An anti-fracking rally. - PHOTO BY MATT DETURCK

Before there was such a thing as the environmental movement, Mohandas Gandhi warned of the dangers of industrialization and espoused living in balance with the earth.

Fittingly, the Rochester-based institute that bears his name is stepping into the fracking debate. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 21, the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence will hold an event to raise awareness of hydraulic fracturing and to inspire people to take a stand against it. The event, which is co-sponsored by the Rochester group of the Sierra Club, is at Cobbs Hill Park.

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