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Natural Gas is Being Developed Safely Across the U.S.

Natural Gas is Being Developed Safely Across the U.S.

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2013 fact sheet developed by IOGA of NY
2013 fact sheet developed by IOGA of NY

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Published by: IOGANY on Mar 12, 2013
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Four and a half years of study, debate and delay is nearly over in New York. Increasingly, science and successare proving that natural gas is being developed safely and responsibly in the United States.
PROTECTING OUR HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTLearn more about safe natural gas development at www.iogany.org
Natural Gas is Being DevelopedSafely Across the U.S.
“With proper regulaon and enforcement, gas provides a very substanal health benetin reducing air polluon,” compared with coal-red power plants.
- Daniel Schrag, director of Harvard University’s Center for the Environment,March 5, 2013
EPA nds no ‘health concern’ in Dimock well water
Federal environmental regulators said that well water tesng at 11 homes in anortheastern Pennsylvania village where a gas driller was accused of pollung the aquiferfailed to show elevated levels of contaminaon.
- Associated Press, March 15, 2012
“In a carbon-constrained economy, the relave importance of natural gas islikely to increase even further, as it is one of the most cost-eecve means bywhich to maintain energy supplies while reducing CO2 emissions.”
- Ernest Moniz, Ph.D., director, MIT Energy Iniave and Presidenal Nominee, U.S. Energy Secretary. Tesmony before the U.S. SenateCommiee on Energy and Natural Resources, July 19, 2011
A faster transion to low-carbon energy sources would decrease greenhousewarming further, but the substuon of natural gas for other fossil fuels is equallybenecial in percentage terms no maer how fast the transion.”
- Cornell Professor Lawrence M. Cathles, July 10, 2012

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