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Shut Down The Roseland Compressor Station

November 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Shut Down The Roseland Compressor Station Roadside rally in Roseland, NJ on November 23rd  to shut down the Roseland gas compressor station built by Transco/Williams, set to go into operation adjacent to an electrical power facility and located in a flood zone. Speakers included Ted Glick from the Essex/Passaic Green Party, and Leigh Garofalow from The Mothers [...]

NEWS BRIEF: Save Minisink & The Black Dirt Farms Rally

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Why Is Minisink’s Battle So Important To The State, And To The Nation? Minisink’s case at the U.S. Court of Appeals will set a new legal precedent in terms of communities’ rights vs. the corporate interests of the oil and gas industry. Already, Minisink has broken four legal precedents, and the community is now poised to make history again at the federal judiciary level. It could either go remarkably well, and Minisink could be the first community in the nation to have a compressor station shut down and physically removed, thereby setting an incredible precedent for the [...]

Come To “Save The Black Dirt Region” Rally

October 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

The fertile Black Dirt Region of upstate New York is being put at risk by the gas industry infrastructure in the form of compressor and metering stations which not only release emissions containing carcinogens and neurotoxins, but also compounds that when exposed to sunlight for prolonged periods are converted to ground level ozone–known to inhibit crop productivity by as much as 30%. Come join the farmers and families of Minisink NY as they gather in Union Square, NYC on Saturday, October 26th, 2013. Playwright Eve Ensler will be a guest [...]