Tag Archives: hydrofracking

Green Party NYS: Gov’s State-of-State does little for 99% of New Yorkers

Repost from onthewilderside, based on a post at GPNYS/Green Party of New York State:

Governor Cuomo’s agenda for 2012 is designed to maintain the power and wealth of the 1%, promoting austerity rather than prosperity for the vast majority of New Yorkers.

“We need a Green New Deal, financed through progressive taxes.… Read more ...

Green Party of Philadelphia endorses city council resolution against hydrofracking, seeks more action

From Philly Now:

Inappropriate analogies aside, the Green Party of Philadelphia has put out a statement on the moratorium (they’re for it), of which we’re pulling some parts:

Philadelphia’s Green Party leaders voted to endorse the proposed City Council Resolution, Belinda Davis, acting GPOP treasurer, who attended Council’s hearing in September, hailed the moratorium on fracking.

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Green Party opposes Cuomo recycling failed fiscal policies

From a Green Party of New York State press release, as posted by Ian Wilder at onthewilderside.com:

The Green Party blasted the Emergency Fiscal Plan outlined by Andrew Cuomo in his State of the State Message as a continuation of the failed policies of previous administrations of the Democratic and Republican Parties.

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Green Party lauds Pittsburgh City Council Decision to ban fracking in city limits

A press release from the Green Party of Pennsylvania, which supports banning hydraulic fracturing (aka fracking) for natural gas and organized statewide protests against the practice on Earth Day:

Last week, Pittsburgh City Council voted to ban hydrofracturing, or
“fracking” within city limits.  Fracking is a controversial method of
natural gas extraction from the Marcellus Shale formation that uses large
volumes of water and severely pollutes it in the process. … Read more ...

Green Party of Pennsylvania pre-election press release

From the Green Party of Pennsylvania:

GREEN PARTY OF PENNSYLVANIA
http://www.gpofpa.org

Green Party offers viable alternatives in tomorrow’s election

As the exchange of missives between the two large corporate-dominated
parties intensifies while the campaign season for the November 2010 general
election winds down, the Green Party of Pennsylvania continues to offer a
viable alternative that puts people before profits, and forwards a prospect
of real change instead of the tiresome rhetoric and empty promises of the
status quo.… Read more ...

NY-Gov: Green Howie Hawkins, Libertarian Warren Redlich debate hydrofracking

In the race for Governor of New York (which has been a hot topic at IPR in the past week or two), there was only one debate that featured all the candidates, which has received a great deal of attention far outside New York State.

The only other debate of any kind in this race that I know of took place last night.… Read more ...