Hydrofracking Related Content

Converge on the Capital! Demonstration at Cuomo's State of the State address! Free Van from Syracuse!

Wed, Jan 21, 2015 7:00am - 6:00pm
Empire Plaza Concoure, Albany (buses and carpools from Syracuse)


Nonviolent Direct Action Training

Sat, Apr 7, 2018 10:00am - 5:00pm
Bishop Harrison Center, 1342 Lancaster Ave, Syracuse 13210



New York State: A Repository for Pennsylvania’s Fracked Gas

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by Charley Bowman

On March 7, 56 Seneca Lake Defenders were arrested at the gates of Crestwood,
including 350.org founder Bill McKibben. Photo:

Hydrofracking in Pennsylvania began in earnest in 2005.

Shaleshock CNY Meeting

Wed, May 20, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Onondaga Free Library, 4840 W. Seneca Tpke, Syracuse 13215

For more information, contact:  Jack (315) 424-1454


Educate, Agitate, Organize: SPC IN ACTION

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compiled by Carol Baum

No to Endless War

On Feb. 11, President Obama sent Congress a proposed joint resolution to Authorize the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which would authorize and extend military action against ISIS for the next three years. The Syracuse Peace Council calls on Congress to reject this new AUMF, rescind the 2001 AUMF, and stop an “endless” war on the people of the Middle East.

You Are Here Syracuse:Mapping and Resisting Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

Sat, Feb 28, 2015 1:00pm - 3:00pm
University United Methodist Church, 1085 E. Genesee St

Many are under the impression that New York is safe from fracking now because high-volume horizontal drilling will be banned. But the reality is that industry is on the attack with multiple proposals for pipelines, compressor stations, storage caverns, waste dumping and service facilities.


Court Rules That NY Towns Can Ban Fracking And Drilling

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by Katie Valentine

The New York Court of Appeals upheld the ruling of a lower court that local governments have the authority to decide how land is used, which includes deciding whether or not fracking and drilling should be allowed on that land. The plaintiffs in those lawsuits argued that New York’s oil, gas and mining law takes precedence over local zoning laws, but in rulings both by a lower court and now the Court of Appeals, that claim was overturned.


Shale-by-Rail: Regulations Aren’t Enough

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by Emily Bishop and Ursula Rozum

If something sounds like a really bad idea, it probably is. Like shipping explosive shale oil from North Dakota’s Bakken shale by rail across the United States in “DOT-111” shipping cars, originally made to carry molasses and corn syrup, to the Port of Albany and putting it on barges on the Hudson River.


SPC Community Calendar

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compiled by SPC staff