Green Party of New York Denounces DEC Report, Calls for Ban on Hydrofracking

The Green Party of New York State is outraged in the latest DEC release on hydrofracking for natural gas and calls for a total ban on the practice. DEC’s report makes it clear that the state’s primary focus is clearing the way for the petro-chemical industry to reap enormous profits, cloaked in the language of […]

Fracking: Things Find a Way

Things always find a way to happen … A pen leaking. Your shoelace coming untied. Toxic chemicals in your drinking water. What?! Earthjustice released a great video short earlier this month explaining the threats posed by hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for unconventional gas, including water contamination, an exploding house, dead livestock, and health impacts on residents […]

50% of the World will not have Clean Water by 2030

Access to water is a problem many are already facing. Significant water scarcities already exist in some regions of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development  OECD and in many non-OECD countries and with a growing world population, it is projected that almost half of the world’s population, or almost 4 billion people, will be living […]

Atlanta Civil Rights Leaders Call for Halt to Water Fluoridation (via Food Freedom)

Journal of Living Food and Healing Former U.N. Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young and Prominent Pastor Gerald Durley Call for Repeal of Fluoridation Law in GA (EXTRACTS) Citing concern that fluoridated water disproportionately harms poor citizens and black families, influential Atlanta civil rights leaders Andrew Young and Gerald Durley are calling on top Georgia […]

NYT: Fracking Poisons our Water

The documents reveal that the wastewater, which is sometimes hauled to sewage plants not designed to treat it and then discharged into rivers that supply drinking water, contains radioactivity at levels higher than previously known, and far higher than the level that federal regulators say is safe for these treatment plants to handle. Other documents […]

50 Reasons to oppose fluoridation of water

(excerpt from) Food Consumer 50 reasons to oppose fluoridation Dr. Paul Connet, Ph.D. of St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY offers 50 reasons to oppose fluoridation as listed below and the statements are slightly edited. 1.  Humans don’t need fluoride to have good teeth; 2.  Fluoridation is unnecessary. Most Western European countries are not fluoridated […]

Credo Long Distance Sells Out NYS Anti-Fracking Movement

Ian Wilder: Credo is asking New Yorkers to call their elected representative to vote for a study of hydrofracking.  This is just a cover to protect the politicians until this election day.  Credo and the State elected officials know hydrofracking is dangerous,  they should pass a ban right now.  The only time that elected officials […]

Water issues, fracking upstate, etc. on WBAI: Tuesday, December 1st at 11am

From: Ken Gale Hi, folks, Exploding toilets.  Exploding wells.  Contaminated drinking water. This is what has happened in other states that have allowed Halliburton’s hydraulic fracturing process to reach natural gas deposits in shale. 

AP: Drinking water at many schools contains lead, pesticides, other toxins

Drinking water at schools contains lead, pesticides, other toxins: study The Associated Press / Friday, September 25th 2009 CUTLER, Calif. – Over the last decade, the drinking water at thousands of schools across the country has been found to contain unsafe levels of lead, pesticides and dozens of other toxins. An Associated Press investigation found […]

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