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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 [...]

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 [...]

What’s in coal ash?

March 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

What’s in coal ash? FEATURED Posted on December 14, 2012 by Rhiannon Fionn-Bowman More than 25 percent of the chemical elements listed on the periodic table can be found in coal and coal ash. What’s in coal ash? 25.64 percent of the periodic table. Click on the element’s names to learn more about them from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry(ATSDR) TOX Profiles or the World Health Organization (WHO) website. 4 – Be – Beryllium 11 – Na – Sodium 12 – Mg – Magnesium 13 – Al – Aluminum 16 – S – Sulfur 19 – K – Potassium 20 – Ca [...]

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 [...]

Clayton Thomas-Muller Stop Keystone XL – Union Square in NYC

February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

Clayton Thomas-Muller Stop Keystone XL – Union Square in NYC Clayton Thomas-Muller Stop Keystone 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 [...]

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 [...]