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Grassroots activists, experts, and local officials concerned about protecting our environment and communities will offer information on the revised Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (SGEIS), the draft document released on July 8 that is designed to serve as the backbone for regulations on gas drilling in New York State. In an effort to learn about the NY Department of Environmental Conservationsâs new 1,095-page guide (SGEIS) and help area residents prepare comments, a...
Topics: shaleshock, sgeis, gas drilling, hyraulic fracturing, hydrofracking, fracking, environmental...
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by Tompkins County Council of Governments
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Tompkins County Council of Governments Presents: Impacts of Gas Drilling on Human & Animal Health. An educational forum.  Adam Law, M.D., Physicians, Scientists and Engineers for Healthy Energy "What we know and what we don’t know" Michelle Bamberger, DVM and Robert Oswald, Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University "Why animals make good sentinels for human health" Sponsored by: TCCOG (Tompkins County Council of Governments)  Co-sponsored by the...
Topics: Energy,NaturalGas,animal,human,health,fracking,shale,marcellus,toxicity,environment,global,warming..
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by Cris McConkey
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Jessica Ernst is a Canadian scientist with 30 years of petroleum industry experience. She is presently suing the Alberta government, the Energy Resources Conservation Board, and Encana Corporation for negligence and unlawful activities related to hydraulic fracturing and contamination of well water. Her claim alleges that Encana broke multiple provincial laws and regulations and contaminated an aquifer that supplied drinking water to her Rosebud, Alberta community. Ms. Ernst tells her story of...
Topics: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, fracking, natural gas
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In the 5 years New Yorkers have been fighting fracking, we’ve made a lot of friends and we’ve met a lot of incredible people. On June 17, thousands of us are going to Albany to make a bold and powerful demand to Governor Cuomo in a rally and march, and make it loudly: a frack free future powered by renewable energy! We need you there. 94 year old folk music and activist legend Pete Seeger will lead us in song! So will the amazing Natalie Merchant! Former Congressman and hero of the...
Topics: Shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, fracking, hydrofracking, natural gas, rally, new york, natalie...
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The NYS DEC is considering regulations and permits for proposed Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facilities in New York State. This is just one example of a massive fracking infrastructure build out in the state. Nat Gas pipelines, compressor stations, wastewater treatment, powerplant conversions, the LPG storage facility in Seneca Lake and now LNG export facilities are in the works and are all a part of the attempt to bring fracking into the state. Frack Action, New Yorkers Against Fracking,...
Topics: LNG, natural gas, fracking, fracing, infrastructure
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Recorded April 27, 2013 Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Elmira, NY Fracking vs. Health Forums Draw Large Crowds Three Southern Tier events, in Bath, Spencer, and Elmira, highlight true stories from those sickened by Pennsylvania fracking, medical and legal issues. "I'm a canary in a coal mine, that's what people tell me," said Joe Giovannini, from Washington County, Pennsylvania. Giovannini, along with a former gas field worker, a medical doctor, and an attorney working on...
Topics: shaleshock, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, occupational health, environmentasl health, public...
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by Cris McConkey Productions
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Local Controls to Shale Gas Industrialization Recorded on April 9, 2011 Historic first regional conference held in New York State on local control and shale gas . How to Apply Local Controls to Shale Gas Industrialization -Forum for Municipal Officials on the topic of Road and Land Use Regulation. Otseaga Hotel, Cooperstown, NY. April 9, 2011. As the DEC nears the issuance of rules on horizontal hydrofracking in NY State's shale, there are protections at the local level that need to be...
Topics: home rule, fracking, shale gas, road use, land us, ordinance, zoning, police powers
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Prof. Terry Engelder of Penn State and Prof. Anthony Ingraffea of Cornell â Jan. 14th, 2011 at Laporte High School, John Trallo, moderator. Sponsored by Protect Eagles Mere Association and Responsible Drilling Alliance, this was a much anticipated event as Engelder and Ingraffea had previously been academic collaborators but now stand on opposite sides of the fracking controversy.First Barb Jarmoska of Responsible Drilling Alliance asked people to please sign their on-line petition at...
