***Tuesday, August 23rd 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.***

GASLAND Director Josh Fox to Speak at Senator Ball’s Fracking Hearing

Brewster, N.Y.  – (08/19/11) – Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) is pleased to announce that GASLAND director Josh Fox will be among a group of individuals testifying at next week’s hearing entitled, “Getting the Facts on Fracking.” The hearing will examine the benefits and risks of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “hydrofracking” or “fracking,” in New York State.


Who: NYS Senator Greg Ball

NYS Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins

NYS Senator Eric Adams

NYS Senator Tom Duane

NYS Senator Liz Krueger

NYS Senator Malcolm Smith


Josh Fox, Director of GASLAND

Robert Moore, Environmental Advocates of NY

Dr. Jannette Barth, Economist

Craig and Julie Saunter, Residents of Dimock, PA

Craig Stevens, Resident of Silver Lake Township, PA

Dr. Larysa Dyrszka, Pediatrician

James Northrup, Oil & Gas Industry Expert

Natalie Brant, Resident from Western New York

Adrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign for the Environment

Claire Sandberg, Frack Action

Paul Gallay, Riverkeeper

Katy Dunlap, Trout Unlimited

Bruce Ferguson, Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy


When: Tuesday, August 23, 2011

9:30 AM-12:45 PM

Press Conference at 9:30 AM


Where: Katonah Public Library

26 Bedford Road

Katonah, N.Y. 10536


For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Ali Skinner: (845) 200-9716.


About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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