Category Archives: Gas Pipelines

Our Voice Counts – Pipeline Opposed by Governor

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Look at what happened! Cuomo Opposes Williams Pipeline, Denounces National Grid Moratorium  “We’re against the pipeline. That’s our position.” 09.24.19 For Immediate Release Appearing on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show today, Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke out forcefully against the Williams fracked … Continue reading

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Climate Emergency Declaration of NYS

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Climate Emergency Declaration of NYS September 20, 2019 Dear Governor Cuomo: We write to you in solidarity with the international Youth Climate Strike on September 20, urging you to declare a climate emergency in New York State. The call for the Youth Climate Strike … Continue reading

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One Pipeline Down. A Million More to Go

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Great news this week. The NY DEC turned down the application for the Northern Access Pipeline (NAPL). Hip Hip Hooray! I’ve been calling. I hope you have been calling. So it’s nice to see that sometimes people’s voices can be … Continue reading

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The Constitution Pipeline

There’s a pipeline coming. It’s coming to New York. It’s coming to bring us radioactive fracked gas from Pennsylvania. The trees are being cut down to make way for it. The bulldozers and trucks are turning up the mud. And … Continue reading

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Kill the Pipelines

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We have much to be thankful for this Christmas. New York State has been frack free for another year. However, the fight is not over. Locally, gas supporters continue to try to influence local governments by infiltrating the process of … Continue reading

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This blog is not going to go away.

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    “When good people cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.” Pearl S. Buck   New York State Has Banned Fracking It feels so good to write that headline. It feels so good to know that next … Continue reading

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Visit to PA shows TRUTH about fracking

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Our member Carol Egan has written another to-the-point opinion piece for our local paper. She has graciously allowed us to reprint it here. As the hydrofracking debate rages on in New York, a group of Town of Maine citizens spent … Continue reading

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Wine ’em, and Dine ’em, then Pipeline ’em

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The following essay was written as an opinion piece in the Binghamton Press 4/3 by Pamela Williams. Residents of the Southern Tier know the flood threat under which we live. My concern is over the lack of concerted effort on … Continue reading

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The Arrest of Sandra Steingraber

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Last week Sandra Steingraber along with eleven others was arrested for blocking construction on the Inergy underground LP storage facility at Watkins Glen. In the interview she explains what led her to the fight on fracking and to the ultimate statement one makes … Continue reading

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Fracking: How Far from a School?

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I’ve been a teacher for forty-three years. When the custodian mows the grass outside the classroom window, all learning stops. When the delivery truck pulls up outside the window and exhaust fills the room, all learning stops. When the temperature … Continue reading

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