Chair of the Steering Committee and Moderator: Ellen Z. Harrison. Website: StopFrackGasDamageNY.org Video by Cris McConkey. Audio recording + post: Bill Huston
Topics: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia StopFrackGasDamageNY Fracking Infrastructure
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War Room, New York State Capitol, March 24, 2011. The chanting continued for over one hour. ; Three students with NYPIRG started the chanting which then took on a life of its own. This was a multi-generational action, involving people from different walks of life, representing various creeds who came to Albany to demand that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation re-scope the draft regulations for gas drilling using hydrofracking with horizontal drilling, as outlined in a...
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by Cris McConkey for Shaleshock Media
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‘Drilling for Natural Gas Financial Considerations’ was recorded in Berkshire, NY on July 9, 2013 at a public meeting sponsored by Berkshire Alliance for Sustainable Energy, a community-based organization in Tioga County, NY. Greg May, VP Residential Mortgage Lending, Tompkins Trust Company presented on “Gas & Oil Leases:Impact on Residential Mortgage Lending”. Jerry Acton, Systems Engineer/Systems Architect (ret.) presented on “Projected Gas Well Production in Tioga County”....
Topics: Shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, natural gas, shale gas, Marcellus, residential mortgage lending,...
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Students debate LPG facility in Schuyler County Legislative Chambers Students in the Watkins Glen High School Model United Nations class took over the Schuyler County Legislative Chambers this morning to hold a lively debate on the proposed construction of a liquid propane gas storage facility on Seneca Lake. The debate was part of a mock legislative session. During the session, students debated and took action on a resolution opposing the storage of LPG in the salt caverns of Seneca Lake. In...
Topics: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, model U.N., model united nations, Watkins Glen, LPG storage, Inergy,...
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This salon-style event was hosted by Gay Nicholson of Sustainable Tompkins. To begin the discussion, Nancy Menning (Philosophy and Religious Studies) of Ithaca College, and Dave Wolfe (Horticulture) and Lauren Chambliss (Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future) of Cornell University provided some insight into the complex and often subtle explanations for denial, and approaches for moving beyond denial to address important questions regarding solutions. The People’s Salon: Conversations that...
Topics: climate, Sustainable Tompkins, climate change, climate deniers, global warming, climate change...
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This is the combined Final SGEIS with response to comments document published by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. This source link is here (website is presently down) http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/75370.html
Topics: fracking, hydrofracking, ny, new york, cuomo, martens, SGEIS, FGEIS, FSGEIS
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For audio only: https://archive.org/details/WASL_PressConference05NOV2014-Audio Source: Apple ProRes 422, 720p30, 29.97 fps 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 Watkins Glen, NY – The arraignment for the 10 protesters arrested for blocking Texas-based Crestwood Midstream’s gas storage facility gates on October 29 ended last night (November 5) with one protester, Dwain...
Topics: shaleshock, crestwood, blockade, civil disobedeance, natural gas, gas storage, methane, fracked...
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Base’s Order of Protection Begs Judgement.  Summary by Syracuse Peace Council. See background on use of orders of protection at Hancock http://peacecouncil.net/Hancock_and_the_Orders_of_Protection On July 10, 2014, grandmother of three, Mary Anne Grady Flores was sentenced to one year in prison for being found guilty of violating an order of protection. A packed courtroom of over 100 supporters was stunned as she was led away, and vowed to continue the resistance. These orders of protection,...
Topics: drones, drone warfare, protest, order of protection, Hancock, National Guard
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This week of ShaleShockMedia we go to a rally outside DEC headquarters in Syacuse, attend the People's Heaing on Gas Drilling in Delhi, NY, Lean about radiation hazard die to hydrofacking, return to Dimock for part two of a shale gas reality tour, and see and hear what it is like to have fracking in you neighbohood.
