EPA sets meetings
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday announced a new venue and dates for public meetings on the agency’s upcoming hydraulic fracturing study.
Originally scheduled for Aug. 12 at Binghamton University and then rescheduled for the Oncenter Complex in Syracuse, N.Y., the meeting will now be at the Broome County Forum Theater, 236 Washington St., Binghamton, N.Y., on Sept. 13 and 15. Continue reading EPA Meetings in Binghamton
WHAT’S ALL THIS BUZZ ABOUT MARCELLUS SHALE FRACKING AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?
Come to the Yates County Community Forum on fracking (high volume
hydraulic-fracture gas drilling) to find out.
WHEN — Thursday, September 2 at 6:30
WHERE — Penn Yan Middle School Auditorium (515 Liberty St.)
Panel Members will include:
Dr. Adam Law, a physician specializing in endocrine disruptors.
Dr. Thomas Shelley, an authority on chemical safety.
Art Hunt of Hunt Country Winery and Mary Howell Martens, local organic farmer and agronomist.
Pennsylvania residents Craig and Julie Sautner of Montrose,PA and Dr. Thomas Jiunta, a Luzerne County, PA Physician
Panel topics will include: Health and Safety Issues, Declining Property Values, Local Business concerns, and Social and Community stresses.
This Forum is sponsored by The Committee to Preserve the Finger Lakes
and the Coalition to Protect New York (CPNY). Please print the attached
and post it wherever you can. Come and bring a friend.
2) A very good video of PBS “Need to Know” about hydraulic fracturing
aired last Friday, August 20th
3) EPA citizen hotlines
To report a spill or release call National Response Center (1-800-424-8802).
To report a suspicious activity call 1-877-919-4372.
Keep your eyes and ears open!