in Broome County: http://broomenaturalgas.com/
- Comprehensive? Hah. It’s nearly content-free.
- They spent $6,000 of taxpayer money and a year developing it!
- But there’s no mention of any negative impacts. Probably just an oversight?
- Just a few links to industry sources, pro-fracking landowner groups, etc.
- As websites go, it’s pitiful.
Oh and one other small detail:
There’s no economic shale gas in the whole state:
(as you’ll find out in Vestal on Friday:
But the best part is this quote: Preston says,
“This is not a push to promote safe natural gas drilling in New York state.”
Which is either a Freudian slip or a bit of inadvertent honesty.
Now, you can always spot a fracker, because they can’t say “gas drilling”
without sticking the words “safe” and/or “responsible” in there.
We know she’s a fracker, so this is no surprise.
But if we take her quote literally, are we to infer that the true purpose
of the website is to promote UNSAFE gas drilling?
Or are they not promoting “safe drilling” because that doesn’t exist?
for the SWAT team. (US Army Surplus).You know, in case any grannies decide to lay down in a road to protect
our food, air, and water from an industrial invasion….
Um, there’s only one problem with dressing up in an official uniform
If she was fundraising for Sheriff Harder,
then this appears to be a class A misdemeanor.
NY Penal Law: S 190.25 Criminal impersonation in the second degree. A person is guilty of criminal impersonation in the second degree when he:
Impersonates another and does an act in such assumed character with intent to obtain a benefit or to injure or defraud another; or
Pretends to be a representative of some person or organization and does an act in such pretended capacity with intent to obtain a benefit or to injure or defraud another; or
(a) Pretends to be a public servant, or wears or displays without authority any uniform, badge, insignia or facsimile thereof by which such public servant is lawfully distinguished, or falsely expresses by his words or actions that he is a public servant or is acting with approval or authority of a public agency or department; and (b) so acts with intent to induce another to submit to such pretended official authority, to solicit funds or to otherwise cause another to act in reliance upon that pretense.
Impersonates another by communication by internet website or electronic means with intent to obtain a benefit or injure or defraud another, or by such communication pretends to be a public servant in order to induce another to submit to such authority or act in reliance on such pretense.
Criminal impersonation in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.