About Fossil Free Tompkins

Fossil Free Tompkins works to organize and amplify Tompkins County’s collective voice against fossil-fuel dependence -- taking action at the local and state level to stop buildout of fracking and fossil-fuel infrastructure and to support the development of a just, local, sustainable energy economy. 

New Yorkers Celebrate a Big Win:
New Yorkers Celebrate a Big Win:

In Nov 2014 Governor Cuomo announced that there would be no fracking in New York State. The decision was finalized in June 2015.

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Once the threat of fracking seemed no longer imminent, anti-fracking activists Irene Weiser and Jane Whiting set their sights on another concern - the fossil fuel dinosaur in their own backyard: the Cayuga Power Plant

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New Yorkers Celebrate a Big Win:
New Yorkers Celebrate a Big Win:

In Nov 2014 Governor Cuomo announced that there would be no fracking in New York State. The decision was finalized in June 2015.

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