NFAC Announces $7.5 Mil NFG PSC Settlement

It was the National Fuel Accountability Coalition (NFAC) that sounded the alarm back in June when it joined with community members calling for a “Big payback”. We learned that NFG was illegally earning excessive profits from its Buffalo and Western New York area gas customers.

We’ll your hard work has paid off. The Continue reading

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Frack of the Dead Promo

As part of the nationwide global Frackdown movement Buffalo’s participation will take the form of a collage of all your favorite scary zombie movies. Frack of The Dead takes place tomorrow at Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway in Buffalo NY form 11am-1pm.

Here’s the promo vid for it.

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Frack of the Dead: Global Frackdown Buffalo, NY

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On Saturday October 19th in Bidwell Park on Elmwood Avenue (in Buffalo NY), there will be a global day of action to ban fracking across the planet. What does that mean exactly? Well it means that people from cities all across our beautiful Earth, will come together to call for a halt to hydraulic fracturing, a more than dirty form of natural gas extraction which is threatening New York, ravaging over 30 other states natural environments and is expanding to countries the world over!

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October 2013 NFG Committee Meeting Tuesday Oct. 1st

Our next National Fuel Gas Committee meeting is this coming up Tuesday October 1st. It starts at 5pm and we are meeting at 460 Massachusetts Avenue in Buffalo NY.

As many of you may or may not know we have been fighting to get some form of public accountability from the Buffalo area’s largest provider of home heating gas – National Fuel Gas (NFG). We usually meet Continue reading

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County wide Fracking Ban on Agenda @ Community Meeting

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Fracking is a natural gas drilling technique that goes miles underground to break up shale rock using water, sand, and toxic chemicals. In Pennsylvania, residents living in areas with fracking operations have reported flammable tap water, unexplained health problems, increased municipal costs, degradation of air quality, huge increases in truck traffic, and Continue reading

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The Big Payback

“And it came to pass, that in those days the kings of corporate America hardened in their hearts towards the common people. They became full of themselves and sought only to take part in vanities of self through delusions of grandeur.

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Food Not Fracking

 

The deadly gas drilling practice known as hydro-fracking produces radioactive waste water, climate-changing methane emissions, air pollution, and groundwater contamination.

When the soil is contaminated and polluted, it threatens the health, safety and viability of New York’s production of dairy products, fruits /vegetables, Continue reading

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WNY Drilling Defense Call In Campaign

PICK UP THE PHONE & CALL GOVERNOR CUOMO RIGHT NOW

 

 

 

Tell Governor Andrew Cuomo:

 

Protect our Health and Safety from Fracking!

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Date Change: Next Coalition Meeting now Wed March 6

Our next coalition meeting is has been changed to Wednesday March 6, 2013. We usually meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month. We’ll be meeting at the community meeting space located at 460 Massachusetts Avenue in Buffalo NY. It starts at 6pm. If you are interested in being a part of what we are doing then our coalition meetings are the place to be.

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RALLY TO BAN FRACKING: Feb. 7th, 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

-by Western NY Drilling Defense

It’s a critical time in the fight against fracking. We need to voice to the Governor that the power of our movement is growing and that allowing fracking in New York would be the fatal mistake of his political career. We are now faced with a February 13 “do or die” Continue reading

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