Category Archives: hydrofracking

Gas Facts Fall Fest – Sunday, Oct 9 2-5pm

Join us at the Gas Facts Fall Fest next Sunday, October 9th, 2011 from 2-5pm Location: The Buffalo Irish Center, 245 Abbott Rd. Buffalo, New York Featuring: Film Premiere of a short documentary about Western New York families affected by … Continue reading

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Hydrofracking coming to New York State — Take Action Now!

Earlier this month, July 2011, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation proposed regulations to permit hydrofracking and horizontal drilling on our state. Despite the industry’s claims that the process is safe for public health and the environment, the proposed … Continue reading

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All Day Anti-Fracking Event: Speakers, Films and Music – Sat. June 25, Ithaca College

The farmers turned film-makers Jeff and Jodi Andrysick from Stuben County go into debt to sponsor Anti-Frack Event What: EPIC No Frack Event Free Admission, Open to the Public; Donations Welcome When: All day Saturday, June 25, 8:00 AM to … Continue reading

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Hydrofracking Moratorium Extension in NY State Assembly — Please Contact your State Senator!

Currently a moratorium imposed by former New York Governor Patterson prevents the new horizontal drilling technique from being used, pending development of regulations by the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. The national Sierra Club states that it will only support … Continue reading

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Recent Pro-Hydrofracking Advertisements

You have probably seen or heard advertisements for a “clean” natural gas recently. An industrial boom in the drilling of natural gas has been brought about over the past several years using a new industrial technology developed by Halliburton and … Continue reading

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Film Screening of Gasland in Batavia – Tues. May 31, 6:30pm

The Sierra Club Niagara Group will be showing the movie GASLAND in Batavia on Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 6:30pm. The program is free and open to the public. Location: Richmond Memorial Library, Gallery Room 19 Ross St., Batavia, NY … Continue reading

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Annual Awards Dinner – Wednesday, May 11 – RSVP

The Niagara Group Annual Awards Dinner will be held this coming Wednesday, May 11, at the Eagle House Restaurant, 5578 Main St., Williamsville. Doors open at 5:45 PM with dinner served at 6:30 PM. We are honored to present the … Continue reading

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Discussion on Hydrofracking WNED Studio – May 4, 7pm

On Wednesday, May 4th, at 7:00 PM there will be a discussion on “The Future of Hydrofracking” at WNED studios, 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo. Free and open to the public. Featuring a panel and Q&A session with: * Martin Casstevens, … Continue reading

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Gasland Film Screening Sat. April 30

The Niagara Group is sponsoring a showing of the film Gasland and a panel on hydrofracking on Saturday, April 30th in conjunction with Peace on Earth month. The panel will take place at the Burchfield – Penney Art Center, 1300 … Continue reading

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Hydro-Fracking Day of Action: Rally In Albany! April 11

Show Albany the Cumulative Impact of People Who Want Clean Air, Land, and Water! Environmental groups and coalitions from across the region will be attending, join us on Monday! Monday, April 11, 2011, 10:30am-3:30pm on the NYS Capitol Lawn, Albany, … Continue reading

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