Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Making Sure We Get It Right: Health, Land, Law & Natural Gas Production


Statement From the Organizers: "The Binghamton Regional Sustainability Coalition (BRSC) is a grassroots, democratically-run organization, dedicated to increasing civic participation through education and collaboration to achieve enduring social, environmental and economic well-being. The Coalition recently formed a Gas Drilling Task Force in order to focus our research and educational outreach on an issue that has many community members both hopeful and concerned. Though we acknowledge the economic value of gas drilling, we want to ensure the proper regulatory mechanisms are in place - with dedicated resources for enforcement - to protect the health and safety of our families, water resources, and landbase. We hope this forum contributes to our regional discussion..."