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Catskills Forest Preserve

New York state

Catskill State Park is beloved by New Yorkers for its lush forests, cascading waterfalls, panoramic views and quaint villages. The Catskill watershed also provides clean unfiltered drinking water for millions in New York City. That wildness and vital water supply may now be at risk. New York State and its natural gas resources have become the latest target for the dangerous process of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.