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New York Bans Fracking

On December 17, Gov. Cuomo announced he would ban fracking in the state of New York, citing both public health and environmental risks.“I cannot support high volume hydraulic fracturing in the great state of New York,” said Howard Zucker, the acting commissioner of health. Environment New York worked alongside many groups in the environmental community to protect New Yorkers, our air and and our water from this dangerous drilling. 

Report | Environment New York Research & Policy Center

Gobbling Less Gas for Thanksgiving

America’s dependence on oil threatens our environment, our economy, and our national security. Whether it is the scars left by the oil spills in the Yellowstone and Kalamazoo rivers and the Gulf of Mexico, the $1 billion that American families and businesses send overseas every day for oil, or the nearly 2 billion metric tons of global warming pollution emitted annually which fuels more and more extreme weather, these problems demand that we break our dependence on oil.

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Environmental group says ‘clean cars’ would save New Yorkers millions

Environment New York, a statewide citizen-based advocacy group, said Monday a new report  — Gobbling Less Gas for Thanksgiving: How Clean Car Standards Will Cut Oil Use and Save Americans Money — shows more fuel efficient cars would cut oil use and save New Yorkers roughly $14.8 million at the gas pump this Thanksgiving alone.

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Environmental Canvassers Come to Armonk

ARMONK, N.Y. – Two representatives of Environment New York canvassed on Main St. in Armonk Tuesday, collecting donations and signatures in their drive to stop gas drilling in the Catskills.

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