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Fracking Banned in the Delaware River Basin!

Expert BlogNew York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, DelawareMarisa Guerrero, Kimberly Ong
The historic vote, made today by the Delaware River Basin Commission, signals a strong stance in favor of a fossil fuel–free future.

New York Must Step Up PFOA and PFOS Protection

Expert BlogKimberly Ong
New York must protect New Yorkers from the dangerous chemicals that contaminate our drinking water. Here are NRDC's recommendations for the regulation of the toxic "forever chemicals" PFOA and PFOS.

New Jersey Blocks the Williams Pipeline!

Expert BlogKimberly Ong, Rob Friedman
But the fight is not over, and with our allies, we’ll use every tool in the kit to stop this dangerous pipeline from ever being built.

Govs. Murphy and Cuomo: Block the Williams Pipeline

Expert BlogKimberly Ong
Pressure is building for New Jersey and New York State to block a controversial fracked gas pipeline known as the Northeast Supply Enhancement, or Williams, pipeline. NRDC sent comments to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Conservation, urging them to…

NYS Drinking Water Quality Council Moves to Regulate PFAS

Expert BlogKimberly Ong
After an 8-month lull, the New York State Drinking Water Quality Council broke their silence and finally met to contemplate the regulation of PFOA and PFOS, two toxic chemicals that have been found in drinking water supplies across the country…

New York Nixes Another Unnecessary Fossil Fuel Plant

Expert BlogKimberly Ong
New York State environmental officials announced today that the state will not renew a necessary air state facility permit for a controversial fossil fuel facility in Orange Country—the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) Valley power plant.

Supreme Court Lets NY Denial of Constitution Pipeline Stand

Expert BlogKimberly Ong
In a huge victory, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Constitution Pipeline’s request to appeal a Second Circuit decision upholding New York State’s Clean Water Act certification denial of the pipeline on Monday. The Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari reaffirms the…

New York Residents Say “No” to NESE Pipeline

Expert BlogKimberly Ong
Last Thursday, I spoke on behalf of NRDC at a public hearing on the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), a fracked gas pipeline that will run from Raritan Bay in New Jersey to a pipeline offshore of the Rockaways…

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