01 Aug '11, 8pm

[Blog Update] Tim DeChristopher, Fracking, and Protecting Public Lands

[Blog Update] Tim DeChristopher, Fracking, and Protecting Public Lands

Cross Posted from Public Citizen’s Energy Blog by: Scott McDonald, Public Citizen Summer Intern The Catskill Mountains and the Hudson Valley face the possibility of serious environmental degradation and water pollution if the hydraulic fracturing moratorium is lifted in New York State. For many who grew up in this area or who currently call it home, this is an appalling and unacceptable possibility. Many people would go to great lengths to protect this pristine piece of land – but exactly how far would you go? What if you could halt the sale of public lands in the Catskills – land used for hiking, camping, fishing and so much more – to oil and gas companies that plan to build roads and bring in enormous amounts of equipment and trucks to develop the land for drilling? What if the sale were being rushed through on behalf of the oil and gas industry in an illegal way? What i...

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