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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v11n50 (12/13/2012) » Section: Week in Review

Anti-Frackers, Start Your Engines: New Public Comment Period Underway

A new, abbreviated public comment period on the draft regulations for high-volume horizontal fracturing (HVHF) in New York State began on Wednesday, December 12. The current rules in the draft from the Department of Environmental Conservation are so lacking in environmental safeguards that it’s difficult to know where to begin criticizing them, but here are a few key points…

Antoine Thompson? Really?

We’ve got 37,900 unemployed residents and this obvious patronage hire is the best Byron Brown can do to help them?

Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital Auction

Ever wanted to own your very own microtome cryostat machine, complete with genuine biohazard decal?

Teachable Moment: J. Edgar Hoover Film at Burning Books, Wednesday, December 19

Fascinated by the recent arrest of a Buffalo office FBI agent for public lewdness on the New York State Thruway? Interested in learning more about the culture of the agency that continues to monitor such subversive activities as writing letters to the editor?

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