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Landmark Auburn, NY Gas Extraction Wastewater Dumping Ban Victory/Help Ian Urbina Beef Up His Twitter following


I am thrilled to be able to report a landmark victory in Auburn, NY with important nationwide implications for shale fracking. After a bruising three-year battle, a local citizen campaign strongly assisted by our efforts succeeded in preserving an unprecedented ban on gas extraction wastewater dumping at their local municipal treatment plant.

Cuomo Reelection Campaign Kicks Into High Gear/Sprint to the Finish


I trust that you are enjoying another lovely New York springtime without shale fracking.

I have not been in contact for a while. Thanks to all the Fractivists who inquired about my health and well-being during the lull. I am grateful for your concern.

Fear not. All is well. Much has been going on behind the scenes in preparation for the months ahead.

I write today because Andrew Cuomo recently accepted his Democratic Party's gubernatorial nomination. As a result, his reelection campaign has kicked into high gear.

Epic State of the State Rally Thronged by 2,000+ Fractivists/Thanks So Much/Keep Slugging


I want to thank each and every individual, group and institution that made our 2014 State of the State Rally a stupendous success. The event was thronged by more than 2,000 Fractivists who made their overwhelming presence known to everyone attending Governor Cuomo's address. The result was epic pandemonium.

Vote With Your Feet This Wednesday/Attend State of the State on January 8th in Albany/Illuminating WNBF Interview

Happy New Year. Check out my WNBF interview about Wednesday's State of the State Rally:

If you would like to contribute financial support to this campaign, please call 800 2 TOXICS (800 286 9427). Thank you for your consideration.

Learn more about this campaign at:

Come One, Come All to Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address on January 8th in Albany

If you would like to contribute financial support to continue this campaign effort, please call 800 2 TOXICS (800 286 9427). Thank you for your consideration.


It is hard to believe, but we keep creeping closer and closer to yet another year without Marcellus Shale Fracking in New York.

"good tidings of great joy"/Keep cranking up the heat/Thanks for supporting this campaign


I write to wish you the happiest of holidays. After four years of grueling hard work, I am thrilled to bring you "good tidings of great joy" regarding our shale fracking efforts. This one is truly a whopper.

Since November 27, 2012, more than 10,000 activists have besieged Governor Cuomo and members of the Shale Fracking Advisory Panel with super-focused coalition letters, personal emails and phone calls to:

a) put on-hold the secret Department of Health shale fracking "review" conducted without any public participation and

Counting Our Blessings/Forging Ahead to Meet Our Biggest Challenge Yet


I trust that you have been very well since I last communicated. Before I lay out plans for conducting the next phase of our campaign to safeguard New York from shale fracking harm, I want to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving as well as a Happy Anniversary.

We all have so much to be grateful for. It is mind-boggling to contemplate how far this campaign has come. Thank you so much for all your hard work.

Governor Cuomo Reportedly Believes His Administration is Doing a "Good Job" on DOH Review/Your Eloquent Missives to the Contrary/Important New Sign-On Letter

URGENT: Please Become a Signatory to a Critically Important New Coalition Letter:


Please sign a new coalition letter. This is really important. This is a biggie.

It has been another incredibly tumultuous week in our campaign to safeguard New York from Marcellus Shale fracking hazards.

Fruits of Amazing and Unrelenting Hard Work/New York's Shale Fracking Moratorium Enters Sixth Year/Unprecedented Shale Fracking Opposition Documented in New Siena Poll

Use this Quick Action Guide to crank up the heat on Governor Cuomo and the members of the Fracking Advisory Panel to halt the fatally flawed, secret DOH Review:


I write to thank you all so much for your amazing, unrelenting hard work to make sure that Governor Cuomo could not green-light Marcellus Shale fracking during the dog days of August.

Thank You for a Magnificent Fractivist Rally In Binghamton

Use this Quick Action Guide:


Thank you all so much for making Friday's Rally in Binghamton a truly magnificent red letter day in the history of environmental activism. Wow, what a whopper. It just took my breath away.

Tomorrow is the Big Day/See You in Binghamton


Tomorrow will be an epic day in the history of shale fracking activism.  I am envisioning a horde of fractivists streaming to the Rally Site early on a summer's morn.  I look forward to seeing you at the gig.