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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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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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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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Executive Committee Meeting – Tues. June 28th 7pm

Our next Executive Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28th at 7pm. We will meet on the second floor of Scots Hall on the Daemen College Campus. We have many updates on our Lobby efforts with local representatives on … 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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