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A free public information session on âResponding to New Fracking Regulationsâ, Monday, December 17, at the Unitarian Church of Ithaca, New York. Sponsored by the Tompkins County Council of Governments (TCCOG). A panel of professionals who have studied policies and regulations on shale gas drilling present their views. Speakers were: Dr. Tony Ingraffea of Cornell University, Helen Slottje of the Community Environmental Defense Council, and Dr. Sandra Steingraber of Ithaca College. Martha...
Topics: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, fracking, hydrofracking, hydraulic fracturing, regulations, New York,...
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by William Huston
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"Painful to endure" -- Vic Furman interviews Crestwood execs and other industry people about the gas storage facility at Seneca Lake. It's pathetic how bad this is. But inadvertently funny! Barry Moon is clearly reading a script, so is Vic. Then Vic loses his script and totally train wrecks. He had no idea who he was talking too. The guests had to remind Vic who they were, and they resorted to feeding  themselves their own lead up question. "Weren't you going to ask about...
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July 14, 2014. Watkins Glen, NY. Residents, business owners, and concerned citizens representing the counties and towns comprising the Seneca Lake community spoke out against the Crestwood gas storage project on the west shore of Seneca Lake, just north of the Village of Watkins Glen.
Topics: shaleshockmedia, shaleshock, Crestwood, LPG, Watkins Glen, Schuyler County, Legislature, fracking,...
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This week on shaleshockmedia we go to Bethlehem, Pa., for the keynote address by Professor Anthony Ingraffea at Marcellus Shale Exposed, held March 17, 2012 at Northampton Community College. The first part, which we present this week, deals largely with well integrity, or lack there-of due to inevitable cement failures, and human health impacts. We then do to Susquehanna County, Pa to see how the Manning family deals with methane erupting from their water well, and the response of the DEP and...
Topic: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, Ingraffea, shale gas, fracking, hydraulic fracturing, methane, gas...
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by Cris McConkey Productions
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Hydrofracking and Agriculture: the Promise and the Reality A Farm Forum held March 15, 2011 at the Penn Yan Middle School Auditorium, 515 Liberty Street, Penn Yan. Panelists and General Topics: Ron Gulla and Terry Greenwood, Farmers from Washington County, Pennsylvania. âLessons to be learned: What a Look Back Tells Us about Farming and Fracking.â Ron and Terry will address what their experience with natural gas drilling and drilling companies on their land has taught them. Leslie Lewis ,...
Topics: shaleshockmedia. Shaleshock, fracking, hydrofracking, hydraulic fracturing, shale gas, methane,...
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Economic Impacts of Heavy Industrial Activities in the Town of Ulysses (second public pnformation session on the proposed zoning amendment). Speakers include Jannette Barth, PhD (Economist); Carolyn Knapp and Carol French (PA dairy farmers); and members of the Ulysses Town Board. May 21, 2011, Trumansburg Fire Hall. Co-sponsored by Back to Democracy, Concerned Citizens of Ulysses, and Ulysses Gas Drilling Advisory Board.
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WRFI FM 88.1 Ithaca and 91.9 Watkins Glen and streaming online http://www.wrfi.org/online-stream/ This past Friday, WPX Energy finally conceded to the Manning and Hadley families' demand and have 'gifted' two water buffaloes to the families. WPX had received a court order to remove the water buffaloes --a term for a large storage tank for replacement water-- on Monday, but mounting media attention to the story, an invigorated activist base, and the recent entry of former DEP commissioner John...
Topics: Fracking, Franklin Forks, WPX Energy, Water Contamination, Methane, Water well, Gas drilling
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Rally to Repeal the Resolution! Monday, July 14: Rally begins at 5 p.m. At the Village Marina, in front of the Harbor Hotel, on the shores of Seneca Lake: 2 Seneca Harbor, Watkins Glen, New York 14818 Bring your own sign or plenty will be provided! Let's tell the County Legislature DON'T INDUSTRIALIZE SENECA LAKE! This urgent invitation to put on some blue clothes and come rally with me in Watkins Glen on Monday, July 14 comes attached to Aesop’s Fable #87. It’s the one called The Goose...
