A dozen people, including two from Ithaca College, were arrested Monday morning after blockading a natural gas storage and transportation facility on Seneca Lake.
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.
After being diagnosed with bladder cancer as a college student, author Sandra Steingraber began researching the environment’s effects on human health. She has since published four successful books, and a documentary released in 2010.