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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, [...]

New York Activists Visit Albany To Protest The Latest LNG Regulations

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

  On October 30, 2013, New Yorkers from across the state rallied outside of  the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in Albany  to protest its latest regulations on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The proposed regulations would lift a moratorium on LNG that followed a major explosion and death of 40 workers in Staten Island in 1973.The new regulations, or, more aptly, the lack thereof, would give a green light for the oil and gas industry to potentially build out a massive infrastructure for fracking, a delivery system designed to reap huge profits from the export of fracked [...]

NEWS BRIEF: New York Activists Oppose The Latest LNG Regulations

October 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

On October 30, 2013, New Yorkers from across the state rallied outside of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in Albany to protest its latest regulations on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The proposed regulations would lift a moratorium on LNG that followed a major explosion and death of 40 workers in Staten Island in 1973.The new regulations, or, more aptly, the lack thereof, would give a green light for the oil and gas industry to potentially build out a massive infrastructure for fracking, a delivery system designed to reap huge profits from the export of fracked gas to [...]