Long Beach, NY: Ban Fracking/Halt Port Ambrose LNG Port Rally 10/19/13

Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach!  Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]

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 […]

Fracking Hurting Health Right Now

Carl and Judy Stiles of Sugar Run, in Bradford County, were told by a toxicologist to get out of their home last November after theyd been suffering severe abdominal pain, muscle tremors, dizziness, racing heart and other cardiac symptoms for months.   They live not far from where the Susquehanna River began bubbling with gas […]

Activists Frack Themselves

During last year’s election, anti-fracking activists wasted time protesting Andrew Cuomo.  He could care less.  All he cared about was money and votes, and they did not get in the way of either.  Fracking activists ignored calls to raise funds for and get votes for fracking-ban governor candidates like the Green Party’s Howie Hawkins.  Now […]

Gasland’s Josh Fox honored on Long Island (via Ecobeth)

The Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment, a statewide New York based environmental organization, honored Josh Fox, creator of the Academy Award nominated film Gasland, at its annual gala this past week. Gasland was the film that shed light on the controversial issue of hydrofracking for natural gas in the shale under areas of the country including […]

Sign Green Party Petition to Ban Fracking

A hydrofracking moratorium has been in place in New York for the past two years while the state Department of Environmental Conservation DEC does its environmental review. The moratorium issued by Gov. Paterson by executive order expires July 1, 2011. It was a symbolic gesture at best. When the DEC review is complete, the state […]

NYT: Fracking Injects Millions of Gallons of Hazardous Chemicals Into Wells

Oil and gas companies injected hundreds of millions of gallons of hazardous or carcinogenic chemicals into wells in more than 13 states from 2005 to 2009, according to an investigation by Congressional Democrats. The chemicals were used by companies during a drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or hydrofracking, which involves the high-pressure injection 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, […]

Gasland 2/17/11

Gasland, a film by Josh Fox A Documentary about Hydraulic Fracturing and its Dangers February 17, 2011 at 7:00 PM Cinema Arts Center, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743 Admission: Members $10, Non-members $15 Speaking Adrienne Esposito, Exec. Director, Citizens Campaign for the Environment Reception to Follow Academy Award Nominee: Best Documentary Can you imagine […]

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 […]

Hawkins Agrees 10/25/10 debate in Syracuse on Hydrofracking and Energy | Hot Indie News

Howie Hawkins has agreed to participate in a Monday October 25th debate on hydrofracking and energy policy at Nottingham High School, East Genesee St., Syracuse NY. So far, Libertarian candidate Warren Redlich and Freedom Party candidate Charles Barron have also agreed to debate. Sponsors have requested all the candidates to attend. CNY PBS is doing […]

Credo Long Distance Sells Out NYS Anti-Fracking Movement

Ian Wilder: Credo is asking New Yorkers to call their elected representative to vote for a study of hydrofracking.  This is just a cover to protect the politicians until this election day.  Credo and the State elected officials know hydrofracking is dangerous,  they should pass a ban right now.  The only time that elected officials […]

DN!: Congress to Investigate Safety of Natural Gas Drilling Practice Known as Hydraulic Fracturing

from DemocracyNow.org:. The top Democrats on the House Committee on Energy and Commerce have asked eight oil-field companies to disclose the chemicals they’ve used and the wells they’ve drilled in over the past four years. Last week, Waxman also revealed two of the largest gas drilling companies have pumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of […]

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