Topics: Crestwood, shaleshockmedia, shaleshock, Seneca Lake, LPG, ngl, salt caverns, wine, tourism, schuyler
June 9, 2014, Watkins Glen, NY A vote was held on the resolution to support the Crestwood Midstream gas storage/ transport facility. Three legislators: Halpin, Howell, and Lausell voted against the resolution to support gas storage. Fagan, Barnes, Gifford, Field, and Harp voted in favor of the resolution to support gas storage. This is merely symbolic, since the DEC has final permitting approval of these projects. However, what this does is help us learn who will listen to the constituents and...
Topics: lpg, gas storage, watkins glen, seneca lake, crestwood, schuyler
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Press Conference, Tompkins County Court House, Ithaca, NY June 30, 2014 Dryden Resource Awareness Coalition and Town of Dryden officials including: Jason Leifer, Dryden Town Board, Deputy Supervisor. Linda Lavine, Dryden Town Board, Council Member. Don Barber, Town of Caroline Supervisor Barbara Lifton, Assemblywoman for the NY 125th District Dryden Group and Allies Celebrate NYS Appeals Court Win DRYDEN, NY: The people of Dryden are jubilant that New York’s highest court has ruled that towns...
Topics: shaleshockmedia, shaleshock, court of appeals, new york, home rule, Dryden, Middlefield, lawsuit,...
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The gas company Lenape (John Holko) and his Pennsylvania lawyer Michael Joy are suing the Town of Avon and the DEC over Avon's moratorium on new gas drilling.  Despite the fact that existing gas wells are not affected by the moratorium, Lenape is seeking $50 million in damages.  John Holko also represents IOGA-NY, the Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York, and Lenape's lawsuit needs to be considered in its wider context of an industry backed effort to discourage towns in New York...
Topics: shale shock, shaleshockmedia, geneseo, avon, lenape, moratorium, ban, shale gas, home rule,...
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 Bioscience Resource Project (BSR) ‪http://www.bioscienceresource.org‬ BSR invited FOODOPOLY author Wenonah Hauter to speak in Ithaca, NY on September 24,  2013.  As executive director of Food and Water Watch and a renowned food and anti-fracking activist, Ms. Hauter has worked extensively on food, water, energy and environmental issues at the national, state and local levels. Food and Water Watch is a non-profit consumer rights group that focuses on government and corporate...
Topics: food, water, agriculture, GMO, organic, foodopoly
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Sandra Steingraber on WNBF 3-20-15 w/Bob Joseph talking about the recent dismissal of trespassing charges against dozens of protesters at Crestwood's proposed methane storage facility near Watkins Glen along Seneca Lake. Sorry for little AM radio noise, cleaned up as much as possible. (recorded by BH)
Topics: sandra steingraber, shaleshock, shaleshock media, wnbf, bob joseph, seneca lake, we are seneca lake
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Melissa Chipman, Michael Dineen and Sandra Steingraber are received by an enthusiastic crows of supporters after being released from Schuyler County Jail on April 27, 2013.   The three had chained themselves to the gate of Inergy's gas storage facility on Seneca Lake just north of Watkins Glen as an act of protest against the company's aim to transform the area into a transportation and storage hub for natural gas liquids.
Topics: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, Seneca Three, Inergy, LPG Storage, Seneca Lake, protest, watkins glen,...
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Economic Impacts of Heavy Industrial Activities in the Town of Ulysses (second public pnformation session on the proposed zoning amendment). Jannette Barth, PhD (Economist). Other speakers includde Carolyn Knapp and Carol French (PA dairy farmers); and members of the Ulysses Town Board. May 21, 2011, Trumansburg Fire Hall. Co-sponsored by Back to Democracy, Concerned Citizens of Ulysses, and Ulysses Gas Drilling Advisory Board.
