Tell the USFS to Protect the Salmon Creek and the Branch Watersheds!
The Salmon West Project, located in the southern part of the Allegheny National Forest (ANF) proposes actions including over 2,140 acres of serial clear-cuts, over 10 miles of road construction (8 of which is re-construction), 13 acres of stone pit expansion and new pit excavation, over 1,753 acres of herbicide application, 1,431 acres of fencing, over 526 acres of prescribed burning, as well as other “treatments.” This project is part of an ANF projects total since November 2009 of over 20,000 acres of serial clear-cuts, and over 10,000 acres of herbicide application.....Read More and Take Action!
Drilling For Answers: The Marcellus Shale Debate
On March 31, 2011 Chris Moore hosted a WQED TV panel discussion, Drilling For Answers: The Marcellus Shale Debate. The panelists included, Bill Belitskus, Board President of Allegheny Defense Project (ADP), Stephanie Simmons, Risk Assessment Specialist, formerly with the Sierra Club; Kathryn Klaber, President & Executive Director, Marcellus Shale Coalition; and Jon Laughner Co-Director, Penn State Cooperative Extension's Marcellus Education Team...Watch It!
GASLAND AT Jamestown Community College (JCC)
Date: April 14 (see link below for additional dates and venues)
Location: COCE Student Union, JCC
Description: The League of Women Voters Buffalo/Niagara and UB Green are cosponsoring five community screenings of Gasland (2010) in March and April. All screenings are free and open to the public. Jamestown Community College will host a screening of Gasland followed by a panel discussion, including Albert Brown and Sarah Buckley of FrackAction; Roger Willis of Universal Well Services; and Cathy Pedler, Allegheny Defense Project-Forest Watch Coordinator....Read More