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.
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Natural Gas is Being DevelopedSafely Across the U.S.
“With proper regulaon and enforcement, gas provides a very substanal health benetin reducing air polluon,” 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 tesng at 11 homes in anortheastern Pennsylvania village where a gas driller was accused of pollung the aquiferfailed to show elevated levels of contaminaon.
- Associated Press, March 15, 2012
“In a carbon-constrained economy, the relave importance of natural gas islikely to increase even further, as it is one of the most cost-eecve means bywhich to maintain energy supplies while reducing CO2 emissions.”
- Ernest Moniz, Ph.D., director, MIT Energy Iniave and Presidenal Nominee, U.S. Energy Secretary. Tesmony before the U.S. SenateCommiee on Energy and Natural Resources, July 19, 2011
“A faster transion to low-carbon energy sources would decrease greenhousewarming further, but the substuon of natural gas for other fossil fuels is equallybenecial in percentage terms no maer how fast the transion.”
- Cornell Professor Lawrence M. Cathles, July 10, 2012