March 14, 2013
United Church of Christ, Norwich, NY
Joe Heath, Esq. and Geologist Ellen Harrison of Fleased.org spoke to Chenango County landowners and leaseholders on gas leasing issues.
Solar Energy Forum #3
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Solar Energy Forum #2
Solar Farms & Funding Solar Projects
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Guilford Natural Gas Informational Forum
Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 4:00 pm
Guilford United Methodist Church, 1270 County Road 35, Guilford, NY 13780
Kelly Branigan, Nurse & Realtor "Informed Consent: Have You Given Yours?
How Gas Drilling May Impact Your Health, Property & Community"
Mary Jo Long, Attorney & Afton Town Councilperson "Legal Update: Gas Drilling Issues Facing Local Governments & What Towns Can Do"
SPONSORS: Sustainable Chenango & C-CARE
MISSING: REGULATIONS THAT PROTECT US FROM FRACKING POLLUTION, a workshop with James "Chip" Northrup, Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 7-9:30 PM at SUNY Norwich (the Norwich Campus of SUNY Morrisville), Community Room, 20 Conkey Avenue, Norwich.
Learn how to comment on the DEC’s SGEIS & proposed shale gas regulations, online or by mail, during this workshop with retired energy industry investor James "Chip" Northrup. Feel free to bring a laptop. Flier available.
New Berlin Natural Gas Informational Forum
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 40 South Main Street, New Berlin
With guests James Northrup, Oil & Gas Insider & Investor and Kelly Branigan, Realtor, RN and on the Otsego County Natural Gas Advisory Committee
July 25, 2011, Ithaca, 6:30 pm Forum: Experts Speak Out on Revised DEC Guidelines for Drilling, Women’s Community Building, 100 W. Seneca St, Ithaca. Moderated by Martha Robertson, Chair of the Tompkins County Legislature, with well-known experts Louis Allstadt, Former Executive Vice President, Mobil Oil Corporation; Tony Ingraffea, Ph.D., Dwight C. Baum Professor of Engineering at Cornell University; Helen Slottje, Managing Attorney, Community Environmental Defense Council; Roger Downs, Conservation Director, Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club and Karen Edelstein, GIS and Mapping Consultant.
June 16, 2011, Norwich - Flier available
4 pm Rally: “Speak Out" for Home Rule to Ban Heavy High-Impact Shale Gas Drilling, West Park, N. Broad St. (Guernsey Library if raining)
Speakers from C-CARE, CDOG, NYRAD, Sustainable Otsego, Otsego 2000, ROUSE, ShaleShockCNY, Friends of Butternuts and Catskill Mountainkeeper
Rally to follow the Regional Gas Meeting, 2-4 pm, Supervisor's Chambers, Chenango County Office Building, 5 Court St. (6 pm forum to follow rally)
6 pm Forum: "How to Achieve Town Bans on Shale Gas Drilling & Fracking! If Elected Officials Refuse, Replace Them!" Guernsey Library Meeting Room, 3 Court St.
Speakers James "Chip" Northrup, Julie Huntsman of Otsego and Kelly Branigan of Middlefield. Each from Otsego County on strategies to ban shale gas industrialization town by town.
April 29, 2011 (6:30 pm, American Legion, Vestal, NY): "Will You Be Ready When Gas Drilling Comes to Town?" with ShaleTest's Calvin Tillman, Mayor of Dish, Texas & Tim Ruggiero, Landowner in Decatur, Texas
April 28, 2011 (12 pm, Guernsey Library, Norwich, NY): "Will You Be Ready? ShaleTest Can Help!" with ShaleTest's Calvin Tillman, Mayor of Dish, Texas & Tim Ruggiero, Landowner in Decatur, Texas
March 24, 2011: "Gas Drilling on State Lands" with Bill Belitskus, Allegheny Defense Project, and Neil Woodworth, Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK)
February 24, 2011: “Gas Drilling: Economic Impacts on Communities” with Dr. Jannette Barth, Economist, and Nicole Dillingham, Attorney and Board President of Otsego2000
See Video of Forum
January 27, 2011: “Legal Rights of Local Governments” with Mary Jo Long, Attorney and Afton Town Board Councilwoman, and Helen Slottje, Attorney with the Community Environmental Defense Council
See Video of Forum
December 9, 2010: “The Marcellus Gas Shale Play: Information for an Informed Citizenry” with Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, Professor of Engineering, Cornell