Thanks to New York Senator Brad Hoylman, of Manhattan, for speaking out.

 

His March 14 op-ed in the Villager not only addresses the assault on human health by hydrofracking, but also gives voice to how his Appalachian roots inform his perspective!

 

Here is the link:

 

http://www.thevillager.com/2013/03/14/no-watering-it-down-we-have-to-beat-back-fracking/

 

Here are his remarks linking hydrofracking with mountaintop removal: