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NO FRACKING WAY! NY Governor Cuomo Proposal Would Restrict Gas Drilling to a Struggling Area


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Cal
- 895 days ago - nytimes.com
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's administration is pursuing a plan to limit the controversial drilling method known as hydraulic fracturing to portions of several struggling New York counties along the border with Pennsylvania, and to permit it only in communities



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Reggie Thomas (5)
Friday June 15, 2012, 5:28 am
SO In fracking, large amounts of sand, water and chemicals are injected deep underground at high pressures to extract natural gas from rock formations.OK,NOW HOW DO WE RETRACT THE CHEMICALS THAT WERE INJECTED UNDERGROUND,OR DO YOU JUST LET IT CONTAMINATE AND SEEP INTO ANYTHING UNDERGROUND? (O_O)
 

paul m. (93)
Friday June 15, 2012, 5:59 am

Noted,,,
 

Susanne R. (249)
Friday June 15, 2012, 3:12 pm
It's easier to convince people who can't pay their bills and are therefore at risk of losing their land that fracking isn't such a bad thing. Governor Cuomo appears to be between a rock and a hard place on this issue. The landowners are willing to lease their land to Big Oil because they need the money, and the vultures currently waving the money under their noses can't wait to get their claws on the natural gas sitting under their land before the competing vultures, who are still circling the area, beat them to it. It's simply a matter of Big Oil doing what it does best...
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday June 15, 2012, 5:45 pm
Noted , would not like fracking in our m

Noted , thanks !



 

Jennifer C. (169)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 1:57 am
Thanks.
 

Joy Wong (76)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 2:59 am
Noted thanks.
 

John Gregoire (261)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 4:38 am
Please see this letter from Toxics Targetting and sign the petition to Cuomo.

Read a formatted version of this alert: http://toxicstargeting.com/MarcellusShale/alerts/2012/06/13/chips-are-down

Yes Susanne, greed is the driver for most landowners that welcome fracking. However, the bit of people losing their land if they don't accept drilling is pure big oil propaganda. If they manage their farms and land well they aren't in any danger. The tax breaks on farms in NY are tremendous.

There is such a growing body of evidence that fracking is devastating on the environmen,t on wildlife, on farm animals. on people, on the very water we all depend upon, that to permit this activity would be criminal. Cuomo needs to exercise is prime duty of protecting New York, not caving to greed.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 5:04 am
protect life,prosecute those that seek to destroy our shared home and our fellow beings
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love


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Glenda L. (0)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 6:14 am
Stupid F---ing politicians, willing to sell the future for a bit of money now.
 

Dave C. (224)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 7:42 am
NO FRACKING WAY IS CORRECT!!!!
 

Hannah J. (1)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 10:35 am
even the mining of sand to add to their toxic slurry is destructive. we need to stress alternatives and less demand instead.
 

Robyn M. (123)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 12:10 pm
What a bloody bad idea!!!
 

DORIS L. (61)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 1:06 pm
That's right-no fracking way!
 

Christeen Anderson (539)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 1:23 pm
No fracking,nowhere,no way please.
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 2:23 pm
I agree...NO FRACKING...bad idea!!!!!!!!!
 

Patricia E. G. (56)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 2:54 pm
No Fracking Way!
Thank you Cal
 

Gloria picchetti (299)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 3:20 pm
Deregulation if the end of any good anytime.
 

Joan McAllister (1064)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 5:17 pm
Thanks Cal.
 

Seth E. (64)
Saturday June 16, 2012, 11:35 pm
Noted.

The Upstate economy has been quite rough, but fracking will never be the way out. Most of the workers wouldn't even be local, anyway, and this would leave the environment destroyed, not to mention that natural gas is in such a great supply now, thanks to oversaturation of supply in the market, that they're not making any money in the near future selling it, so why do they keep trying to drill for more?
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 12:23 am
noted
 

chris b. (37)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 6:34 am
You are correct MM - this is shameful. Take advantage and reap rewards without consequences to them personally. It's criminal
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 1:34 pm
Thanks Cal & noted. Looks like short-term visions vs. the longer terms.
 

Russell R. (87)
Monday June 18, 2012, 12:59 pm
After seeing what is happening in Pennsylvania, polluted water, worthless land, small quiet towns turned upside down with with tanker trucks coming and going 24/7 with no one being being held accountable for it. No new jobs created because the drillers follow the rigs and was the well is dry, they leave the site as is, one big slab of concrete and that is not to mention the 3 million gallons of water a day that is needed for this fracking process. There is nothing safe about it!
 
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