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The Invisible Bomb Trains

by Justin Mikulka June 19, 2014

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  In 2012, Global Partners, an oil services company located in Massachusetts, received a permit from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) allowing it to bring up to 1.8 billion gallons of crude ...

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Winds of Change

by Darryl McGrath October 11, 2012

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  It may be no accident that during the first debate of the presidential race—the one devoted to domestic policy—neither candidate spent any time on environmental issues. Forget about job growth, tax cuts and the federal deficit—the ...

Fracked Memory

by Robert H. Boyle and Bruce Ferguson August 30, 2012

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  Bradley J. Field has amnesia. Field is the director of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Division of Mineral Resources, the agency responsible for putting together the high-volume-fracking environmental-impact statement that's supposed to protect ...

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Frack No

by Amy Halloran January 26, 2012

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  On Monday, more than 600 New Yorkers came to Albany to address their legislators and call for a ban on hydrofracking. More than that number gathered in the Legislative Office Building for a rally before ...