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Sandra Steingraber

COP21: Reflections on the Historic Climate Agreement – What’s next for the world?

February 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

February 3, 2016 – Six Ithacans who participated in COP21 in Paris, shared personal reflections on the 195-nation agreement on climate change. Panelists: Bob Howarth, Cornell University Sandra Steingraber, Ithaca College Karen Pinkus, Cornell University Allison Chatrchyan, Cornell Institute for Climate Change and Agriculture Johannes Lehmann, Cornell University Colleen Boland, We are Seneca Lake Introduction: Barbara Lifton, NY State Assembly Moderator: Todd Cowen, Cornell Sponsored by: Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Tompkins County Planning Department, Tompkins [...]

200 Rally in Support of First Ten ‘WE ARE SENECA LAKE’ Arrested Protesters

November 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

200 Rally in Support of First Ten ‘WE ARE SENECA LAKE’ Arrested Protesters Arraignment; One Goes to Jail, Other Nine Returning to Court on November 19th 9 out of 10 of the Seneca Lake Defenders who were arrested on 10/29 were ordered to return to court on Nov 19. The 10th, Dwain Wilder, pled guilty to trespass, and was sentenced to 15 days in jail in Watkins Glen — where he is right now. Let’s write to him! Please use his full name to make sure it reaches him. All mail is screened before he’ll see it: Alvin Dwain Wilder, Inmate Schuyler County Jail 106 Tenth St, Unit 2 Watkins [...]

Town of Reading Court Appearance for Kenneth Fogarty and Bob Henrie

November 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

We Are Seneca Lake     Court Appearance for Bob Henrie and Kenneth Fogarty on November 12, 2014, two of the fifteen people who engaged in civil disobedience on November 3, to blockade the entrance gates of Crestwood, in Watkins Glen. No LPG storage in the salt caverns of Seneca Lake. Judge Norman recused himself because he is an employee of Crestwood. Bob and Kenneth will both have to return and appear next Wednesday, November19, 2014 before Judge [...]

Q & A -2: Sandra Steingraber Questioned by Jon Campbell-Gannett Newspapers

January 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Video #9 of 14: Dr. Steingraber is a distinguished scholar and resident at Ithaca College, a world renown biologist, environmental scientist and author and recently she has become a co-founder of New Yorkers Against Fracking (NYAF). Question/response: Can the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation actually respond in a substantive way by their deadline of 2/27/13 to this massive amount of petitions or is this really setting the stage for a law suit for their failure to meet that [...]