Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy http://wamc.org en NY Town Board Rescinds Ban on Fracking Talk http://wamc.org/post/ny-town-board-rescinds-ban-fracking-talk <p>A town in New York’s Southern Tier has rescinded a gag order on public discussion of fracking during town board meetings. Two groups had sued the town, alleging violation of First Amendment rights. The Town Board denies liability.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:17:04 +0000 Allison Dunne 62848 at http://wamc.org NY Town Board Rescinds Ban on Fracking Talk Their Day of Action Is To Raise Awareness Of A Federal Agency http://wamc.org/post/their-day-action-raise-awareness-federal-agency <p>Representatives from grassroots groups across several states will be in Washington, D.C. Thursday to attend a public meeting of a federal commission. They will also be there to protest what they call the agency’s rubber-stamping of natural-gas infrastructure projects.</p><p>The Day of Action comes under the banner of “We the People Matter ”, a new organization, and web site, that connects several grassroots groups that Asha Canalos says are fighting similar battles – the agency’s track record of approving natural-gas infrastructure projects despite citizen opposition.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 23:33:17 +0000 Allison Dunne 62514 at http://wamc.org Their Day of Action Is To Raise Awareness Of A Federal Agency