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Fracking II: Should we lift the ban? Anthony Ingraffea, Sandra Steingraber, Walter Hang vs. Tom Shepstone, Scott Kurkoski, John Conrad. http://forensics.cornell.edu/public-debate-on-fracking-tuesday-february-4th-ives-305/
Topics: hydrofracking, ingraffea, steingraber, hang, shepstone, kurkoski, conrad, debate
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SENECA AT A CROSSROADS: Large Scale LPG Storage vs. Tourism, Wineries, Peace and Quiet - Watkins Glen, NY. ; A Forum to inform the public about how out-of-state Inergy LP plans to store hundreds of millions of gallons of LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) in salt caverns right next to and under Seneca Lake. They also plan to store nearly a hundred million gallons of very salty Brine in a 14 acre open pit on the steep slope above the lake.
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Entire audio record of the Montrose, Pa Borough Council meeting of 20 February, 2012
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Audio from a five-minute encounter shot on the evening of Dec. 13. Covertly recorded by Unknown. Chemung County Republican State Senator , from New York's 58th Senate Distric t. CC-BY-NC, This material may be subject to copyright but is shared under Creative Commons for non-commercial use as it is newsworthy. http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/227437/caught-on-camera-tom-omara-apologizes-for-outburst/
Topic: Tom O'Mara LPG storage
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Recorded February 4, 2013 at the Omega Grill in Geneseo, NY after the rally and press conference in front of the Livingston County Court House. The video cuts to scenes of the rally and includes maps and graphics to illustrate points raised in discussion. Duration: 37:32 Background: The gas company Lenape (John Holko) and his PA lawyer Michael Joy are suing the town of Avon and the DEC over Avon's moratorium. They are claiming $50 million in damages. Their attempt to bully Avon into withdrawing...
Topics: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, fracking, hyrofracking, lawsuit, Lenape, Livingston County
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Be Consistent, NY!  Health Professionals, Elected Officials, and Impacted Residents Urge Governor Cuomo and State Agencies to Evaluate Cumulative Health Impacts of Shale Gas Development, April 27, 2015. Albany NY. MORE: http://www.earthworksaction.org/media/detail/health_professionals_elected_officials_and_impacted_residents_urge_governor TECH NOTE: I am sorry about the audio issue during the opening speaker. The mic was blowning out on pops (B's and P's). I tried to repair it, but may have...
Topics: health impact assessment, hydrofracking, fracking, infrastructure, pipelines, compressor station
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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 Watkins Glen, NY – The arraignment for the 10 protesters arrested for blocking Texas-based Crestwood Midstream’s gas storage facility gates on October 29 ended last night (November 5) with one protester, Dwain Wilder, choosing to serve a 15 day jail sentence rather than pay a fine, and the other nine scheduled to return to court on...
Topics: shaleshock, crestwood, blockade, civil disobedeance, natural gas, gas storage, methane, fracked...
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Roundtable discussion and analysis following the NYS Senate hearing on waste produced by hydraulic fractuing. The Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, NY Decembe 12, 12, 2011
Topics: shaleshock, POTW, water treatment, drill cuttings, sgeis, gas drilling, hyraulic fracturing,...
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Is it Up to the People? Across the Finger Lakes region, hundreds of people are realizing that it isn’t enough to just be concerned about climate change and the threats posed by the fossil fuel industry. As they watch the paralysis in Albany and Washington DC, they understand that they dare not remain passive, and must move into focused and dedicated action. But they also understand that they need thousands more to join them. Is it Up to the People? In our final salon discussion of “The...
Topics: climate, Sustainable Tompkins, climate change, activism
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Walter Hang of Toxics Targeting takes us on a tour of the Capitol. ; We meet up with Barbara Lifton, who represents Assembly District #125 outside the legislative chamber of the NYS Assembly.
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If we want to calm the climate, if we want energy democracy, if we want to reform our governments and our economy…. this is the time to prioritize those goals above our private endeavors.  It’s time we talked about reclaiming our government on behalf of the public good. Our guest respondents for this conversational salon are Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick, NYS Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton, and Professor Anthony Ingraffea. Thanks to Ithaca Bakery for catering and Home Green Home for sponsoring...
