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MEDIA ADVISORY

For immediate release:
Monday, August 22, 2011
For more information contact:
Adrienne Esposito, Executive Director, 631-384-1378 (mobile), aesposito@citizenscampaign.org

CCE TO TESTIFY AT NEW YORK’S FIRST SENATE HEARING ON HYDRO-FRACKING

Katonah, NY – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is hosting the first NYS Senate hearing on hydro-fracking. Senator Ball’s hearing called “Get the Facts on Fracking” is designed to build awareness about hydro-fracking and solicit testimony from experts to determine public policies needed to protect the health and welfare of the public and our environment.

CCE’s Executive Director will be testifying at Senator Ball’s hearing. CCE is an 80,000 member non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization that works to empower communities and advocate solutions that protect public health and the environment.

Who: NYS Senator Greg Ball;  Josh Fox, Director of GASLAND; NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins; Dr. Jannette Barth, Economist; NYS Senator Eric Adams; Adrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign for the Environment; NYS Senator Tom Duane; Robert Moore, Environmental Advocates; Senator Liz Krueger;  Dr. Larysa Dyrszka, Pediatrician; NYS Senator Malcolm Smith; Paul Gallay, Riverkeeper; James Northrup, Oil & Gas Industry Expert; Others

What: Hydrofracking Hearing

When: August 23, 2011
             9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Where: Katonah Village Library, The Garden Room
              26 Bedford Road
              Katonah, N.Y. 10536
 

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Citizens Campaign for the Environment (CCE) empowers communities and advocates solutions for our shared environment and public health and is supported by over 80,000 members throughout New York State and Connecticut. www.citizenscampaign.org

updated by bsmith  8/22/11