Someone asked me to estimate (ballpark) how many trees have been lost in NY due to pipelines. Yet, in NY there are many pipelines, and many of them are decades old. So this number is very hard to estimate, and requires assumptions about time horizon, width of rights of way for pipelines of various sizes. Also, getting the raw data is difficult. It's actually easier to ask? "How many trees have been lost in PA due to Marcellus exploration? I like doing these kinds of guesstimates, so I … [Read more...] about How many acres of forest lost in PA due to Marcellus wells? … How many trees?
I want to a meeting of the Susquehanna County Planning Commission last night. It was CRAZY. Williams Company trying to use threats to get a third compressor in Dimock Township, within 1-2 miles of the other two. 27 more compressors for Susquehanna County proposed! What's the master plan? Whatever the gas company wants? Long-time chair of the volunteer planning commission Patrick Ahern RESIGNED before the meeting last night. Several procedural errors made by new chair, Frank … [Read more...] about Susquehanna Co. PA Gov’t in complete disarray // Gas companies in control // New Compressors approved amidst Resignations + Threats
Someone sent me this. I'm just wondering... has any environmental or anti-fracking group ever received a letter like this? ---------- Forwarded message ----------From: JLCNY Newsletter <email@example.com> Date: Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 2:56 PM Subject: Letter from NYS DEC Commissioner Martens To: Dear Friends and Natural Gas Supporters, Your calls and letters have been heard! Linked here is a letter from Commissioner Martens sent to the JLCNY … [Read more...] about Letter from NYS DEC Commissioner Martens to JLCNY
DEC/DOH 2-2012: "Fracking can be done safely" NOTE: This is an machine transcription of a scanned document. Errors may have been induced in this process. Please refer to the original document for authenticity. http://www.scribd.com/doc/118765930/Hydraulic-Fracturing-Health-Impact-Study-New-York-State This document was referred to in the following news reports: Gas Drilling Is Called Safe in New … [Read more...] about DEC/DOH report 2-2012: “Fracking can be done safely”
See our Facebook Page for all the details on these beautiful properties! https://www.facebook.com/MLSfromHell Our first listing! 1101 Carter Road, Dimock. Cute 3 bedroom ranch. New construction. Utilities: all gas. Price: $XX,XXX -- YOU CAN'T BUY IT! because it's NOT FOR SALE! (contaminated water due to gas drilling) Just added! YOUR DREAM HOME! 3 bedroom split level, 1.5 bath, attached garage. Beautiful Pipeline right-of-way amenity! You can't … [Read more...] about The Multiple Listing Service…. from HELL!
Friends, do you know about this? short story: I was doing research on the NYC watershed. (YES! I'm working on commenting on the REGS!) On 2-22-2012, the Delaware County Board of Supervisors, evidently of their own volition made the following demand to 7,000,000 people living downstream: "WHEREAS--You-all NYC whiny liberals are a gonna watch us FRACK OURSELVES SILLY within YOUR WATERSHEDand WHEREAS, You will hereby take, accept, and allow whatever stinky kersplortch comes … [Read more...] about REPARATIONS!?
SHOCKING PHOTOS apparently of PA drilling fluids spread on roads @ Warren Center, PA. BAD NEWS for Warren Center, also for NY residents @ Nichols/Waverly who live downstream. BIGGER SHOCK! New NY regs allows this as a "beneficial use"!! MERRY CHRISTMAS from Governor Andrew Cuomo! Get those comments in to the DEC by Jan 11!! Pennsylvania just changed their rules to allow the spreading of fracking flowback and production fluids on roads as a "benefical … [Read more...] about PA now allows dumping Fracking Fluids onto Roads and Fields. NY wants to follow
Sometimes I like to search for what is trending on EID Marcellus. This gives a relative indication as to whom EID considers an important part of the movement. I use Google with a search like this: https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Aeidmarcellus.org+howarth ... to get a count of the matching pages and the hit counts. Here is the present list: 12/9/2012: 4 Gillingham 5 "Sue Rapp" 9 "Rebecca Roter" 16 "Deborah Rogers" 16 Shaleshock 24 IPAA 26 Steingraber 27 … [Read more...] about EID Hall of Fame (top trending names/keywords)
The new 2012 NY Fracking Regs (draft) are out. http://www.dec.ny.gov/regulations/77353.html We will have ONLY 30 days to comment December 12, 2012 through 5:00 PM on January 11, 2013. Link to this: http://tinyurl.com/NY2012NewFrackingRegs You must get all 11 of these documents (although #7, #8, #9 seem to be the actual regs, the rest seem to ancillary) GET ALL 11 FILES AS A SINGLE ZIP FILE HERE: http://changetheframe.com/~bhuston/new-fracking-regs-nov-2012.zip Get … [Read more...] about Happy Hollidays! Read and comment on new regs by Jan 11 or GET FRACKED!
We didn't find what we weren't looking for. Because our eyes were closed! Ha ha! PHOTO: If Curly can't see the room, does this mean the room does not exist? Or maybe his eyes are just closed? Gannett Misleads, again: Binghamton Water Testing Proves Nothing Back at the end of August-early September, I learned about the shocking truth-- that there are 98 unconventional gas wells located WITHIN the headwaters region, an average of 13-20 miles upstream of the intake for the water supply of … [Read more...] about NEWSFLASH! Binghamton Water Test: We didn’t find what we weren’t looking for