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DEC invites Garlock to discuss EHS initiatives

Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC’s award-winning solvent conversion project and other initiatives were the topic of discussion at a recent training conference with engineers with the state Department of Environmental Conservation.   Jonathan Neubauer, senior environmental, health and safety specialist, and ...

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Official: No date yet for fracking update

ALBANY  — Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens says there’s no timeline for a decision on whether fracking of shale gas wells will be allowed in New York state, but the review will likely continue through the summer. Speaking ...

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Propane fracking considered for Marcellus Shale

High volume water fracking is still under New York Department of Environmental Conservation review, but a group of Tioga County landowners reached an informal agreement in late March to develop up to 135,000 acres of Marcellus and Utica shale utilizing ...

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U of R recognized for school’s green initiatives

The University of Rochester’s campus-wide sustainability initiatives in areas such as energy, waste management, recycling, land use, dining services and transportation brought the school recognition from the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this year, and now the New York State Department ...

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DEC to explain new water withdrawal regs

Representatives of the Department of Environmental Conservation will be in West Henrietta today to explain draft water withdrawal regulations requiring users of significant volumes of water to obtain a state permit before taking the water. The informational meeting is set ...

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