Town of Jerusalem Effectively Prohibits Hydrofracking

Keuka Citizens Against Hydrofracking

It is my pleasure to share the news that this evening the Town of Jerusalem became the first of ten townships in the Keuka Lake watershed to prohibit high volume, slick water hydraulic fracture drilling (fracking) by use of a comprehensive zoning ordinance.  The decision of the board culminates an 11 month intensive review process conducted by a committee of volunteer residents which began in March of 2011 with a moratorium of natural gas drilling in this New York Finger Lakes municipality. Continue reading