Category Archives: New York

Earth To Cuomo

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THIS COMING SUNDAY OCT 13 #EarthToCuomo, The Statewide Rally for New York’s Climate! Join hundreds of people determined to reverse our climate crisis on October 13th in Waryas Park on the beautiful Hudson River, in Poughkeepsie NY, as we deliver … 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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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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A Gift for Our Children

All those wonderful holiday gifts will do our children little good if their air, water, and earth are polluted with hydrocarbons and radioactivity, and their future is imperiled by global warming exacerbated by methane leakage. Take a brief break from … Continue reading

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Governor Cuomo Why are you afraid of us?

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It was cold Saturday morning. I know because I, and a 100 other people from the Southern Tier, stood outside the Binghamton University Event Center to meet and greet Governor Cuomo and let him know that we will not let one … Continue reading

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Things to be Thankful for

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On October 3rd 1863 President Abraham Lincoln signed the proclamation making Thanksgiving a national holiday. Sarah Hale, editor of Godey’s Lady’s Book,  had been writing presidents with this request for fifteen years.  Little did either of them know that they were furthering … Continue reading

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Liquified Natural Gas: Why Worry?

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I didn’t know much about LNG until I started completing Sandra Steingraber’s Return of the  30 Days: Infrastructure comments. After all, those LNG trucks look so innocuous – all nice and white with Clean Energy blazoned across their sides. However, as … Continue reading

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To Mitigate

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To mitigate:  1. To make less severe, intense, harsh, rigorous, painful,         etc.; to soften; to meliorate; to alleviate; to diminish;         to lessen… Mitigate is a favorite word of the natural gas industry because it sounds scientific and important … Continue reading

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