07 Sep '11, 9pm

#Fracking holding ponds in floodplains are NOT a good idea, New York.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today released its long-awaited Revised Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement, detailing the Cuomo Administration’s controversial proposal for industrial gas drilling in the state’s portion of the Marcellus Shale, using the technique known as high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. As readers of my colleagues Frances Beinecke ’s and Kate Sinding ’s blogs already know, the fracking issue has generated great interest and concern in New York State. And poorly regulated fracking activities in Pennsylvania and across the country have been linked to a host of serious environmental woes. With such a backdrop, the draft study released today is the most important environmental impact statement prepared by New York State in recent years. Recognizing the high stakes involved, NRDC will be scrutiniz...

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Mulberry opens its New York flagship with bags that are red, white and blue all over NYC via @PurseBlog

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purseblog.com 08 Sep '11, 12pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 08 Sep '11, 8pm

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New York Fashion Week: Vena Cava

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thebaglady.tv 08 Sep '11, 10am

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grist.org 08 Sep '11, 3pm

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ida.gov.sg 08 Sep '11, 8am

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materialiste.com 07 Sep '11, 3pm

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my new ride

my new ride

proudduck.com 15 Sep '11, 10am

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Only 60 days for #fracking review?!

earthjustice.org 04 Sep '11, 4pm

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flooding

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Sep '11, 11pm

The floods in upstate New York are raising new concern about plans for natural gas drilling in New York. The areas most af...

Green Blog: Upstate Flooding Brings New Wrinkle...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Sep '11, 11pm

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Upstate Flooding Brings New Wrinkle to Fracking...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 09 Sep '11, 11pm

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e360.yale.edu 06 Sep '11, 7pm

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new york minute

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switchboard.nrdc.org 07 Sep '11, 6pm

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straitstimes.com 05 Sep '11, 10am

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