Local Foods, Local Spirits Celebration tickets available

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LOCAL FOODS, LOCAL SPIRITS Celebration Tickets on sale NOW It’s a Party – Tickets available NOW 5:00-7:30 pm on Thursday, August 7, 2014 The second annual Cooperstown Farmers’ Market Local Foods, Local Spirits celebration is scheduled for Thursday, August 7 from 5:00-7:30 at the Farmers’ Market in Cooperstown, NY. Come [...] Read more »

New Compendium on Risks and Harms of Fracking, Including Climate Change

Gas wells are becoming part of the landscape near the proposed Marc 1 pipeline.  (Kimberly Paynter/For NewsWorks)

Dear friends, I am pleased to announce the release a comprehensive new compilation – a compendium  – of the scientific, medical and media findings demonstrating risks and harms of fracking. Assembled by Concerned Health Professionals of New York, the document is systematically organized in a manner accessible to researchers, public officials, journalists [...] Read more »

A Gathering to Celebrate Our Right to Home Rule!


Sunday, July 6th, 6 pm Origins Café 558 Beaver Meadow Road in Middlefield   Open to all who have worked so hard to protect our clean air, pristine waters, our health and our lands from fracking. Come raise a glass of Ommegang and toast what we’ve accomplished together and will [...] Read more »


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The Court today released its decision and AFFIRMS the rights of NY communities to determine how they wish to live. Thank you, Court of Appeals! In a 5-2 decision, the NYS Court of Appeals confirmed the lower-court ruling, upholding the rights of communities to decide how they want to live, [...] Read more »

NYS Draft Energy Plan Woefully Inadequate: Otsego 2000 Comments


The New York State draft Energy Plan, a document that will set the state’s energy policy for the next several years, is significantly flawed in many respects – not the least of which is its failure to adequately address the climate change impacts by continuing to rely overwhelmingly on fossil [...] Read more »