Cayuga Power Plant Operator Tells Lansing Town Board that Plant Will Close

By Irene Weiser / May 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContacts: Lisa Marshall, lisa.marshall@mothersoutfront.orgSandra Steingraber, ssteingraber@ithaca.eduLink to the memo: Click Here to see the memo Link to video of 5/15/19 Lansing Town Board meeting: Statement from Irene Weiser on behalf of No Fracked Gas Cayuga in response to information shared yesterday from Cayuga Power Plant on proposed plant closure: Last night, at…

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Sandra Steingraber at the State Of The State

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / February 11, 2019

by Steve Pierce “The fracked gas would be trucked in from Pennsylvania, causing misery and harm to our brothers and sisters in across our southern border but also filling our rural roads with compressed natural gas, putting at risk our farmers, our children…” No Fracked Gas Cayuga’s Sandra Steingraber spoke to WOOC 105.3 FM about…

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Full text: Tompkins County Legislature Resolution Rejecting the Conversion of the Cayuga Power Plant

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / November 29, 2018

Here is the full text of the Tompkins County Legislature’s November 20, 2018 resolution opposing the Cayuga Power Plant’s proposal to convert from burning coal to burning fracked gas. Click here to see the full text PDF

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Tompkins County Legislature Votes 12-2 in Favor of Resolution Opposing Repowering of Cayuga Power Plant with Fracked Gas

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / November 21, 2018

For Immediate Release: November 21, 2018   Contacts: Lisa Marshall, Mothers Out Front, 850-291-5259 Sandra Steingraber, 607-351-0719 Irene Weiser, Fossil Free Tompkins, 607-435-3010   Tompkins County Legislature Votes 12-2 in Favor of Resolution Opposing Repowering of Cayuga Power Plant with Fracked Gas   More than 50 local residents—including scientists, health professionals, youth, faith leaders, unionists,…

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Tompkins County Legislature PDEQ Votes 4:1 in Favor of Strongly Worded Resolution Opposing Repowering of Cayuga Power Plant

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / November 9, 2018

For Immediate Release: November 9, 2018 Tompkins County Legislature Planning, Development, and Environmental Quality Committee (PDEQ) votes 4:1 in favor of strongly worded resolution opposing repowering of Cayuga Power Plant with fracked gas. Resolution to be considered by the full Legislature on Tuesday, November 20   Ithaca, NY – In a stunning 4:1 decision in…

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Hundreds of Halloween Postcards Signed

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / October 31, 2018

October tabling by volunteers has resulted in hundreds of Halloween-themed postcards sent to Governor Cuomo, as well as meaningful informal Q&A with the public about the Cayuga Power Plant proposal. Send your own Halloween-themed online letter here.

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Mothers Out Front Partnering with No Fracked Gas Cayuga

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / October 3, 2018

One of our campaign partners is the local organizing team from Mothers Out Front. These intrepid mothers and grandmothers have been organizing in Tompkins County for the past two years to stop gas build out. They are bringing together a team of Lansing residents to organize a local campaign to inform and mobilize the local…

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Cayuga Power Plant Opponents Hold Forum and Rally

By No Fracked Gas Cayuga / September 8, 2018

LANSING, NY — Finger Lakes community leaders and climate activists held an educational forum and rally in opposition to a planned fracked gas power plant on the shores of Cayuga Lake. The No Fracked Gas Coalition held an educational forum in the morning at the Lansing Community Center, to an overflowing crowd of about 150 local citizens, followed by a noontime press conference and rally at Lansing Middle School.

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Campaign to Stop Lansing Power Plant Launches in Albany

By ryanclover / August 14, 2018

ALBANY, NY- Activists and local residents came to the capital today to announce the launch of the No Fracked Gas Cayuga campaign, which aims to stop the proposed conversion of the coal-burning Cayuga Power Plant in Lansing to burn fracked gas.

The campaign is led by local residents and supported by statewide groups like Food & Water Watch, Mothers Out Front, and Sane Energy Project.

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