No Fracked Gas Cayuga

Sandra Steingraber and Irene Weiser on Fracked Gas Plants

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 23, 2018

by Tim Williams “An older coal-burning plant in the Tompkins County town of Lansing is trying to transition into a fracked gas power plant. We discussed the effort to stop the plant transition with Sandra Steingraber, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College and author, and Irene Weiser, Caroline Town Councilwoman and Coordinator of Fossil…

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Letter: Finger Lakes Power Plant Not the Answer

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 22, 2018

by Bettina Hansel “Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a tough job in his efforts to move forward with clean energy, especially offshore wind, with initiatives that probably should have been started in the era of his father, but a gas-powered power plant in the Finger Lakes area is not the answer.” An Albany Times-Union Letter to…

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Cuomo Banned Fracking. But is He Still Vulnerable on Natural Gas Pipelines?

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 21, 2018

by Justin Sondel “‘The problem with investing in pipelines and fossil-fuel-burning power plants is if you build them today, they’re going to last for 40, 50 years,’ [former Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith] Enck said. ‘It’s really hard to believe that the governor is committed to stopping climate change while, on his watch, there…

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Josh Fox, of Gasland, on How the Truth Has Changed

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 21, 2018

by Ryan Clover Josh Fox, filmmaker of Gasland, visiting Ithaca with his performance, The Truth Has Changed, discusses the proposed site for fracked gas Cayuga power plant. Listen here

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New Campaign to Fight Fracking in NY

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 14, 2018

by Morgan McKay “‘Is Gov. Cuomo a man of his word because if he is, there really is no question, he has to deny the Cayuga frack gas plant,’ Alex Beauchamp, Northeast Director at Food and Water Watch, said.” ABC News 10 covers the Albany campaign launch of No Fracked Gas Cayuga. Read the article

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Gasland Director Josh Fox Speaks Out Against Cayuga Power Plant

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 14, 2018

by Jon Campbell The Ithaca Journal captures Gasland filmmaker Josh Fox’s remarks at the No Fracked Gas Cayuga press conference in Albany. See the clip

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Groups Urge Cuomo to Scuttle Gas Plant Near Cayuga Lake

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 14, 2018

by Brendan J. Lyons “‘I find the proposal to supply gas to the Cayuga plant via this army of trucks poorly conceived, dangerous and unacceptable,’ said Karen Edelstein, a resident of the town of Lansing, where the project is proposed.” The Albany Times-Union covers the press conference launching the No Fracked Gas Cayuga campaign. Read…

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Your Turn: Local Natural Gas Projects Need to Be Stopped

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 9, 2018

by Elisa Evett “We need to prevail upon Cuomo to direct the DEC to institute regulations preventing these power plants from switching to natural gas.” A local chapter co-chair from the grassroots group Mothers Out Front writes urgently in the Ithaca Journal about new proposed gas projects in Tompkins County. Read the article

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Activists Seek to Stop Gas Conversion at Cayuga Power Plant

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / August 1, 2018

by Peter Bardaglio “Pointing to the success of the anti-fracking movement in New York and the recent victory against gas storage at Seneca Lake, speakers at the press conference made it clear that ‘No Fracked Gas Cayuga’ would be part of a larger effort to stop the growth of natural gas infrastructure.” The newsletter of…

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Cuomo’s Conflicting Interests Collide Over Plan to Repower Cayuga Plant

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / July 3, 2018

by Peter Mantius Investigative journalist Mantius documents in his blog the layered political and corporate connections, and the environmental red flags, of the plan to convert the Cayuga Power Plant to burn natural gas. Read the article

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