January 7, 2012

NYS's Draft SGEIS Comments

The Public Comment Period for NYS's Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS) has been extended to Jan. 11, 2012. The full document and pertinent links for responding are at http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/75370.html - please note it is roughly 1,000 pages long so we recommend reading and searching it online.

The following resources may assist you in preparing comments:

20 fantastic letters from Catskill Citizens - easy to adapt or sign on to
Dr. Robert Howarth's Comments on the dSGEIS
- notable science to refute industry claims & reference in your own comments
Chip Northrup's Comments on the dSGEIS
- expansive depth of knowledge
Walter Hang of Toxic Targeting's dSGEIS Withdrawal Letter - documents the fatal flaws of the dSGEIS
dSGEIS Responses shared on Sourcewatch - public site for comments
Experts Speak Out on Revised DEC Guidelines for Drilling - 7/25 Ithaca forum