Topics: climate, Sustainable Tompkins, climate change, government
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War Room, New York State Capitol, March 24, 2011. ; The chanting continued for over one hour.
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Debate at Steele Library bewteen Larry Shilling of Casela and Gary Abraham, envori=onmental attorney regarding Chermung County ,andfill expansion.
Topics: landfill, farcking, drill cuttings, waste, radium, radioactive, cuttings
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by Jessica Vecchione
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Local and regional community organizations joined together to sponsor a public hearing at which citizens had an opportunity to voice their opinions about the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement for horizontal drilling with high-volume hydraulic fracturing gas drilling (HD/HVHF). The meeting took place Saturday, January 7, 2012 from 1-5 pm at the Okun Theatre in Farrell Hall on the SUNY campus in Delhi, NY. Letterboxed 4:3 and...
Topics: shaleshockmedia, veccvideography, fracking. hydrofracking, hydraulic fracturing, gas drilling,...
SENECA AT A CROSSROADS: Large Scale LPG Storage vs. Tourism, Wineries, Peace and Quiet - Watkins Glen, NY. ; A Forum to inform the public about how out-of-state Inergy LP plans to store hundreds of millions of gallons of LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) in salt caverns right next to and under Seneca Lake. They also plan to store nearly a hundred million gallons of very salty Brine in a 14 acre open pit on the steep slope above the lake.
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Activists to Hold Press Conference Celebrating Precedent Setting Win Against Oil and Gas ITHACA, NY – Today, in a precedent-setting ruling, the New York State Court of Appeals upheld the rights of local towns over big oil and gas companies with its decision in Matter of Wallach, Trustee for Norse Energy v. Town of Dryden. The Dryden Resource Awareness Coalition and Town of Dryden officials will host a press conference today, Monday, June 30 at 12 PM at the Ithaca Town Court in Ithaca, to...
Topics: shaleshockmedia, shaleshock, court of appeals, new york, home rule, Dryden, Middlefield, lawsuit,...
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Februaryn 7, 2014. Town of DeWitt Court (near Syracuse, NY). 12 members of the Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones were sent to jail tonight for a civil resistance action they did in 2012. I hear the judge had harsh words, intended to dissuade anyone contemplating similar actions in the future. Judge Gideon allowed media into his courtroom. The firts audio clip is raw from the recorder. Left channel is defendants. Right channel is judge.   The judge first explains his verdict, then the...
Topics: drones, reaper drone, international law, trial, Hancock, civil resistance, Syracuse, DeWitt
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The Hancock 17 Drone War Crimes Resisters rested their case on January 23. Closing arguments will be Friday, January 31 at the Town of DeWitt Court, 5400 Butternut Drive, East Syracuse, NY at 4:45 pm. The verdict is expected on Friday, February 7. The defendants had hoped to begin the evening with testimony from international law expert Francis Boyle but he was not allowed to testify. Fifty supporters watched then as six more defendants testified about the intentions that brought them to the...
Topics: drones, reaper drone, international law, trial, Hancock, civil resistance, Syracuse, DeWitt
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Economic Impacts of Heavy Industrial Activities in the Town of Ulysses (second public information session on the proposed zoning amendment). Roxanne Marino, Supervisor and board member Liz Thomas talk about the Ulysses ordinances in process to protect the community from gas drilling. ; Other speakers included Jannette Barth, PhD (Economist); and Carolyn Knapp and Carol French (PA dairy farmers). May 21, 2011, Trumansburg Fire Hall. Co-sponsored by Back to Democracy, Concerned Citizens of...
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A conversation between Jessica Ernst and Anthony Ingraffea.  Cornell Plantations,   May 2012 Related Video: Truth and Consequences of Fracking (June 9, 2012) https://archive.org/details/TruthAndConsequencesOfFracking
Topics: fracking, high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing, gas drilling, natural gas, energy, climate...
