Mark Ruffalo's Magical Mystery Anti-Hydrofracking Bus Tour

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Mark Ruffalo makes his case against hydrofracking outside a hearing in Manhattan last week. (Photo: Hunter Walker)

A group led by actor Mark Ruffalo took a bus from City Hall to Pennsylvania today to deliver water to a community they say was affected by the controversial natural gas drilling procedure called hydrofracking. Governor Cuomo and the state Department of Environmental Conservation are currently considering whether to allow hydrofracking in New York.

Mr. Ruffalo, a longtime opponent of the procedure and resident of upstate Sullivan County, told Politicker fracking contaminated the water in Dimock and he thinks it would have similar consequences here. “There’s no doubt in my mind, or most people’s minds at this point, that the way this industry has been moving forward up until now will contaminate New York State,” Mr. Ruffalo said. Continue reading “Mark Ruffalo's Magical Mystery Anti-Hydrofracking Bus Tour”