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Fracking Chemicals Disclosed

To many of us, the idea of toxic chemicals released by fracking into our water supplies seems remote. We assume only folks living next door to hydraulic fracturing operations in Texas, Ohio or Pennsylvania could possibly be affected. Hydraulic fracturing … Continue reading

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EPA to Investigate How Fracking Impacts Drinking Water

It’s about time the EPA looks into how natural gas fracking is affecting the drinking water of people living near the over 10,000 natural gas drilling sites in the U.S. The EPA announced last week that they will study the … Continue reading

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Is Your Well Water Making You Sick? New USGS Study is Alarming.

A recent study released by the USGS shows 13% of private wells in the U.S. ¬†are contaminated with levels of metals and other elements above the set safety standards for health. Contaminants of particular concern include arsenic, uranium, manganese, radon, … Continue reading

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Fracking’s Clear Winners: CEO’s and Lawyers

While New York State is poised to give the go ahead to new hydraulic fracking operations, lawyers are lining up to defend property owners who are reconsidering their leases, and for municipalities who want to keep fracking out of town … Continue reading

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Susquehanna River named “Most Endangered.”

Wow, I must have been too busy last week to notice the email I received from American Rivers that announced the “Most Endangered Rivers of 2011.” I received another email today urging me to take action to help protect our … Continue reading

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