Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Many upcoming regional fracking/LP-related events

Please visit the calendar for more events:

Note: not all of the events below are on the calendar yet...
I will try to add them soon...

Wed Sept 21:
Thu Sept 22 Sat Sept 24
  • 12:00 – 3:00pm Sidney Public Library - GASLAND w/informal Q+A

  • Clean Air Council presents a free community workshop on clean air:
    “Protecting the Air We All Breathe: Air & Health Impacts from Natural Gas Operations and Tools for Cleaner Air”
    2-4pm. Mountain View High School in Kingsley, PA
    Explore the potential health impacts from the expanding natural gas industry and equip participants with tools to protect everyone’s right to breathe clean air. The workshop will cover topics ranging from regulations, air quality and health impacts to public commenting, air monitoring, and mapping of natural gas operations. More info: (215) 567-4004 x 121

  • Moving Planet: GDACC screening of Gasland 1pm & Split Estate 3pm. Discussion following each film, refreshments. 9 Main Street, Cortland, NY.
Sun Sept 25
  • Clean Water Walk to Dimock 1pm – 4pm Price Chopper, Montrose, PA
Tue Sept 27
Wed Sept 28

  • Madison County Natural Gas Development Group -- Town Tour

    The Madison County Natural Gas Development Working Group has met almost monthly and addressed several of the most frequently voiced topics from the 2010 Listening Tour, and would like to share a summary of our activities. We will meet according to the following schedule and encourage interested parties from those towns and neighboring towns to attend.

    Time Town Location
    9:00 – 10:00 am DeRuyter Town Hall
    10:30 – 11:30 noon Lebanon Town Hall
    12:30 – 1:30 pm Brookfield Town Hall
    2:30 – 3:30pm Eaton (Morrisville) Town Hall
Thu Sept 29
  • Movie: Cluster fracked w/David Rovics, Oneonta UU

  • Shale Show With Chip Northrup & Kelly Branigan - New Berlin, NY
    7pm – 9pm St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 40 South Main St., New Berlin (map)
    Guests Chip Northrup and Kelly Branigan
Fri Sept 30
  • Binghamton UU Church:
    Movie: Cluster fracked Music by David Rovics
    Potluck @ 6pm, movie at 7pm.

Sun Oct 2

GDACC Monthly meeting, 5pm, 9 Main Street, Cortland, NY.

Tue Oct. 4
  • Ian Urbana Cornell 4:30
Thu Oct 6:Link
  • Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation
    Public Hearing: Revised Draft Supplemental Generic Environmental Impact Statement (rdSGEIS) governing natural gas drilling
    **Click here to view public hearing notice**
    Hamilton Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York
    Time: 9:30 A.M. Contact: Michael Szydlo (518) 455-4363
    Media Contact: Assembly Press Office (518) 455-3888
Sat Oct 8

Sun Oct 9th, 2011
  • Gas Facts Fall Fest The Buffalo Irish Center 245 Abbott Rd Buffalo, NY 2pm-5pm

Sat Oct 15:
  • 1:00 – 3:30 pm A free, public forum: Drilling and the DEC: Responding to Economic Impacts Women’s Community Building, 100 W. Seneca St, Ithaca.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 4pm??
  • Cortland County Gas Drilling Task Force Responding to the SGEIS

Wednesday, October 19, 2011. 6-8pm

  • How to Craft and Adopt Local Laws to Protect Land and Natural Resources from High Impact Industrial Land Uses Cortland County Office Building Auditorium

Friday, October 21
  • 6:00pm DRBC Hearing to Consider Adoption of the Regulations Allowing Drilling - Trenton, NJ
  • 7-9pm When Home Becomes a Gasfield - Bradford Co, PA Landowner Speaks - Danby Town Hall, 1830 Danby Rd, Danby, NYA Conversation with Bradford County Landowner Ruth Tonachel Ruth, a 6th generation resident of Towanda,
Saturday, October 29- Nov 2, 2011

  • Marcellus Panel at APHA - Washington, DC

    The American Public Health Association (APHA) has approved a panel to present on the impacts of shale gas extraction at their next annual conference, which typically draws over 10,000 public health professionals. The speakers for this panel being coordinated by CHEC are: A. R. Ingraffea, PhD, PE; Conrad Dan Volz, DrPH, MPH; Robert Field, PhD; Jerome A. Paulson, MD, FAAP; and Susan Christopherson, PhD. - Slot: 4379.0 - SCI: Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM. Samantha Malone, MPH, CPH of CHEC will also be giving a free-standing oral presentation about and its ability to guide decision-making surrounding shale gas drilling on November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM. Learn more about the conference here:

Thursday, November 17
  • 1:00pm – 3:30pm and 6 - 9pm DEC Public Hearings on SGEIS The Forum Theatre, 236 Washington St., Binghamton, NY

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William Huston
Binghamton NY Phone: 607-321-7846

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