Toxics Targeting

New Questions Raised on NYS Fracking Policies
Recently-released documents suggest the Cuomo administration was aware of a Tioga County propane fracking proposal when it acted to restrict high-volume hydraulic fracturing.
Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, said he sought documents from the Department of Environmental Conserv…
Cuomo Asked to Provide Details on Fracking Ban
Environmentalists are seeking information from Governor Andrew Cuomo on how a possible ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing will be implemented in New York state.
The state's environmental conservation and health commissioners announced on December 17 that they would not support fracking for …
Southern Tier Fracking Foes Heading To Albany
People opposed to high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas development in New York are planning to protest during Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address.
Buses from Binghamton and from across the state are expected to bring people to Albany on Wednesday for a rally to coincid…
Fracking Foes Send More Letters To Cuomo
People fighting approval of high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York state are sending more messages to Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Walter Hang of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting says the governor should ensure that a comprehensive public health impact study is conducted before a final d…
Fracking Foes Call on Cuomo to Restart Environmental Review
Opponents of high-volume hydraulic fracturing have sent a message to Governor Cuomo urging him to stop the shale gas rulemaking process involving New York State's environmental regulatory agency.
The group also called on Cuomo to restart the environmental review proceeding to require public invo…
Is There An Unplugged Gas Well Near Your Home?
Searchable maps with information about thousands of unplugged, abandoned gas and oil wells in upstate New York are being made available by an environmental data collection company.
Walter Hang, president of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting, says the details about 5,046 old wells in 38 counties had not b…