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Huge Triumph for NY Towns Fighting Fracking's Risks
Environment  (tags: andrew cuomo, fracking, gas drilling, heatlh impact assessment, hydraulic fracturing, hydrofracking, marcellus, natural gas, new york )

- 2232 days ago -
Yesterday, in a tremendous victory for local governments in NY, an intermediate appellate court affirmed two lower court decisions that held that municipalities have the right to exercise their traditional home rule powers to ban fracking within their bor
TAKE ACTION!! NEW YORK--Tell Cuomo - All Water Deserves Equal Protection From Hydrofracking!
Environment  (tags: fracking, New York, activists, hydrofracking, protection, pollution, humans, environment, politics, energy, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, water )

- 2896 days ago -
Please take the few minutes to send a letter to Governor Cuomo and DEC Commissioner Martens. In the coming months, this effort will solidify what we believe Governor Cuomo already inherently knows - that fracking is not a safe or economic option for New Y
ACTION ALERT: Tell Governor Cuomo: Don't Lift New York's Fracking Ban! PLEASE SIGN !
Environment  (tags: governor cuomo, new york, fracking, destruction environment, legalisation banning )

- 2904 days ago -
On Thursday, The New York Times reported that Governor Cuomo would be ending New York State's ban on horizontal Hydraulic Fracturing (also known as fracking).[1] Though the Administration initially called the claim "baseless," Cuomo's Department of
Extinct Plants of New York City
Environment  (tags: Extinct Plants, New York, plants, environment, climate )

- 2980 days ago -
Of the 1,357 plant species that once thrived in New York City, only 771 are still found there. The main reasons behind the loss of most plants from the area are human-related: habitat destruction and the introduction of pests and diseases to the area.
EPA Told at Binghamton Hearing That Hydrofracking Does, Does Not Taint Drinking Water
Environment  (tags: government, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, pollution, water, energy, natural gas, fracking, shale, hydro-fracking, New York, Pennsylvannia, West Virginia, chemicals, toxic chemicals, EPA hearings, EPA )

- 3195 days ago -
"There's no way this can be done safely. It will toxify the air, water and soil," said protester Kathy Shimberg, 73, of Mount Vision, N.Y., wearing a T-shirt that read "Love N.Y.? Don't frack it up."
Rescue New York State Parks System From Closures ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, parks, New York, nature, protection )

- 3381 days ago -
New York's state parks system, the nation's oldest, is facing another round of funding cuts that is likely to result in the first budget-related closures in the system's 125-year history. State officials say even popular parks at Niagara Falls and Jones
Action Alert : New York's Environment Needs Your Help!
Environment  (tags: environment, New York, conservation, recycling, conservation, nature, wildlife )

- 4083 days ago -
Thanks to your efforts, the New York State Legislature increased funding for the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums (ZBGA) Program last year. However, the "Bigger Better Bottle Bill," a critical source of
Top 10 Conservation Successes for 2007
Environment  (tags: environment, nature, conservation, animals, habitats, wildlife, plants, endangered species, science, success, oceans, china, new york, biodiversity, ecology, tnc, nature conservancy, the nature conservancy, non-profits, charity )

- 4195 days ago -
From New York to Costa Rica, from the first national park in China to a marine protected area in the South Pacific, these are the best of the best, the conservation success stories with the most impact for nature and people in 2007.
STUDY: New York Marshes Vanishing Fast
Environment  (tags: USA, New York, pollution, sewage, overpopulation, encroachment, habitat destruction, environmental degredation, marshes, inland waterways, habitat loss, water, birds, fish )

- 4334 days ago -
New York City's wildlife-rich saltwater marsh islands could disappear within five years due to rapidly increasing degradation that may be caused by the dumping of treated sewage, a study showed on Thursday.
World�s Mayors Take on Global Warming
Environment  (tags: global warming, mayors, new york, green, future )

- 4406 days ago -
Mayors from the planet's largest cities gathered in New York last week to discuss how global warming is impacting their cities now, how it may in the future, and what immediate action needs to be taken to slow it.

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