Slottje, the New York attorney who has dedicated her life … Continue reading

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How a small town changed fracking in New York state, a powerful video

Dryden: The small town that changed the fracking game Status of bans/moratoria in New York      (click to enlarge) Yesterday we told the personal story of Helen Slottje, who took on the oil and gas industry in New York, and whose … Continue reading

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A personal story: Helen Slottje, Ithaca, NY (with video)

“She changed the paradigm of human interaction with the oil and gas industry. As citizens we have the right to say no.” Telling personal storiesThe oil and gas boom has been underway for a number of years in many locations … Continue reading

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