Environmentalists Are Gearing Up for the Next Phase of New York’s Fracking Wars

December 18th, 2014

by Peter Rugh

“‘They’ve fracked so much gas out of the ground now that there’s a glut of it,’ said Sandra Steingraber, a biologist at Ithaca College and a vocal opponent of fracking. ‘Natural gas storage projects don’t just represent environmental health problems in the long run — water contamination, air pollution, which is what fracking gives us — they also represent basic safety issues,’ she added, emphasizing that natural gas is also highly explosive.” Vice covers responses to the New York State fracking ban. Read the article