January 09, 2012

Jan 9 Two Days till Deadline

Anna Sears and Nedra Harvey of R-CAUSE (Rochesterians Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)http://www.r-cause.net   just shared this very important information about upcoming activities regarding NY State and fracking.  
Tuesday, January 10, 2012, @ 7PM 

Jordan Kleiman, PhD., Associate Professor of History at SUNY Geneseo
“Fracking: What It Is, Where It Came From, and Why We Should be Concerned About It”

David Slottje, J.D., 
Executive Director and Senior Attorney for the Community Environmental Defense Council (cedclaw.org)
“Using Local Laws to Protect Health, Safety, and Community Assets: 
Safeguarding Community in the Face of Industrial-Scale Gas Drilling”

Rush Methodist Church, just south of the Hamlet of Rush
6200 Rush-Lima Road (Rte. 15A), Rush, NY 14543
Wheelchair accessible; ample parking.

Read today's Democrat and Chronicle article:  www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120108/N 

Monday, January 23, 2012, Albany, all day
Come join residents and organizations from across the state on this exciting day to 
bring your voice to Albany and express your concerns about hydro-fracking.
The day will begin with a rally in the New York State Legislature followed by legislative visits.

 Sponsoring organizations:
Advocates for Morris, Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition (BRSC), Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, Damascus Citizens for Sustainability, EARTHWORKS, Environmental Advocates of New York, Environment New York, Gas Drilling Awareness for Cortland County (GDACC), Milford DOERS, Otsego 2000, Plymouth Friends of Clean Water, Residents of Crumhorn Mountain, R-CAUSE, Riverkeeper, Sullivan Area Citizens for Responsible Energy Development (SACRED), Shaleshock CNY, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, United for Action

Help move Senator Seward's Home Rule Bill #S5830 through the senate 
by signing this online petition: 
 And ask your state senator to co-sponsor this bill.
Senator Seward is the Republican Senator from District 51, based in Oneonta. 

R-CAUSE (Rochesterians Concerned About Unsafe Shale-gas Extraction)http://www.r-cause.net/

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