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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fracking and the Environment: Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination

Fracking and the Environment: Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination Gas drilling companies such as Halliburton say the gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or” fracking”, is safe, but opponents contend it pollutes groundwater with dangerous substances. Now, new evidence has emerged possibly linking natural gas drilling to groundwater contamination. ProPublica journalist […]

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