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The Sky is Pink

By | Sep 25, 2012

Josh Fox, director of the Oscar nominated film “Gasland,” released a second, shorter documentary over the summer.

Ithaca College community joins Albany fracking protest

By | Aug 29, 2012

Members of the Ithaca College community joined an estimated 1,500 protesters Monday in Albany to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ban natural gas drilling, also known as fracking, in New York.

Mock wedding pokes at fracking corruption

By | Apr 20, 2012

Protests that rail against fracking are not uncommon within the City of Ithaca and on South Hill, but the activism took a different spin Thursday afternoon outside the Campus Center as IC Frack Off hosted a mock wedding to symbolize what members call a corrupt, close relationship between gas companies and the government.

Another NY fracking ban upheld

By | Mar 8, 2012

The Town of Middlefield in nearby Otsego County has the right to prohibit natural gas drilling within its limits, according to a recent New York state court ruling.

State Assembly to allocate funds for fracking health study

By | Mar 6, 2012

A comprehensive health study of hydraulic fracturing will be included in the New York State Assembly’s 2012-2013 budget, according to a press release from Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton. The Assembly has allocated $100,000 for the study in relation to high-volume hydraulic fracturing.

Oil company loses lawsuit against Dryden fracking ban

By | Feb 21, 2012

A state judge ruled today that the Town of Dryden was within its rights to ban hydraulic fracturing, a decision that stopped a lawsuit filed by a Denver-based oil company against the town’s ban.

Arrest pushes fracking debate

By | Feb 13, 2012

In light of anti-fracking filmmaker Josh Fox’s arrest earlier this month, environmental activists at Ithaca College are bringing hydraulic fracturing back into mainstream debate.

Ithacans voice fracking concerns

By | Dec 3, 2011

Opponents of hydraulic fracturing dominated the microphone at a public hearing Thursday night at the downtown State Theatre.

Fracking leads to more Pa. crime

By | Nov 11, 2011

While New York state may promote the introduction of hydraulic fracturing as an opportunity to create jobs and boost local economy, towns in Pennsylvania have experienced an upswing in crime since natural gas industries moved into the area.

Protesters push Rochon to ban campus fracking

By | Nov 3, 2011

Students, faculty and staff called on Ithaca College President Tom Rochon and the rest of the college to “keep IC frack free” as they marched late Friday afternoon across campus in protest of the controversial procedure for extracting natural gas.

City bans hydraulic fracturing

By | Nov 3, 2011

The Common Council has banned the leasing of City of Ithaca land for hydraulic fracturing in a unanimous vote Wednesday.