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As New York fracking moratorium nears expiration, activists vow to take action

Sean Collins January 11, 2013 0

Waging Nonviolence 1/11/13 Peter Rugh http://wagingnonviolence.org/2013/01/as-new-york-fracking-moratorium-nears-expiration-activists-vow-to-take-action/ Hundreds of clenched fists were raised Wednesday afternoon at Albany’s Empire Convention Center. Behind a security checkpoint defended by state troopers in rigid-brimmed campaign hats, New York governor

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Anti-fracking groups mobilize as deadline looms

Sean Collins December 19, 2012 0

Messenger Post 12/19/12 Julie Sherwood http://www.mpnnow.com/topstories/x1781246312/Anti-fracking-groups-mobilize-as-deadline-looms The coalition of anti-fracking groups statewide are mobilizing as the state deadline looms for taking public comment. One of the organizations, New Yorkers Against Fracking, announced Wednesday it had

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Hydrofracking demonstrators out for Governor’s visit

Sean Collins December 5, 2012 0

YNN Southern Tier 12/5/12 http://binghamton.ynn.com/content/all_news/southern_tier/619225/hydrofracking-demonstrators-out-for-governor-s-visit/   With the governor in town, people on both sides of the ongoing hydrofracking debate were out to make sure their voices were heard. Pro- and anti- fracking demonstrators

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UPDATE: Fracking Protests to Greet Governor in Visit to Tier

Sean Collins December 5, 2012 0

Fox 40 WICZ 12/5/12 http://www.wicz.com/news2005/viewarticle.asp?a=25884 Anti-fracking protests already being planned on the eve of Governor Cuomo’s visit to the Southern Tier. After landing at Binghamton Airport Wednesday morning, the governor  will inspect BAE systems–

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Fracking Protestors Greet Governor Andrew Cuomo

Sean Collins December 5, 2012 0

Fox 40 WICZ 12/5/12 http://www.wicz.com/news2005/viewarticle.asp?a=25893 CLICK LINK FOR VIDEO Protesters from both sides of the fracking debate also greeted Governor Cuomo Wednesday morning. Pro-gas landowners say they wanted to remind the governor that they are

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Fracking Forum Draws Crowds

Sean Collins December 4, 2012 0

WBNG Binghamton 12/4/12 Michelle Costanza http://www.wbng.com/news/local/Fracking-Rally-Draws-A-Crowd-181946811.html The New York State Petroleum Council held a forum on hydraulic fracturing for elected officials, while concerned citizens lined the sidewalk outside to protest. Protesters donned costumes and

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Rally outside of fracking conference

Sean Collins December 4, 2012 0

YNN Southern Tier 12/4/12 Elyse Mickalonis http://binghamton.ynn.com/content/all_news/southern_tier/618687/rally-outside-of-fracking-conference/ It’s an argument that’s been going on for years now: Should hydrofracking come to New York State? “It’s not good for the environment, it’s not good for

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Rally challenges legislators to take progressive action

Sean Collins November 28, 2012 0

YNN Buffalo 11/28/12 http://buffalo.ynn.com/content/617192/rally-challenges-legislators-to-take-progressive-action/ Even though Democrats appear to have won back a majority of seats in the New York State Senate, control of the legislative body is still unclear, thanks to a small

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Faith Leaders Call for Statewide Fracking Ban at Spiritual Vigil at Grand Army Plaza Tonight

Sean Collins November 14, 2012 0

Prospect Heights Patch 11/14/2012 Will Yakowicz http://prospectheights.patch.com/articles/faith-leaders-call-for-statewide-fracking-ban-at-spiritual-vigil-at-grand-army-plaza-tonight A coalition of diverse organizations that support a fracking ban throughout the state, New Yorkers Against Fracking, is joining together to tell Governor Andrew Cuomo, and other leaders

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Fracking petitioners hit home

Sean Collins September 25, 2012 0

Binghamton Pipe Dream 9/25/12 Christina Pullano http://www.bupipedream.com/news/12046/fracking-petitioners-hit-home-anti-drillers-fight-door-to-door-downtown/ Members of New Yorkers Against Fracking gathered Downtown at the Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade on Saturday to continue their fight against hydraulic fracturing in New York.

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