Dear Friends, Coalition Leaders, Landowners, and Natural Gas
It is hard to believe that is has been just over five years since a
de facto moratorium was imposed on natural gas development in NY,
taking landowner's rights and value in the process! But it has been
that long! Even more unbelievable, we've been waiting two and a
half years for Governor Cuomo to deal with the issue in a timely,
responsible manner as the leaders of other states (notably Ohio and
To mark this unfortunate occasion the JLCNY held a press conference
Wednesday in downtown Binghamton. Please read the attached
announcement and time line of events to learn more about
We're glad to say that the conference received a great deal of
positive press coverage and publicity. To see one example please
follow the link below.
At that website, please select the two links "JLCNY Moratorium
Anniversary 07-23-13" and "Fracking Moratorium Anniversary" to view
videos of the event. I'm sure you'll enjoy watching these, but
please do so as soon as possible in case the articles are not
maintained for long.
When you watch the videos, you'll notice the great enthusiasm and
participation of landowners. We had about 180 people at the event!
Some late arrivals had to stand to hear the speakers!!
A great big thank you goes out to all who attended and to those who