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Texas-based Crestwood-Midstream has proposed to use salt caverns along Seneca Lake to increase its storage of natural gas. The proposal has generated opposition from over 200 businesses, over 50 wineries, 10 municipalities and thousands of residents in the Finger Lakes region who are concerned about the threat it poses to one of the state’s largest supplies of drinking water, the local economy, and the area’s growing wine and tourism industries. Despite the widespread opposition to the...
Topics: Crestwood, Natural Gas, LPG, propane, butane, storage, Seneca Lake, wine industry, salt caverns,...
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Zephyr is challenging Andrew M. Cuomo in the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary on 9/9/14. First, she will be at the Ithaca Farmers Market for a NOON MEET AND GREET.  Second, she will hold a SPECIAL FRACTIVISTS MEETING at 2:00 PM in the Atrium of the Dewitt Mall. This is an amazing opportunity to meet Zephyr face-to-face and find out exactly where she stands on all aspects of this complex issue. I implore all Fractivists to make the trip to what could be a historic gathering.  I beg you not to...
Topics: shaleshock, shaleshockmedia, zephyr teachout, cuomo, fraclking
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http://events.cornell.edu/event/politics_in_the_marcellus_shale_fossil_fools_and_fracking Politics In The Marcellus Shale: Fossil Fools And Fracking Tuesday, April 19 at 12:00pm to 1:00am Olin Hall, 155 Lance Simmens, Special Assistant for Intergovernmental Affairs to former PA Governor Ed Rendell, discusses the political and policy implications of drilling in the Marcellus shale from the perspective of a long-running passion for environmentalism and the social and local impacts of drilling on...
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Economic Impacts of Heavy Industrial Activities in the Town of Ulysses (second public information session on the proposed zoning amendment). Speakers include Jannette Barth, PhD (Economist); Carolyn Knapp and Carol French (PA dairy farmers); and members of the Ulysses Town Board. May 21, 2011, Trumansburg Fire Hall. Co-sponsored by Back to Democracy, Concerned Citizens of Ulysses, and Ulysses Gas Drilling Advisory Board.
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SENECA AT A CROSSROADS: Large Scale LPG Storage vs. Tourism, Wineries, Peace and Quiet - Watkins Glen, NY. ; A Forum to inform the public about how out-of-state Inergy LP plans to store hundreds of millions of gallons of LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) in salt caverns right next to and under Seneca Lake. They also plan to store nearly a hundred million gallons of very salty Brine in a 14 acre open pit on the steep slope above the lake.
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This week on ShaleShockMedia, we go on a Marcellus Shale Reality Tour, learn about consumtive uses of water by the gas industry, go to Dimock Pa and talk with Dr. Stephen Cleghorn about compassion and non-violence in the fight against frack, and hear from Fractivists at Occupy Albany
SENECA AT A CROSSROADS: Large Scale LPG Storage vs. Tourism, Wineries, Peace and Quiet - Watkins Glen, NY. ; A Forum to inform the public about how out-of-state Inergy LP plans to store hundreds of millions of gallons of LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) in salt caverns right next to and under Seneca Lake. They also plan to store nearly a hundred million gallons of very salty Brine in a 14 acre open pit on the steep slope above the lake.
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Inequality and climate change.  These are humanity’s most pressing problems according to the president of the World Bank.  Many would agree, and further note that impacts of climate disruption hit hardest on the poor. Where is our economic system taking us?  The powerful forces of industrialization and globalization may have raised living standards for billions, but have they also sowed the seeds of collapse? Sustainable Tompkins is hosting a spring salon series on ‘ The Climate, the...
Topics: climate, Sustainable Tompkins, climate change, market solutions, green capitalism, economic collapse
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A community forum on Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule will be held at the First Unitarian Church, 306 N. Aurora Street, Ithaca at 7 pm on Thursday, August 11, 2011. The event is sponsored by the Social Justice Council of the First Unitarian Society of Ithaca. The guest speaker will be David Cobb of the Move to Amend campaign. Cobb, an attorney and organizer for the Move to Amend coalition, will help local residents understand the history behind the recent U.S. Supreme Courtâs...
