January 18, 2018

Obama Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline After 7 Years Of Review

Obama: “The State Department has decided that the Keystone XL pipeline would not serve the national interest of the United States. I agree with that decision.”
By Laura Barron-Lopez and Kate Sheppard, Huffington Post, November 6, 2015

President Barack Obama on Friday rejected TransCanada’s application to build the Keystone XL … Continue reading

Cuomo to Ban Fracking in NY State, Citing Health Risks

Acting Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker says: “I cannot support high-volume hydraulic fracturing in the great state of New York”
By James Gerken, The Huffington Post, December 17, 2014

The New York Times reports: “The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State….”

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Is there a Media Blackout on the Fracking Flood Disaster in Colorado?

We need the national news stations to go cover the environmental disaster that’s happening in Colorado right now
By TXsharon, September 15, 2013

I see you’ve noticed the underwater wells in Weld County, Colorado. Amazing; we’ve emailed the Denver TV stations, other media, and state and local politicians. We’ve sent … Continue reading

50,000 Rally in DC AGAINST the Keystone XL Pipeline and FOR Action on Climate Change

A message from Bill McKibben of 350.org:


Today was the day. Finally, powerfully, decisively — the movement to stop climate change has come together.

This was the biggest climate change rally in US history. By our count, 50,000 people gathered by the Washington Monument and then marched past the … Continue reading

Fracking Ban Rally Outside NY State of State Address

Over 1,500 New Yorkers from every corner of the state descended on Albany Wednesday to rally against fracking.
By WKTV News, Jan. 9, 2013

Over 1,500 New Yorkers from every corner of the state descended on Albany Wednesday to rally against fracking outside of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the … Continue reading

Anti-Fracking Protesters Confront PA Gov During Kayaking PR Trip on Endangered River

Posted every few miles on the river’s banks were groups of protestors, challenging the governor’s pro-drilling policy with signs and chants.
By Nora Eisenberg, AlterNet, August 24, 2012

Photo Credit: Brandi Merolla

At just after  8 am on Thursday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett got into a blue kayak in Beach … Continue reading

Will Public Outcry Against Fracking Sink Governor Cuomo’s Political Ambitions?

On August 27 a mass march and rally will take to the streets in New York, which is a week before Governor Cuomo is expected to release his plans for fracking in the state.
By Alison Rose Levy, AlterNet, August 25, 2012

In late June, Governor Andrew Cuomo leaked a … Continue reading

Municipal Water Supply Administrators Want MORE Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing

There is a huge gap between what these municipal water company administrators want and the actuality of the day

The American Water Works Association (AWWA), the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA), and the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) support legislative and regulatory actions to ensure that oil and … Continue reading

Hinchey Calls on U.S. Dept. of Justice to Launch Anti-Trust Investigation of Two Major Natural Gas Companies

Congressman Cites Report Showing Chesapeake Energy Corp. & Encana Corp. Worked Together to Dramatically Lower Market Value for Leased Land Used in Fracking

Washington, DC — Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) today called on the U.S. Department of Justice to launch an anti-trust investigation of two major natural gas companies after … Continue reading

PASA Asserts its Position in Favor of a Moratorium on Unconventional Gas Extraction

Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture Urges a Moratorium on Unconventional Gas Drilling
June 11, 2012

Promoting Profitable Farms that Produce Healthy Food for All
People while Respecting the Natural Environment
Statement on Unconventional Natural Gas Extraction
Adopted: June 11, 2012

PASA asserts its position in Continue reading