04 Dec '11, 3pm

Green Blog: Ruffalo Takes Lead in Anti-Fracking Campaign: Next stop on his protest agenda: Dimock, Pa., where th...

Associated Press Mark Ruffalo addressing a crowd of fracking opponents in Newark last month. Major environmental groups are lobbying for strict regulations on natural gas drilling in New York State, which could begin as early as next year. But activists like the actor Mark Ruffalo are seeking an all-out drilling ban, arguing that the country should move quickly toward reliance on renewable energy sources rather than reinforce dependence on a fossil fuel. As I report in Sunday Styles, Mr. Ruffalo, 44, has become the celebrity face of the movement against horizontal hydraulic fracturing, a process in which water and chemicals are forced into shale deep underground to extract the gas. Critics say the drilling poses multiple risks to aquifers and air quality. Juggling film work with a bucolic home life, Mr. Ruffalo lives in the town of Callicoon in Sullivan County, where hydro...

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Associated Press Mark Ruffalo addressing a crowd of fracking opponents in Newark last month. Major environmental groups ar...

To the Battlements, Mark Ruffalo

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