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Love NY: Don’t Frack it up – Rockaway Beach Episode

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

  http://www.renewableNY.com The new episode, filmed in the Rockaways, shows the vibrant beach and food scene that’s helped to reinvigorate the area. Even now, though, many residents have not fully recovered from Hurricane Sandy. New York City Councilman Donovan Richards, who represents residents in the Rockaways and who is opposed to fracking, appears in the film. He expresses his concerns about climate change and the direct impacts on his district, and advocates for moving away from fossil fuel energy sources. A wide range of people from various walks of life are featured in the [...]

Love NY:Don’t Frack It Up – New York City Episode

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Love NY:Don’t Frack It Up – New York City Episode   Join us in New York City as we share the businesses, arts, and natural beauty that we love and want to protect from fracking! In this episode: • Corinne Rosen – Food & Water Watch foodandwaterwatch.org • Phil Arononeu – U.S. 350.org and gofossilfree.org • David Levine, American Sustainable Business Council • Natalie Cronin – Mom; Owner, Tinker Tree Playcare • David Braun – Americans Against Fracking • Donnel Baird – BlocPower • Bill Telepan – Telepan Local • Bill Telepan [...]

Love NY:Don’t Frack It Up – Callicoon Episode

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Join us in beautiful Callicoon, NY as we share the businesses, arts, and natural beauty that we love and want to protect from fracking! In this episode: • Dick and Sonia Riseling – Owners, Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Education Center • Jill Wiener – Co-Founder, Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy • Ramsay Adams – Director, Catskill Mountainkeeper • Jennifer Clark – Owner, Eminence Road Farm Winery • Tony Ritter – Owner, Gone Fishing Guide Service • Matt Lane & Dominique Jenkins: Chef (Matt), Restaurant Owners, Matthew’s On Main • Mark Ruffalo, Actor, [...]

Howie Hawkins – Citizen Gas Tour – Ray’s Bad Water

October 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

From the Gas lands in Pennsylvania with Vera Scroggins   Howie Hawkins, running for Gov. of New York on Green Party Ticket….attends a Citizen Gas Tour, where I take him to gas sites next to homes, on farms and he meets families with contaminated water near gas drilling….Susquehanna County, Pa.. The Gas Company is Cabot Oil and Gas and there are six other gas companies in our county. 1,000 gas wells so far and 39 Compressor Stations so [...]

Your Land is Fracked: The Untold Story of Drilling on Our Public Lands

August 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

From our friends at climatewest.org       Your Land is Fracked: The Untold Story of Drilling on Our Public Lands Posted on August 22, 2014 by timream61 Note: Tim Ream is WildEarth Guardians’ new Climate and Energy Campaign Director. He’ll be joining me in blogging here from time to time.  Enjoy his first post!  — Jeremy Nichols I’ve spent a whole lot of days and nights in my life enjoying the beautiful public lands we have been blessed with across this nation. I’ve experienced the awe of waking in subalpine forests covered in new snow, incredible morning [...]

Monkey Wrenching the Frackers

June 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Originally posted on Piedmont Earth First!:
  by Cole Stangler / In These Times “All right, motherfuckers! This is an unlawful assembly!” A group of five “police” charge at a mob of milling “protesters,” throwing several to the ground and playfully beating them with rolled-up pieces of old newspaper—the “batons.” “Fucking hippies!” someone shouts [...]

Love NY: Don’t Frack it Up – Binghamton Episode

May 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

From our friends at Love NY: Don’t Frack it Up     Love NY: Don’t Frack it Up is an interactive multimedia campaign designed to champion New York’s shared resources and encourage their protection from fracking. Check out the Love NY Don’t Frack It Up! video series and join our social media community. Share what you love about New York’s food, beverages, arts and natural beauty by posting photos, videos, tweets and blogs. Binghamton Episode   In this episode, we travel to Binghamton, NY and talk to residents about why they love their community. [...]

Cabot v. Scroggins: March 24, 2014 Part 2– Press Conference at Craig Stevens’ House

April 3, 2014 // 1 Comment

  PART–2: Vera and her lawyers held an afternoon telephone press conference in Craig Stevens’ home after the Court hearing on the morning of Monday, March 24, 2014 in Montrose, Pennsylvania. The hearing and telephone press conference was about the scope of the injunction, or Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), that the energy company, Cabot, asked for and received back in October, 2013 against Vera Scroggins. Her lawyers include: Scott Michelman of Public Citizen’s Public Citizen Litigation Group and Vic Walczak, the Legal Director of Pennsylvania’s American Civil [...]