In northeastern Pa., residents are paid for natural gas leases on their land. But the operation on Sherry Vargson's farm contaminated her water well with methane.
by Kristian Boose Presented in its entirety is New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s May 31, 2010 press release regarding the lawsuit brought against the Federal Government: A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN TO SUE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TODAY FOR FAILURE TO STUDY “FRACKING” Demand For Fracking Study In Delaware River Basin Ignored – Even Though Drilling Would Affect NY Watershed And Portions Of 8 New York Counties Feds Abandon Legally Required Responsibility To Assess Environmental & Public ...[READ MORE]
Why We’re Organizing for a Ban on Fracking By Mark Schlosberg, Food & Water Watch National Organizing Director There is a growing grassroots movement against fracking for natural gas. From New York to California, Michigan to New York, Ohio to New Jersey, citizens are rising up against big oil and gas companies whose insatiable quest for profits is poisoning our water and air and threatening public health. As outlined in our report, The Case for a Ban on Gas Fracking, released today, Food ...[READ MORE]