Upcoming Events February 2013

Governor Cuomo needs to decide whether to release the SGEIS by February 6  We are in sprint mode to target him until then. Please participate in one or more of the following events.

NOWCall Governor Cuomo Week!!

Please take 2 minutes to call Governor Cuomo and tell him not to release the SGEIS and move ahead with fracking. Also share around! 866-584-6799

Sunday, February 3,  12:30 – 4:00 , Ithaca:  Visualize Resistance

Rally starts on the Commons in Ithaca, and moves to “Fracking 101”, including a introduction to Direct Action, at the Unitarian Church Annex on Buffalo St. and Aurora, 2:00 – 4:00.   Everyone is welcome.

Monday, February 4 (9am-2pm, Albany): Rally to Stop Fracking Approval by Governor Cuomo ; Hearing Room B in LOB

The legislature will be able to question DEC Commissioner Martens (who testifies at 9:00 am) on their secretive, dysfunctional and undemocratic process. We need to pack the room and be there when DEC Commissioner Martens testifies and for the entirety of his remarks. Following the Commissioners testimony we will gather in the Million Dollar Staircase for a rally and a press conference to unite and demand that this fatally flawed process not move forward. We’re asking everyone to wear blue and bring a jar of the clean water from your tap to hold up as well as signs. Our message to Governor Cuomo is this – we are organized and we will not let up or give up.  Bus leaving from Wegmans at 6:00 am.

Tuesday, Feb 5 – Rally/ press Conference in Binghamton, 11:45 – 2:00

DON’T FRACK OUR HEALTH  With the health of Southern Tier residents at stake, Governor Cuomo called for a health study on fracking, which consisted of 25 hours of scientist’s time. The results of this have been kept secret, and he is set to move ahead with fracking with no public input. Our health and that of our families is worth more than a secret, rushed study!!
We will meet at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Social Hall at 11:45 am for a rally and press conference. Speakers will include Dr. Sandra Steingraber and others TBD!  The Hall is reserved until 2 pm for a potluck immediately following the rally! Please bring a dish to pass, and allow some time to relax and eat!  183 Riverside Drive, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Binghamton

Thursday, Feb. 7 Athens, PA: Psychological Impacts of Life in PA Gas Fields   Community Shale Network Program THURSDAY Feb. 7, 7pm  “A Silence of the Lambs – Exploring the Psychological Impacts of Life in the Pennsylvania Gas Fields” will be presented by Diane Siegmund at the Unitarian Universalist church of Athens and Sheshequin (UUAS), located at112 North Street in Athens PA, on February 7 at 7pm.  The event is free and open to the public.

Press Contact Info:Darcey Laine, Co-Moderator, Community Shale Network darceylaine@earthlink.net    607-220-4152

 

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About Dryden Resources Awareness Coalition

A grassroots, all volunteer group of concerned citizens of the Town of Dryden focused on protecting our natural resources.
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