Recording artist, songwriter and folksinger John O’Connor will be appearing in concert with Nat Williams at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, Saturday, May 13, at 7 PM. Local musicians, Jason Starr and the Galaxy Singers — Kathy Shimberg, Charlie Reiman, and Dennis Shultz — will open the concert. The concert is to benefit Compressor […]
This week that includes Earth Day 2016 was a blockbuster for those fighting the two pipelines slated for our area. Although things could kick up again, both pipelines are on hold for now: Kinder Morgan pulls the plug on Northeast Energy Direct-Tennessee Gas pipeline DEC rejects Constitution Pipeline
RELIEFS PETITIONED FOR. We, the undersigned citizens of the Town of Franklin, request our Town Council take these actions to preserve and protect the rural character of life in the Town of Franklin, Delaware County, State of New York:ENACT a Road Use Ordinance requiring Responsible Parties pay to document the condition of the Town roads […]
Click to open or download the MAY BE poster MAY BE Maybe there’s a pipeline coming, maybe two. And maybe a 30,000 horse power compressor station. Maybe the noise won’t be too bad and maybe we can live with the smell. Maybe no chemicals will escape into the air. And maybe methane, benzene, toluene, formaldehyde, […]
Landowners in Allegany county are having their land seized by eminent domain for the construction of the Northern Access Pipeline. The pipeline does not benefit any local residents and would be used to transport Pennsylvania fracked natural gas from the source in Pennsylvania through western NY state to Canada and exported overseas from there. The NYS […]
Compressor Free Franklin’s Earth Day Rally, filed and edited by Eddie Rodriguez.
“Sing For the Climate, NOW, NOW, NOW” — a Compressor Free Franklin music video starring the Higgins family Singers (Dennis, Katie, Anna, Keely, Patricia and Siobhan), Maya Farwell and Jackie Gibson. Thanks also to Cindy Beach, all the folks who participated at the Hollerans in February and March and everybody who appears in the photographs.
Recording artist, songwriter and folksinger, John O’Connor appeared in concert at the American Legion on Saturday, March 26 at 7PM for the benefit of Compressor Free Franklin. John O’Connor, whose debut album, Songs for Our Times, was named one of the best albums of the year by the Washington Post, is known for his songs […]
“At What Cost?” is a documentary film which delves into the petroleum pipeline industry and the price landowners of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina and the environment have to pay for the proposed Kinder Morgan Palmetto Pipeline. After nearly a year of production, covering three states and crossing 5 major watersheds, the 50-minute in-depth film […]
A Franklin forum for five candidates running for town government was hosted by Franklin Local at The Ouleout Valley Post #1689 American Legion on October 19th, 2015.
A group of small town residents in upstate New York confront eminent domain.
A small town in central New York State demonstrating against a scheduled pipeline and compressor station. Eminent domain for corporate gain is NOT an example of small government. Stop the Constitution and NED pipelines.
An emergency press event and action outside the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) offices in downtown Albany to call on Governor Cuomo and the DEC to reject the proposed Constitution Pipeline.
Video by Bill Huston of the FERC Scoping Meeting in Oneonta, NY, on July 16, 2015. Please send your comments about the environment to: Paul Friedman at (202) 502-8059 or firstname.lastname@example.org