Two prominent scientists to debate hydrofracking

"The effects of this industry would be profound and far reaching," said Jim Weiss, one of the debate's organizers. "This debate is a unique and valuable opportunity for all citizens of Central New York - be they government officials, business owners, landowners, students -anyone interested in the economic and environmental future of our region - to gain a deeper understanding of shale gas extraction by hydraulic fracturing."

Citizens Groups:

Binghamton U: NYPIRG, Student Environmental Awareness Club

Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy

Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Concerned Citizens of Tioga County

Damascus Citizens for Sustainability (DamascusCitizens.org)

DRAC (Dryden Resource Awareness Coalition)


Iroquois Group of the Sierra Club

League of Women Voters of Steuben County

NOON (Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation)

NYRAD (New York Residents against Drilling)

NYSESS (New Yorkers for Sustainable Energy Solutions Statewide)

Otisco Lake Preservation Association

PHE (People for a Healthy Environment, Inc.)

ROUSE (Residents Opposing Unsafe Shale Gas Extraction)

Shaleshock Action Alliance

Shaleshock CNY

Sierra Club Finger Lakes Region

United for Action

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