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We are all on the front lines

July 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Originally posted on ClimateHoward:
Mike Bagdes-Canning gets the cuffs, along with 24 others, for civil disobedience at FERC.//photo by Tom Jefferson  Mike Bagdes-Canning is a husband, father, grandfather, retired teacher and vice president of Cherry Valley Borough in Butler County, PA. He was one of 25 people arrested Monday morning for blocking entrances at [...]

Minisink Residents versus FERC

June 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

On July 17, 2012 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a rare 3-2 vote, approved a project by the Millennium Pipeline Company to construct a gas compressor station in a residential area of Minisink, NY. On May 1, 2014, a group of Minisink Residents was represented at the U.S. Court of Appeals in a effort to overturn that split [...]

Congressman Rangel: Don’t Be Railroaded! Vote NO On “Fast Track”

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Congressman Rangel: Don’t Be Railroaded! Vote NO On “Fast Track” On Saturday, January 4, 2014, anti-“Fast Track/TPP” activists rallied at Cong. Rangel’s Manhattan office on W.125th. Street to urge him to VOTE NO ON FAST TRACK for environmental and other concerns. Congressman Rangel can be reached at: (212) 663-3900(NYC office) (202) 225-4365 (DC [...]

Minisink Matters: Poisoning for Profit

July 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Minisink Matters: Poisoning for Profit   Voices from the community of Minisink, NY, where the Millennium Pipeline Company, with the approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), has put a compressor station in the middle of a residential agricultural area. The residents are appealing FERC’s decision to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in an effort to halt the operation of the facility which is now in service and venting harmful vapors into the [...]