Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Rally to Ban Fracking at Gov. Cuomo’s 'NY State Fair' Appearance

What: Rally to Ban Fracking and Protect NY Farms, Agriculture and Tourism with a swift transition to Renewable Energy- Outside Governor Cuomo’s Appearance on “Governor’s Day” at The Great New York State Fair!

Carpool Information

When: Thursday, August 21st

Leaving Buffalo from the Burchfield Penney Art Center at 8:15am

Leaving Rochester from the Village Gate Square at 9:45am

Sign up for the Buffalo/Rochester Carpool and find more info on departure and arrival times here

**Contact Rita Yelda at ryelda@fwwatch.org for more info on the Western NY carpool.

Rally: 11AM to 3PM, including  Press Conference and Speakers/Performers, with songs by Joe Driscoll and Colleen Kattau at 12:30PM
Where: New York State Fairgrounds, Outside the Main Gate, 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, NY

Bring: Comfortable shoes, a rain poncho and/or umbrella. Bring signs celebrating food, wine, beer, farming, tourism and water. Bring money if you would like to enjoy the fair before departure.

Sign up for Carpools from Buffalo and Rochester Here
Co-sponsored by New Yorkers Against Fracking, Frack Action, Food & Water Watch, Catskill Mountainkeeper, NOFA NY, NYPIRG, Citizen Action NY, Sierra Club- Atlantic Chapter, Environmental Advocates, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, MoveOn.org, R-CAUSE, WNY Drilling Defense, Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, Shaleshock CNY, GDACC, the Syracuse Peace Council, the Alliance for a Green Economy, PAUSE and more! 
We encourage everyone to also enjoy and support the NY State Fair while we’re there. It’s a wonderful event with many great vendors from across the state.  

Contact me at renee@frackaction.com for general inquiries. 
Thank you and see you at The Fair!

Renee Vogelsang


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