Saturday, July 13, 2013

Radioactive Waste in the Genesee River (Upstate NY)

Here is a very important issue that demands our attention:
Radiation concerns everyone along the Genesee River downstream of Angelica, NY !
(The Genesee River flows north and empties into Lake Ontario.)

The Hyland Landfill in Angelica is along the Genesee River that flows north through Rochester into Lake Ontario. It is one of five in NY State permitted to accept tailings and other waste from fracking operations. Hyland already accepts drill cuttings from PA frack sites and wants to expand the landfill to accept more radioactive fracking waste. The DEC public comment period on this expansion request has been extended to July 21:

This is urgent! Please submit a comment, however brief, to:
Mary E Hohmann
NYSDEC Region 9 Allegany Sub-Office
182 East Union - Ste 3, Allegany, NY 14706

Thanks to Anna Sears and Nedra Harvey, co-founders for this information.
R-CAUSE (Rochesterians Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)


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