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A Public Health Review of High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas Development

This comprehensive review of the existing literature by the highest health authority of the state of New York subsequently led to a ban of high volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) by Governor Cuomo. In conclusion the report says: “The current scientific information is insufficient. Furthermore, it is clear from the existing literature and experience that HVHF …

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Science-based decision-making on complex issues: Marcellus shale gas hydrofracking and New York City water supply

The clear outcome of this study is: Current analyses of hydrofracking for gas production are too narrowly focused on the local scientific and technical aspects, but political decision-making about fracking is based largely on other aspects besides science. That’s why the precautionary principle should be applied in such situations. In the case of New York, …

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The Sky is Pink

A documentary by film maker Josh Fox showing industry’s and politicians’ neglect and denial of the imminent danger of drinking water pollution by fracking. Published in June, 2012. See also: Jeff Goodell, New Anti-Fracking Film by Gasland’s Josh Fox Targets Cuomo: ‘Governor, What Color Will the Sky Be Over New York?’. Rolling Stone, June 20, …

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