Posts Tagged "fracking"

Ban Fracking

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Ban Fracking

Reading the wonderful news about Governor Cuomo’s position on fracking. I just hope it’s not too good to be true. We need light like this, hope like this, in the darkest time of the year. The following is a repost of something I wrote almost exactly a year ago…   Today I went to an anti-fracking rally at the Empire State Plaza in Albany NY. I almost didn’t go—it’s not like I don’t have a hundred and seventeen other things to do, and besides I knew I would never find a parking space. But at the last minute I decided to show up. Me and two thousand other people. Everyone was...

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Hey hey, ho ho, Hydrofracking has to go!

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 3 comments

Today I went to an anti-fracking rally at the Empire State Plaza in Albany NY. I almost didn’t go—it’s not like I don’t have a hundred and seventeen other things to do, and besides I knew I would never find a parking space. But at the last minute I decided to show up. Me and two thousand other people. Everyone was carrying signs. Most of the signs just read “Ban Fracking.” But some of the signs really had some carefully worded and worthwhile points to make. I’ll spare you the lecture about hydrofracking and just let some of the more thoughtful signs speak for themselves.                    ...

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