Sunday, October 23, 2011

Neighbor to Neighbor: Living the Drill

State Theatre , Deposit, NY; October 23, 2011

How Gas Drilling Changed Bradford County, PA

Introduction by Mark Ohe.

Despite some initial rowdiness (and a couple of F-Bombs) from the audience, Laurie Stratton gives a preliminary presentation as to how leaseholders and local communities can expect to be treated by gas drilling companies.

Carol French and Carolyn Knapp, dairy farmers from Bradford County PA, describe how gas drilling has affected their lives, families, farms, and community, and relay warnings and advice to New York residents.


Sanford - Oquaga Area Concerned Citizens 
CDOG (Chenango Delaware Otsego Gas Drilling Opposition Group)
CEEC (Citizens Energy & Economics Council of Delaware County)
Franklin Local 
CCSE (Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy) 
C-CARE (Chenango Community Action for Renewable Energy)

Thanks also to Delaware Riverkeeper Network and the State Theatre, Deposit, NY.

Keywords: Marcellus Shale Gas Drilling

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Occupy Binghamton: Days 1 & 3


Binghamton, NY; October 15, 2011

Binghamton joins in the global expression of outrage at the corruption, lawlessness, and greed of Wall Street banksters and their lackeys in government and media.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Dr. Helen Caldicott: Lessons From Fukushima

Binghamton University; October 10, 2011
 What Role Should Nuclear Energy and Natural Gas Extraction play in our Energy Future?

A Talk by Helen Caldicott

Helen Caldicott, MD, is the co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, an  organization of 23,000 doctors committed to educating their colleagues about the  dangers of nuclear power, nuclear weapons and nuclear war, Caldicott was named  by The Smithsonian as one of the most influential women of the 20th century. She  has authored seven books, including “Nuclear Power is Not the Answer” (2006) and “A Desperate Passion: An Autobiography” (1996). Her most recent book is the  newly revised and updated “If You Love This Planet: A Plan to Heal the Earth”  (2009).

Event Sponsors: Binghamton University Student Environmental Action Coalition, Binghamton University Environmental Studies Program, Sierra Club - Susquehanna Group, Broome County Peace Action, New York Residents Against Drilling and

Promoter: Jim Little