Topics: move to amend, david cobb, coroprate rule, corporate personhood, citizens united
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Washington County, Pennsylvania farmers Terry Greenwood and Ron Gulla speak out at "Hydrofracking and Agricultureâthe Promise & the Reality", a forum held March 15, 2011 in Penn Yan, New York. ;The forum was sponsored by the Committee to Preserve the Fingerlakes and the Coalition to Protect New York.
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Dr. Sandra Steingraber, on WBAI-FM, interviewed by Ken Gale, EcoLogic radio show, 12/09/14
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Founders of Shale Test which assist families and communities living in gas drilling regions. A frank discussion of realities of living amidst gas drilling, compressor stations and pipelines and the potential hazardous environmental quality-of-life, threats to drinking water, air, soil, and property values.
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Oral argument in the Dryden and Middlefield cases (on the local right to zone out oil and gas development) June 3, at the NY Court of Appeals, 20 Eagle St., in Albany.  The order and time for argument is as follows : ·          Each side , collectively, has 25 minutes ·          Tom West goes first, and Scott Kurkowski follows ·           Deborah Goldberg for Dryden (12.5 minutes), followed by John Henry for Middlefield (12.5 minutes) ·          The...
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This show goes into the history of Public Access Television, and argues for public access to all broadcast channels. Topics: The Commons, FCC, Environmental Damage, Democracy, Corporate Personhood. Focus on Binghamton NY, but topics covered are general in nature.
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Paul Blanch and Rick Kuprewicz discuss concerns about the proposed high pressure natural gas pipeline (Spectra Algonquin AIM) which would be within 105' of critical structures for Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, NY
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Finger Lakes Wineries to Call on Governor Cuomo to Protect Growing Industry and Tourism and Deny Permits for Proposed Gas Storage Facility Vintners and others applaud Cuomo’s support, call for defense of what has made Finger Lake’s the Napa of the Northeast and Top International Tourism Destination WHAT:    Press conference to call on Governor Cuomo to deny proposal for gas storage facility in Finger Lakes WHO:        Doug and Tina Hazlitt, Hazlitt 1852 Winery and Sawmill Creek...
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Recorded April 27, 2013 Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Elmira, NY Fracking vs. Health Forums Draw Large Crowds Three Southern Tier events, in Bath, Spencer, and Elmira, highlight true stories from those sickened by Pennsylvania fracking, medical and legal issues. "I'm a canary in a coal mine, that's what people tell me," said Joe Giovannini, from Washington County, Pennsylvania. Giovannini, along with a former gas field worker, a medical doctor, and an attorney working on...
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Josh Fox plays the Star Spangled Banner on Richie Stearns' borrowed banjo, at the Ban Fracking Victory Party, Albany NY Jan 21, 2015.
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Environmental groups respond to application for gell propane fracking in New York with letter to the DEC.
Topics: GasFrac, DEC, New York, Environmental, Conservation, LPG, Propane, fracking
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Round table discussion and analysis after Senate Frack Waste Hearing in Canandaigua 12/12/11 December 12, 2011. The Inn on the Lake, Canandaigua, NY. Video by Cris McConkey.  Community organizers met at the hotel bar following the NYS Senate hearing on waste produced by hydraulic fracturing to discuss what happened, and what did not.  The hearing was sponsored by New York State Senators Mark Grisanti and Patrick Gallivan, who found the format of the DEC sponsored hearings on the SGEIS...
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January 8, 2014. More than 2,000 New Yorkers from every corner of the state descended on Albany today to rally against fracking outside of Gov. Cuomo's (D-NY) State of the State address. The concerned residents pointed to a significant and rapidly growing body of science showing harms of fracking to public health and the environment, delivering a clear message that fracking is inherently dangerous and Gov. Cuomo must ban it statewide. Those at the rally—representing more than 100...
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