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Governor Cuomo Final SGEIS Findings Statement Requests

Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor of New York State
The Capitol
Albany, NY 12224

Dear Governor Cuomo:

We, the undersigned, write very respectfully to request that the Findings Statement issued by your Department of Environmental Conservation for its Final Supplemental Generic Impact Statement (SGEIS) on the Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Regulatory Program (May 2015) will:

A. Implement the No - Action Alternative in the Final SGEIS: "The denial of permits to develop the Marcellus Shale and other low-permeability gas reservoirs by horizontal drilling and high-volume hydraulic fracturing."

B. Implement Department of Health's (DOH) key policy recommendation in its Public Health Review of High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing for Shale Gas Development:

"Until the science provides sufficient information to determine the level of risk to public health from HVHF [high-volume hydraulic fracturing] to all New Yorkers and whether the risks can be adequately managed, DOH recommends that HVHF should not proceed in New York State."

C. Require that DEC's final decision in the SGEIS matter cannot be revisited without conducting a new State Environmental Quality Review.

We trust that you will find our requests self-explanatory, but please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you very much for your consideration.

Always very respectfully,

Total Signatory Count: 1580

Sheila Miller
WNY Drilling Defense, Food & Water Watch
20 Carlton Drive
Orchard Park, New York
Michael Dineen
Cornell U
7342 Wyers Point Rd
Ovid, NY
James Burnette
64 St.Johns Place
Lackawanna, NY
William Gonz
26 Frederick Road
Binghamton, New York
Linda Christensen
Blue Quarry Designs
9284 Route 89
Trumansburg, NY
Kaj Reinholdt
311 Tupper Rd
West Danby, NY
Stefanie Valovic
Public Health Professional
30 Market Street
Keene Valley, NY
Donald Gregorius
Ulster County Legislature
172 Van Dale Rd
Woodstock, NY
Sherry Felix
50 Horatio Street
New York, New York
Karen Nowak
Pond Ridge Farm
PO Box 260
Brookfield, New York (NY)
21382 MAIN RD
Virginia Keith
162 W Bacon St
WAterville, NY
Erica Crytzer
8202 Route 96
Interlaken, NY
Melanie Farrauto
194 Cortland Ave
Tonawanda, NY
Clarissa Farrell
3066 swamp rd
alpine, ny
Isabelle Pietras
1539 West River Road
Grand Island, NY
Caleb Kime
9399 west hill road
Fillmore, New York
Darla Youngs
Executive Director
Otsego County Conservation Association
PO Box 931
Cooperstown, NY
Danny Lapin
Environmental Planner
Otsego County Conservation Organization
7193 State Highway 80
Cooperstown, NY
Martha Clarvoe
Special Projects Manager - Volunteer3401
119 East Hill Rd.
Hartwick, NY
John Gourlay
Board Member
Otsego County Conservation Association
36 Monroe Avenue
Oneonta, NY
Carol Malz
5346 State Highway 7
Oneonta, NY
paul mendelsohn
238 mill rd
cherry valley, New York
Lucille Wiggin
80 Chestnutnut St.
Oneonta, , NY
Leon Wiggin
80 Chestnut St
Oneonta, NY
Paul Trepes
PO Box 752
Hammondsport, New York
carolyn ganley
90 Cheese Factory Rd
Honoeye Falls, NY
Gord Longley
#11 - 1070 1st Street S.E.
SALMON ARM, British Columbia
Julie Merberg
138 Watts Street
New York, NY
Katy Homans
142 fifth ave
New york, NY