Put Global Warming in the debate by including Green Party’s Jill Stein

Unless Stein can join the presidential debates, there will be no discussion of Global Warming.

NYT: Fracking Poisons our Water

The documents reveal that the wastewater, which is sometimes hauled to sewage plants not designed to treat it and then discharged into rivers that supply drinking water, contains radioactivity at levels higher than previously known, and far higher than the level that federal regulators say is safe for these treatment plants to handle. Other documents […]

Guv cand Hawkins (G-NY) Supports Ban on Hydrofracking for Natural Gas; WFP & Cuomo don’t

WFP retreats even farther, adopting Cuomo’s “let’s wait for the study” Green Party of New York Governor candidate Howie Hawkins has  called for an outright ban on hydrofracking for natural gas. It presents Too many public health and environmental dangers. Plus it puts money into another fossil fuel when we should be investing in renewable energy and conservation […]

Obama Backs Fracking in N.Y. & Pa.

Obama Admin Rejects Timeout for Natural Gas Drilling in N.Y., Pa. – NYTimes.com. The Obama administration has decided against pressing for a temporary halt to Marcellus Shale drilling in Pennsylvania and New York, a key federal official said. Brig. Gen. Peter “Duke” DeLuca, commander of the North Atlantic Division of the Army Corps of Engineers, […]

Guv cand Hawkins (G-NY) Calls for Permanent Hydrofracking Ban

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

Lawrence, US Sen NY Green, Confronts Cuomo on Hydrofracking Ban

The only way that the Green Party can regain ballot status in NY is to get 50,000 votes for their Governor candidate in 2010. This opportunity comes only once every four years, and it only applies to the Governor’s race. Gaining ballot status will enable the Green Party to run more peace candidates, more single-payer […]

BP CEO Tony Hayward wants to Frack NY video

Pete Seeger speaks out against hydrofracking

Found this interesting. At the official NY State Senate site, there is video of Pete Seeger speaking out against hydrofracking and singing “This Land is Your Land”. And, there is another video of Pete Seeger singing a specific song against hydrofracking (not sure if it is at a rally or at the legislature?). Both videos […]

Working Families Party Tries to Undermine the Anti-Fracking Movement the Way It Undermined the Anti-War Movement 4 Years Ago

Critique from a Green Party member: Working Family Party told anti-war voters to support pro-war candidates on their line in 2006, and after they won, never said another word about being anti-war. Now, when it is just a few days after the Green Party nominates a strong anti-fracking candidate for Governor, Howie Hawkins, the WFP comes out with a faux anti-fracking action alert. The Working Families Party in NY should be called the “We’re Faux Progressives” Party.

Green Party Congressional cand tells Gas Company: Go Frack Yourself

Congressional candidate turns down money to avoid gas drilling Long time Green Party member Hank Bardel is  running for congress in New York’s  13th Congressional District. Hank owns acreage in eastern Pennsyvania which is over the  Marcellus Shale formation. Recently Hank was offered over $264,000 with 21% royalties to allow companies to drill there and […]

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