Fracking

Riverkeeper: “Annual Journal”

Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect the environmental, recreational, and commercial integrity of the Hudson River and its tributaries, and to safeguard the drinking water of nine million NYC and Hudson Valley residents. Riverkeeper just released its 2015 Annual Journal, an annual update on the state of New York’s waterways. This year’s edition focuses on issues Read More »

New York State DEC Hydrofracking Decision

In June, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced their decision to prohibit high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in the state of New York. The DEC has been evaluating HVHF for nearly seven years utilizing scientific literature, public health experts, field visits, environmental authorities, and more. After an immense amount of debate, the department found that Read More »