Category Archives: hydrofracking

Save Our Beer (and Our Water)!! Sat. July 21, 5-8pm

SAVE OUR BEER (and our water)!! Come and learn what you can do to protect New York’s water from fracking at this fun and informative event. Save Our Beer is a series of educational events across the state of New … Continue reading

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A People’s Hearing on Fracking — Saturday, June 2, from 10am-4:30pm at Burchfield Penney Art Center

Join us at A People’s Hearing on Fracking on Saturday, June 2, 2012, from 10:00am-4:30pm at the Burchfield Penney Art Center The collaborative event will include a number of speakers, workshops, a public hearing on hydrofracking, along with art and … Continue reading

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Executive Committee Meeting – Tues, March 27th 7pm

Our next Executive Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th at 7pm in Duns Scotus Hall on the Daemen College Campus, Room 248. We will be giving updates on several items: the recent Sierra Club Energy Committee white paper … Continue reading

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World Water Day – Ceremony and Talk – March 23rd, 7-8pm

World Water Day 2012 – Friday, March 23, 2012 Candlelight Vigil – Indigenous Water Ceremony – Speakers Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” repeatedly threatens our water. Fracking purposefully contaminates billions of gallons of fresh water with chemicals to drill for natural … Continue reading

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Buffalo and Niagara Falls pass resolution to ban Hydrofracking in New York State!

Amidst reports that New York State might green light hydraulic fracturing this year, the Buffalo Common Council passed a resolution on March 6th to support S4220 and A7218, bills that would prohibit fracking and wastewater treatment in New York. The … Continue reading

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Talk: Economic Myths of Fracking – Sunday, Feb. 26th, 4-5:30pm

Food and Water Watch, Sierra Club Niagara Group and WNY Drilling Defense are sponsoring a Presentation by Chris Burger on the “Economics Myths of Fracking”: What is this contest between the economic development of fracking and the environment? Learn about … Continue reading

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DEC extends comment period on SGEIS on Hydrofracking

On November 30, the DEC announced that it would extend the comment period on its Marcellus Shale draft SGEIS for an additional month until January 11, 2012. This decision came in response from numerous environmental organizations and others requesting more … Continue reading

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StopDrillingGoClean.org website launched

The Sierra Club Niagara Group launched the site stopdrillinggoclean.org today, in an effort to encourage comments to the DEC on its flawed Environmental Impact Statement for hydrofracking. This site is being advertised on the local radio stations in Western New … Continue reading

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DEC Scheduled Public Comments Meetings on Fracking – Wed. & Thurs. 11/16 and 11/17

DEC Scheduled Public Comments on Hydrofracking: The DEC is holding two public comments sessions on the proposed drilling regulations this week: Wed. November 16, 2011 in Dansville, NY and Thurs. November 17, 2011 in Binghamton, NY. Both sessions have public … Continue reading

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Hydraulic Fracking Presentation by Niagara Group – Tues. Nov 29, 7pm

The Sierra Club Niagara Group is giving an informational presentation on Hydro-Fracking on Tuesday, Nov. 29th at 7pm: “FRACKING” What is it? How is it different from gas drilling in Grandpa’s day? Why should you care? What can you do … Continue reading

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