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We Are Seneca Lake

October 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Video By Bryan Root   WE Are Seneca Lake   Published on Oct 23, 2014 The Texas-based energy corporation, Crestwood Midstream, is moving forward with plans to store highly pressurized, explosive gas in abandoned salt caverns on the west shore of Seneca Lake, despite documented instability of the salt caverns and concern over impacts to water quality and public safety. Construction is slated to begin October 24th. Learn more about the projects and their risks. Salt cavern gas storage is part of a coordinated effort to build out massive infrastructure throughout the Northeast for [...]

Randolph Hurst’s Comments To The NYS Public Service Commission

March 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Randolph Hurst’s Comments To The NYS  Public Service Commission This video adds another presenter, Randy Hurst, to our coverage of the February 25, 2014, New York State Public Service Commission hearings in Middletown, NY, concerning the proposed construction of a fracked-gas power plant in Orange County by Competitive Power Ventures (CPV). The below links are to the first video and petition. The Video: Excerpts From The NYS Public Service Commission Hearings On The CPV Power Plant The Petition: NO CPV VALLEY FRACK-FIRED POWER PLANT IN [...]

THE PIPELINE FOLLIES

February 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

THE PIPELINE FOLLIES     A fundraising Concert for CARP (The Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline) to help pay for legal fees used in preventing its being [...]

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC

February 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC Friday, the State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL, starting the official countdown to a final decision by President Obama on the pipeline. On Monday night rapid response rallies all around the country were held to make sure President Obama knows we’re still here in full [...]

Voices from the State of the State – Papa Cuomo

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Voices from the State of the State – Papa Cuomo Jim Weiss has been playing “Papa Cuomo” at environmental events for awhile now, in an effort to bring awareness of the past pro-environment political stands that Mario Cuomo, a past NYS governor and father of the present NYS Governor, Andrew Cuomo, has taken. Jim hopes to remind the son Andrew of where he should be standing on all such environmental issues. Jim is from Marathon, NY, and is active with the group: Gas Drilling Awareness for Cortland County, [...]

Voices from the State of the State – David Doll (CARP)

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Voices from the State of the State – David Doll (CARP) David Doll is from Brooklyn, NYC, and is a member of (CARP), the Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline, which has been fighting the Pipeline proposal there and the proposed liquid nitrogen gas (LNG) offshore storage facilities along the Long Island coastal [...]

Voices from the State of the State – The Grady Girls

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Voices from the State of the State – The Grady Girls Besides performing as a chorus line at the rally outside the chamber where the Governor’s State of the State took place, the Grady Girls are cousins who would like to send a message to the Governor about tracking, renewables and other environmental concerns.  They dance, hold signs and get their message [...]