Lebanon Board Hears Emkey Pipeline Presentation

(Town of Lebanon) Lebanon town officials presided over a two-hour public meeting on a proposed new natural gas 16- to 24-inch high pressure pipeline proposed by Emkey Resources Inc., as part of its monthly town board meeting Nov. 12.

The proposed pipeline is contingent upon approval by the state Department of Environmental Conservation permitting of […]

Madison County Gas Development Working Group Calls for Balanced Tapping of Natural Gas Resources

(Madison, NY – May 30, 2012) In coordination with Citizens for Safe Energy of Madison County, The Madison County Natural Gas Development Working Group held a public information session on Wednesday evening to reveal findings of the Working Group’s research in an interactive forum with local residents.

Highlights of the event included a […]

Why Am I Not Surprised?


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By Chris Hoffman

(Sherburne, NY – Jan. 2012) On Jan. 10, Common Cause/NY released a third report in their series on the financial relationship between the gas industry and NYS politicians entrusted with the task of determining policy on hydraulic fracturing.

Common Cause is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy organization founded in […]

OPL to host Talk on Hydrofracking Jan. 21

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2012) As New York State comes closer to permitting hydrofracking, Toshio Hance of the Sierra Club comes to the Oneida Public Library on Saturday Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. to present “Gasland: The Facts about Hydrofracking” to residents of a county likely to be adversely affected by this controversial method of […]