Monday, November 24, 2014 - 8:41:08 PM

Local News

Print Friendly | Bookmark and Share

Anti-frackers Protest Governor Cuomo

Outside of Cuomo's disaster preparedness program, dozens of anti-frackers urged the governor to ban fracking .
   
Members of the local Citizen Action say that allowing  hydraulic fracturing in New York State would increase disasters, emergencies and even environmental and health issues. They say the science shows that fracking is dangerous, and the best way to be prepared is to not drill at all.

"We want to send a message to Governor Cuomo that we need to protect New York from hydro-fracking. The science is clear that this process jeopardizes public health, our water supply, our food, and our future," said Matthew Lemke, NYPIRG Organizer.
 
The protesters even had a sample of water that they say came from an area that had been fracked that they hoped to show the governor.

VIEW VIDEO

View Related Articles: BU or comment on this one below.

blog comments powered by Disqus


Back Back

Binghamton web design and website hosting by EFX internet  EFX internet


Additional Articles


Sentencing for former Greene Police Chief VIEW VIDEO
Sentencing for the former Village of Greene Police Chief in trouble for stealing from the Village and violating an order of protection against his estranged wife.     As part of a plea deal... more

Final Report on Fatal Helicopter Crash in PA VIEW VIDEO
The National Transportation Safety Board has released the cause of the August crash of a helicopter in Pennsylvania - a flight which originated in Endicott. the crash killed five people.     The... more

Buffalo to Binghamton, Local DOT Faces Busy Week VIEW VIDEO
One hundred workers from the local Region Nine of the Department of Transportation are making their way back from Buffalo where they helped that area dig out from seven feet of snow. "The men and... more

A Date for a Casino Announcement? VIEW VIDEO
December 17 is the date when Southern Tier residents will learn who may bring a casino to the region.     The head of the State Gaming Commission announced the date at today's  meeting. December... more

Binghamton Airport Prepares for Upcoming Storm VIEW VIDEO
With the forecast of this possible storm still up in the air the Greater Binghamton Airport is preparing to for the worst. Officials say they are getting regular updates from the National Weather... more

Local Fire Crews Assist in Buffalo VIEW VIDEO
Multiple local fire agencies head out to assist residents in Buffalo. Fire officials confirm units are already in Buffalo -- with 41 response crew members. Some assisting agencies include:... more

Triple Cities Ski Club Hosts 34th Annual Ski Sale VIEW VIDEO
Sunday, the Triple Cities Ski Club hosted their 34th annual ski sale.  Shoppers could buy skis, snow shoes, boards and all the essential gear to have a good time on the slopes... at a fraction of the... more

Click here for more local news...icon

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

 A News Story

If you are looking for a copy of a news story that we recently aired, simply click here to find out how.

Breaking News

Do you have a tip or information about a breaking news story? Contact the FOX 40 News Desk at 607.798.0070 or send us an email .




ADVERTISEMENT

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Stumble It More...