Many of us — especially those concerned with protecting New York’s fresh water supplies — have been working hard, through an inadequate regulatory process, to fend off the threats of high volume horizontal hydrofracking. In the meantime, few have heard … Continued
Due to advocacy and litigation by Waterkeeper Alliance and our partners, on December 16, 2011, EPA signed a rule that will reduce emissions of mercury (along with other heavy metals and other acid gases) from coal-fired power plants by 91%! … Continued
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced on December 8, 2011 that a 3,675 square mile area of Lake Ontario is now a “no discharge zone,” which means that boats are completely … Continued
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