Green Party of New York Denounces DEC Report, Calls for Ban on Hydrofracking

The Green Party of New York State is outraged in the latest DEC release on hydrofracking for natural gas and calls for a total ban on the practice. DEC’s report makes it clear that the state’s primary focus is clearing the way for the petro-chemical industry to reap enormous profits, cloaked in the language of […]

PA Green Party Demand Termination of Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling

Whereas Marcellus shale natural gas is not a transitional fuel, but an impediment to a clean energy policy that conserves energy and develops solar, wind, geothermal, micro hydro and other renewable technologies, and Whereas methane (CH4) a greenhouse gas and the principal component of natural gas is more harmful than carbon dioxide (CO2), and Whereas […]

Buffalo City Council Votes to Ban Gas Drilling and Fracking | AlterNet

Pittsburgh made headlines not too long ago by approving a measure to ban corporate personhood and the controversial natural gas drilling practice of “fracking” which can contaminate water sources. And now, Buffalo is rocking the boat too. Buffalo News reports: The Common Council has voted to ban any form of natural gas extraction in Buffalo, […]

Green Party: NY Guv. Paterson Fracking Moratorium Inadequate, Need Fracking Ban

NY Green Party Says Paterson’s Executive Order on Hydrofracking of Natural  Gas Doesn’t Provide Adequate Protection for Public Health and the Environment Urge Governor-elect Cuomo to Support a Permanent Ban The Green Party of New York State said today that Governor Paterson‘s veto of legislation to create a moratorium on hydrofracking for natural gas and subsequent issuance of […]

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, […]

Anti hydro-fracking activists speak out against Andrew Cuomo

(excerpt from) IthacaJournal.com Fracking foes target Cuomo visit Gubernatorial candidate to campaign in Ithaca, Montour Falls Thursday by Stacey Shackford / August 16, 2010 Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to visit Tompkins County on Thursday as part of a statewide tour to support his campaign for governor. The Democrat will be appearing at the […]

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