March 28, 2015

Poll: Small Business Supports Clean Energy

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The New York State Sustainable Business Council in conjunction with the American Sustainable Business Council announces the results of an independent scientific poll of small business owners that reveal bi-partisan support for clean energy and environmental stewardship.  Please help us get the word out about Continue reading

Decision To Frack NYS Delayed by Activists

NYS AG Schneiderman Says Anti-Fracking Activists Are Well-Organized
By Glenn Coin,, June 26, 2013

NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

A decision about hydrofracking in New York has been delayed mostly because of the well-organized opposition of anti-drilling advocacy groups, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.

State officials have … Continue reading

The Mother of All Unfunded Mandates

A4 Saturday June 22, 2013 / The Leader


I agree with Sen. Tom O’Mara. In his commentary in this paper on June 17 he favors legislation which would “put an end to the unfunded state mandates that impose unfair and unreasonable fiscal burdens on counties, … Continue reading

Thousands Rally in Albany Against Fracking and For Renewables

More than 3,000 concerned citizens descend on Albany June 17 and tell Cuomo to Get on Board with Renewables and Ban Fracking
By Jon Campbell, Democrat and, June 17, 2013

A few thousand opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas rallied on the steps of the state Capitol Monday … Continue reading

NYS Radon in Natural Gas Health Protection Bills Need Action

NY Region:           FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                               June 16, 2013

New York State Radon in Natural Gas Health Protection Bills Need Action

The NY State Legislative  session ends this Thursday June 20, 2013.  Two bills intended to protect human health from radon poisoning remain in their respective Health Committees.

Damascus Citizens for … Continue reading

Fracking Poses Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Children


Contact: Ansje Miller, 510-379-8449 (cell); Ellen Webb, 718-309-5219 (cell)

New Report: Fracking Poses Health Risks to Pregnant Women and Children

Air and Water Pollution from Secret Use of Toxic Chemicals Poses Serious Health Risks to Most Vulnerable Populations (read the report)


Hon. Tony … Continue reading

Fracking vs Food: NY’s Choice

Drilling deep underground for natural gas will threaten the state’s agriculture, say two celebrity chefs
By Mario Batali and Bill Telepan, New York Daily News, May 30, 2013

As chefs and proprietors of New York City restaurants, we care a great deal about the ingredients going into the dishes we … Continue reading

Leaking Test Well in Upstate NY

Efforts to test Marcellus in upstate NY produces leaky well Carrizo crews on site to fix casing problem in Owego
By Tom Wilber, Shale Gas Review, May 15, 2013

A Houston company’s pioneering venture into the Marcellus Shale in upstate New York has produced a leaky gas well that the … Continue reading

Write Gov. Cuomo

Send YOUR! Letter New York

Your snail mail letters have paid off!  The latest news from New York – according to the New York Times,  “After four years of study by the state, the Cuomo administration now says its decision on whether to allow high-volume hydraulic fracturing in New York Continue reading

This Town Took On Fracking and Won

Tiny Dryden, New York, just won the right to send frackers packing.
By Kate Sheppard, Mother Jones, May 8, 2013

There was a time not so long ago when the most contentious issue in Dryden, New York, was hiring a new dog catcher. Situated in New York’s Finger Lakes region, … Continue reading