Category: SGEIS

  • DEC’s dSGEIS released today: 60 day comment period ends 11/30/09, no public hearings

    The next step in the process of creating “regulations clearing the wayfor shale development” (see, minute 23:41) is upon us. ============================================== From NYS DEC website: Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental ImpactStatement On The Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulatory Program Well Permit Issuance for Horizontal Drilling And High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing to Develop the Marcellus Shale and […]

  • D E C e p t i o n

    Abrahm Lustgarten/ProPublica: New York State Paves Way for Gas Drilling With Release of Environmental Review Nornew knew it all along;  do the citizens of New York State? See also the New York Times:   State Issues Rules on Upstate Natural Gas Drilling Near City’s Water The DEC could not allow a ban on horizontal drilling / high-volume […]

  • If at first you don’t spill enough, try, try again

    Dimock, PA, approximately Thursday, 9/3:A blowout occurs during drilling under a road and wetland for a gas pipeline, resulting in a large spill of drilling mud.  Witnesses report a greasy, gray film running down a water body.  Local people who hear about the blowout have difficulty getting the straight story, despite persistently asking questions of […]

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