Monday, May 30, 2011



Wednesday, June 1, 2011
3:00-9:00 PM
Deposit High School Auditorium
171 Second Street
Deposit, NY 13754
Public comments accepted to June 1. For details on the proposed docket go to:


RURAL IMPACT What to Expect from the Gas Industry and How to Address It is a documentary exploring the impacts of natural gas development

PA DAIRY FARMERS & LEASEHOLDERS Tell the truth on the ground of what happens when you sign a lease/Community is waking up, too late. If you are thinking of leasing, you must watch this video

Gas Drilling Turning Quiet Tourist Destination into Industrial Town
READ THIS EMAIL from a woman in PA to get an idea of what would happen in our town
These are the Nitty Gritty details that are ignored at our peril:

Forced Pooling: When Landowners Can’t Say No to Drilling

Agreement between the DEP and Chesapeake to address methane seeping into water wells has left some wondering if deal will help fix their tainted water.

How Gas Drilling Contaminates Your Food
Assembly Hearing on Health Impacts of Hydrofracking

AUDIO: Deposit/Hancock Farmer

Mark Dunau, farmer from Delaware County, policy chair for Northeast Organic Farmers Association, at Albany Earth Day rally May 2.

Home Rule: Preparing for Natural Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale Region

The DRBC hearing on June 1 will profoundly affect the outcome of the last 3 years of work to educate people about the hazards of fracking, and to prevent contamination of our water, air, and food sources in New York. What happens in NY will have repercussions across 34 states.

Please send another letter to the DRBC. by clicking on the link below. Please add ONE or two sentences to the given letter. It will help if you specifically tell the DRBC that you want Oquaga Lake to be protected from the danger of a spill caused by waste water trucks that should be prohibited from Oquaga Lake Road. Please tell them to protect the spring fed mountain lakes, such as Oquaga that are part of the "Special Protected Waters" of the Delaware Rive Basin from contamination caused by hydraulic fracking.

Then send this on to as many people as you can.

Please tell the DRBC that this water withdrawal must not be allowed until all the science is in: