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What the Frack? New York Gas Drillers In Marcellus Shale Region Wrangle Over Limitations


Environment  (tags: Fracking, Frack is Whack, activism, activists, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, humans, healthconditions, conservation, water, pollution, politics, business, environment, dishonesty, news, society, SustainableDevelopment, usa, polit )

Cal
- 841 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
With all the restrictions in proposed state regulations and local bans, gas companies say about half of their lease holdings in the lucrative Marcellus Shale region in New York state will be off-limits or inaccessible to drilling if the state gives the gr



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Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 12:45 pm
noted thanks !
 

NicoleAWAY W. (625)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 1:56 pm
ban fracking! thanks Cal for the update.
 

Sue Matheson (70)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 3:54 pm
thanks
 

Yvonne White (231)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 5:14 pm
A bunch of out-of-state "agents" are scouring land records looking for property owners in 3 southern Illinois counties that promise "good pickings" for frackers!:( The fact they are from out-of-state is the OMLY reason it made the news - goodness knows how many In State frackers have already bought up leases!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday May 13, 2012, 5:46 pm
Zillions of green stars to our friend Yvonne!...say, NOT TO FRACKING!! ANYWHERE, ANY TIME......lets flood them all with so many petitions,..they "run and hide for cover"..and we save the land, everywhere for all of us..the living and responsable!!
 

John Gregoire (255)
Monday May 14, 2012, 4:50 am
Folks in other states, be very careful of these slick talking "landsmen" who seek leases. Here in NY many people have been lied to only to find that they signed horribly binding leases for only a few dollars. Greed is rampant in this industry and it spills over to good folks who succumb to the get rich quick dream. In the meantime HVHF is on the brink of destroying the environemnt and severely depleting out potable water table.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday May 14, 2012, 4:56 am
Noted, thank you Cal.
 

ellen m. (233)
Monday May 14, 2012, 5:07 am
If only we could wake people up..
I am astounded by those i meet that no nothing of 99% of the problems we are facing, and their apathy nauseates me..
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Monday May 14, 2012, 5:12 am
Thanks for the post.
 

Waltraud U. (76)
Monday May 14, 2012, 5:44 am
Thank you !
 

paul m. (93)
Monday May 14, 2012, 6:14 am

noted,,,Thanks....
 

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Monday May 14, 2012, 6:54 am
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Jillian L. (52)
Monday May 14, 2012, 8:02 am
Thank you
 

Cecily P. (4)
Monday May 14, 2012, 9:14 am
Thanks
 

Jason S. (57)
Monday May 14, 2012, 9:43 am
thanks
 

Dave C. (214)
Monday May 14, 2012, 10:08 am
what the frack? is correct.
 

Angela N. (0)
Monday May 14, 2012, 11:46 am
thank you.
 

ewoud k. (73)
Monday May 14, 2012, 12:33 pm
Thanks for posting Cal!

bla bla bla etc... "enough to supply the nation's gas-burning electrical plants for 11 years." (see the 4th paragraph of the article)

Wait a second.... are they willing to destroy the environment for 11 lousy years of electricity?

Just forget this fracking thing folks, and let's start looking for other forms of energy, and for ways to use less electricity.
 

Susanne R. (249)
Monday May 14, 2012, 1:20 pm
Gas companies should be thanking their lucky stars that they've managed to get permission to destroy as much of our landscape, drinking water and environment as they already have. They just can't get enough, and that will be their downfall. The more they frack, the more problems people will be experiencing, and the more opposition they'll receive. Their greed will be their undoing. Personally, I can't wait until that happens.
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday May 14, 2012, 1:36 pm
thanks for sharing!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Monday May 14, 2012, 4:59 pm
It should be banned everywhere.
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Monday May 14, 2012, 7:46 pm
Noted!
 

Joan M. (1090)
Monday May 14, 2012, 8:57 pm
Thanks for sharing Cal
 

Ruth R. (215)
Monday May 14, 2012, 9:47 pm
What a waste of time.
 

Ruth R. (215)
Monday May 14, 2012, 9:49 pm
Hydraulic fracturing -- what a waste of energy and time.
 

Teresa Cowley (273)
Tuesday May 15, 2012, 1:08 am
Whyn won't they try cleaner forms of energy? Fracking will kill the environment--in others words us, the animals, even the frackers--what a pack of fools!!
 

Roger M. (0)
Tuesday May 15, 2012, 11:26 am
"What the frack."

You see what they did there?
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Tuesday May 15, 2012, 12:47 pm
thank you!
 
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