New York Quarry Faces Opposition

As the application for a granite quarry in the town of Forestport in Oneida County, N.Y., goes through its review process, public outcry against the project continues to gain momentum, according to the Adirondack Explorer. The application for the project, which was prepared by Strategic Mining Solutions LLC and submitted by Tom Sunderlin, is being reviewed by the Adirondack Park…

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Study Drums Up Fear on Frac Sand

Frac sand mining poses a little-understood threat to human health, the environment, and local economies, according to a report issued by the Civil Society Institute’s Boston Action Research (BAR) and released in cooperation with Environmental Working Group (EWG) and Midwest Environmental Advocates (MEA).

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