A press release from New York and New Jersey eco-groups:
Bruce Ferguson Catskills Citizens for Safe Enegy, (845) 468 7063, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lindsay McNamara Clean Ocean Action, 732-872-0111,Communications@cleanoceanaction.org
Eric Weltman, Food & Water Watch, email@example.com
Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, firstname.lastname@example.org
John Weber, Surfrider Foundation, 732-567-1787, Jweber@surfrider.org
WHO:Catskills Citizens for Safe Energy, Clean Ocean Action, Concerned Citizens of Montauk, Food and Water Watch, Riverkeeper, Surfrider Foundation, & other environmental groups
WHAT: Press Conference prior to the first Public Hearing on the Port Ambrose
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) port
WHERE: Allegria Hotel in Long Beach, NY, 3rd Floor Conference Room
WHEN: Tuesday, July 9th: Surfrider Press Conference 5:15-5:45PM; hearing 6:00–8:00PM
WHY: Learn about opposition to this potentially dangerous project that works against
local and national long-term energy interests.
This controversial project was vetoed in 2011 by Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey who cited, “unacceptable risks to the State's residents, natural resources, economy and security.” After being banned from the waters of New Jersey, the project’s organizer, Liberty LNG, is now seeking permission to build the port proposed locating off the coast of Long Beach, NY.
Chesapeake Energy Corp,the Oklahoma-based firm is the No. 1 driller in Ohio.
Rig Count Interactive Map by Baker Hughes, an energy services company.
Shale Sheet Fracking, a Youngstown Vindicator blog.
The Ohio Environmental Council, a statewide eco-group based in Columbus.
Earthjustice, a national eco-group.
People's Oil and Gas Collaborative-Ohio, a grass-roots group in Northeast Ohio.
Concerned Citizens of Medina County, a grass-roots group.
No Frack Ohio, a Columbus-based grass-roots group.
Fracking: Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat by ProPublica, an online journalism site.
Pipeline, blog from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Marcellus shale drilling.
Allegheny Front, environmental public radio for Western Pennsylvania.