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To alert more New York City residents to the dangers of contamination posed by hydraulic fracturing in the City's Marcellus Shale / Catskills aquifer, please help us post the following notices:

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  1. Download and print, or otherwise obtain, notices. We recommend printing at 6'x10' or 3'x5' on sticky-backed paper, in color if possible.
  2. Post notices on tile or metal surfaces near any water spigot in New York City. Do not post notices on paint or wood, as removing the notices could damage the surface.

If you would like to join the DEP's Auxiliary Volunteer Water Testing Battalion and perform special, highly visible baseline tests of New York City water spigots, please write to us for instructions.

Resources for action against hydrofracking may be found at

Please also forward these pages to at-risk friends or loved ones.

Disclaimer: Although hydraulic fracturing contamination is linked to symptoms such as headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, hair loss, itching, and kidney failure, these symptoms are also correlated with exposure to radiation, coal fumes, common chemicals, and even some natural causes. Presence of these symptoms is thus in no way proof positive of exposure to chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process.

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