Welcome to R-Cause: Rochesterians Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction
Rochesterians Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction
BANS AND MORATORIA ENACTED IN NEW YORK STATE AND GLOBALLY AS DOCUMENTED BY KAREN EDELSTEIN AND JOE HOFF:
Click on image to enlarge Karen Edelstein's 5/1/13 Map of Anti-Fracking Movements across New York State:
Click here for Karen Edelstein's 5/1/13 List of ANTI-Fracking Movements across New York State:
Click here for Karen Edelstein's 11/28/12 Map of PRO-Fracking Movements across New York State:
Municipal totals as of 5/1/13: 55 bans, 105 moratoria, and 91 movements for prohibitions (bans or moratoria).
If you can't open Karen Edelstein's maps and list below, go directly to FrackTracker
Per Joe Hoff, as of 4/28/13: 208 Communities Protected, (48 of these are in the NYC/Syracuse Watersheds), 92 Municipalities Staging for Passage of Draft Legislation = 300 Municipalities as of 4/28/13 = 2,365,000 New Yorkers Protected!
As of the 2010 census, 19,570,261 people live in New York. Per Wikipedia, there are 62 counties subdivided into 932 towns and 62 cities.