Hey WBNG, Press and Sun, YNN, WNBF, WSKG, Fox40, WHRW... JIM EHMKE of Newschannel-34's GOT THE SCOOP! http://www.newschannel34.com/news/local/story/Binghamton-Water-Testing/XlBGLdj4PEKxziLjv8cfWg.cspx Major props, kudos, backslaps, high-fives, and maybe even a hug to Matt Ryan for having the balls to take bold action. Even Debbie Preston and Brett Chellis are addressing emergency preparedness. That's what I'm talking about! (for the last 20 days to be exact:) We the people of … [Read more...] about Jim Ehmke, of WIVT Newschannel-34’s got the SCOOP
If I introduced 8,500 tons of toxic chemicals into the environment 14-20 miles upstream of the water intake for a major US city of 47,000 people, do you think they'd call me a terrorist? Incidents and maps of water contamination incidents relating to pipeline and drilling accidents within the Susquehanna headwaters upstream of of the City of Binghamton NY. All of these FACTUAL cases of water contamination are upstream of Binghamton: Eight blowouts of drilling muds during Laser … [Read more...] about Incidents and maps of water contamination upstream of of the City of Binghamton NY.
Being a geeky engineer type of person, I like to have a way to visualize data involving very large numbers. These photos were just posted by Don't Frack Stuben County. https://www.facebook.com/DontFrackSteubenCounty This is a WATER TRAIN leaving Painted Post NY to PA for Fracking. Each car is 100 tons of water, 24,000 gallons... Assuming 100 cars / train (about a mile long), each train carries 2.5 million gallons of water, or about 1/2 that which is needed for ONE … [Read more...] about The amount of our precious water used for fracking is staggering
These are some key facts which are serious enough what they should HALT the (un)Constitution(al) Pipeline and HALT the construction of Williams Central Station. We need to keep hammering these points in the press and in our public comments. Link to … [Read more...] about KEY FACTS (and funny business) about the Constitution Pipeline and Williams Central Station
We've been hearing from Cuomo since early spring, "We're gonna frack ya soon!!" In March it was "in a couple of months. => never happened. In April it was "by the end of summer" => didn't happen. In June it was the "5 County Sacrifice Zone", and that went over like a 2-ton balloon at the Spedie Fest. The Binghamton Press and Sun reports now something that Chip Northrup has been saying all along, that Cuomo says there is No Fracking … [Read more...] about Chip called it right: No Fracking Rush
DEFINITION OF "SAFE" Protected from or not exposed to danger or risk; not likely to be harmed or lost. Is Binghamton's water safe from the threat of being poisoned from fracking operations? NO. There are 98 unconventional gas wells within the headwaters for the City of Binghamton's water supply, despite a moratorium on fracking in NY. Link to … [Read more...] about City of Binghamton’s water is UNSAFE: 98 Unconventional Wells upstream of water intake for ~50,000 people
People in NY think they are safe from the harms of fracking. But are they? Link to this: http://williamahuston.blogspot.com/2012/09/is-binghamtons-water-already-affected.html http://www.nofrackingway.us/2012/09/05/has-binghamtons-water-already-been-affected-by-fracking/ My friend Bret Jennings is a councilor for Great Bend Borough, PA. (Contact: Bret Jennings firstname.lastname@example.org ) He recently told me that some residents on private wells have had their water turn black. … [Read more...] about Has Binghamton’s water already been affected by Fracking?
This is a visual depiction of what 100,000 tons looks like, in regards to the amount of emissions from a "typical" PA compressor station, the Williams Central Station, at Brooklyn PA. Link to this: http://www.nofrackingway.us/2012/09/03/98801-tons-per-year-is-a-minor-source-of-emissions/ or http://williamahuston.blogspot.com/2012/09/98801-tons-per-year-is-minor-source-of.html When I think of a Minor Source of air pollution, I think of something like this: According to the … [Read more...] about 98,801 Tons per year is a Minor Source of Emissions?
This is a response to Deborah Rogers' latest blog where she talks about the big shale-gas companies overestimating their reserves. Are they hiding an approaching "energy cliff" so that they can exploit profits on a foolish game? http://energypolicyforum.com/?p=505 Link to this: http://williamahuston.blogspot.com/2012/09/are-we-heading-for-catastrophic-energy.html http://www.nofrackingway.us/2012/09/02/are-we-heading-for-a-catastrophic-energy-cliff/ This is great … [Read more...] about Are we heading for a Catastrophic “Energy Cliff”?
Summary: Extreme violence towards humans is often normalized by equating humans as being "pests" or animals. Gas industry Public Relations front group Energy in Depth are using similar language to incite violence against the modern environmental movement in NY and PA trying to save our families and land against the Fracking Invasion. Link to … [Read more...] about Hate speech, Energy in Depth, and actual violence