Press Releases

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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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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