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Delaware Riverkeeper Network video Mars School Fracking

October 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

A Western Pennsylvania community is the scene of the next battle over where fracking will be allowed. Parents in the Mars School District along with the Delaware Riverkeeper Network and the Clean Air Council believe plans for a large shale gas extraction development will threaten the health of thousands of students who attend classes in schools a short distance [...]

Is Fracking Safe?

July 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

Published on Jul 18, 2014 From the documentary “The Ethics of Fracking” Rabbi Mordechai Liebling – Director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Re-constructionist Rabbinical College Marleen A. Troy, Ph. D. – Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Wilkes University Bernard G. Prusak – Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition   Check out: Proof That Fracking Pollutes The Water Supply [...]

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 [...]

Delaware Riverkeeper Network video Act 13 Forum

March 19, 2014 // 0 Comments

Delaware Riverkeeper Network video Act 13 Forum   On March 13, 2014 the Delaware Riverkeeper Network hosted a forum/webcast with the attorneys and community leaders who led the legal challenge against Pennsylvania’s pro-gas Act 13. The state supreme court ruled that Pennsylvania residents have a right to a clean environment. The panel answered questions from the studio audience and people watching online.   Please visit —- Delaware Riverkeeper [...]

Excerpts From The NYS Public Service Commission Hearings On The CPV Power Plant

March 9, 2014 // 3 Comments

Excerpts From The  NYS Public Service Commission Hearings On The CPV Power Plant On February 25, 2014, the New York State Public Service Commission held hearings in Middletown, NY, to get public comments on the proposed construction of a fracked-gas power plant in Orange County by Competitive Power Ventures (CPV). This 30 minute video shows much of the comments and testimony given from across the range of residents living and working in the affected NYS area: Minisink, Waywayanda and the county itself. Speakers come from: union council leadership positions, elected offices, the school [...]

Delaware Riverkeeper Network Act 13 Forum promo

March 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Delaware Riverkeeper Network Act 13 Forum promo Our water, Our air and Our Communities-And Forced Gas Drilling. The inside story on the landmark court case that overturned the pro-drilling Act 13 in Pennsylvania. The Delaware Riverkeeper Network will be holding a forum next week examining the ruling. Registration to attend the Forum in person: http://bit.ly/DRN-Act13-ForumRegistra…   Please visit —- Delaware Riverkeeper [...]

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 [...]