By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 10, 2010 - 12:34 pm
Hundreds of landowners stood in the Albany rain yesterday to demand an immediate start to gas drilling in New York State. Here's a roundup of the coverage of the rally. (The Central New York Land Coalition has its own collection of links here.) If you... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2010 - 11:22 pm
Peter Applebome, the writer behind the New York Times's "Our Towns" column, reports from the Walton Theatre this week, where documentary filmmaker Josh Fox showed his anti-drilling film "Gasland" this Monday. (Too bad we missed Applebome at the screening... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2010 - 5:00 pm
Anti-drilling documentarian Josh Fox was at the Walton Theatre last night showing his movie "Gasland" to a pretty packed house. After the showing, Fox fielded questions from the audience. In one notable answer, Fox described how he thinks gas drilling... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2010 - 3:27 pm
The Dancing Cat Distillery and Saloon, a new distillery-and-art-venue combo near Bethel Woods in Sullivan County, looks like it's going to be opening soon, according to David Knudsen, who has been eyeing its orange and "burnt raspberry" color scheme all... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 7, 2010 - 2:42 pm
... is that those reservoirs can get bought and sold, which is what's happening right now in Sullivan County, according to the Times Herald-Record. Four reservoirs currently owned by Alliance Energy are being sold to a privately equity group with Goldman... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 4, 2010 - 4:45 pm
While New York State is still mulling the pros and cons of Marcellus shale gas drilling, we have a ringside seat from which to watch the drama already unfolding just over the border in Pennsylvania. Exhibit A: a massive blowout last night at a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 3, 2010 - 12:14 pm
But if you're a business in Plattekill or Wallkill, you don't have the option of canceling your service, because Verizon is the only provider in town.  From the Times Herald-Record: K&J's owner, Joshua Filangeri, had already been hit hard by the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 2, 2010 - 7:40 pm
American Rivers, a conservation group, put the Upper Delaware on the top of its annual "Endangered Rivers" report today because of pending gas drilling in the watershed.  Ramsay Adams, the director of the Catskill Mountainkeeper, responded to the news at... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, May. 27, 2010 - 11:33 pm
A proposed resolution by Oneonta Democrat Richard Murphy, which would have called on the state to pass a moratorium on hydrofracking, has died in committee, the Daily Star reports. It's possible the bill could go back to the drawing board: Murphy said he... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 21, 2010 - 10:20 pm
The Daily Star reports that Richard Murphy, Democrat of Oneonta, is planning to introduce a bill to ask the state to hold off on hydrofracking until there's more scientific data on its potential risks: Murphy said he believes that if the state gave... Read more


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