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Supporting Standing Rock’s Water Protectors: Water is Sacred, Water is Life

February 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

Three incredible individuals, representing various groups with environmental concerns as part of their activism, show their shared concerns with the Standing Rock activists/water protectors of North Dakota. Watch and listen as they take you on their separate journeys, one at Standing Rock, another at the Native American Ramapough Lenape camp in Mahwah Township, New Jersey, while the last recounts his civil disobedience and arrest at TD Bank in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, for  “sitting” in support of the Standing Rock demonstrators of North Dakota.  He also explains the civil [...]

President Obama: Step Up For Climate Justice

December 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

President Obama: Step up for climate justice—before the climate denier takes office! www.climate@stopcorporateabuse.org The Corporate Accountability International Petition and Action Kit Organizational Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/GCForgletter Individual Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/resource/president-obama-step-climate-justice Catherine Skopic, Interfaith Moral Action on Climate;  Nancy Lorence, Metro NY Catholic Climate Movement and Joel Kupferman from NY Law and Environmental Justice Project, ask you to join them in signing the following petition  and passing this [...]

Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-November, 6, 2016

December 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  This is the 3rd. Video Summation of the monthly meeting of the Stony Point Convergence dated November 6, 2016.  Marilyn Elie, the Host/Co-Producer of Environmental News and Notes, is the moderator and is joined by Sally Gellert of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition and Susan Leifer of the Sierra Club.  The Order of Topics covered in this summary is: -Cuomo’s Nuclear Tax Subsidy -Article 78 Legal Action Thoughts -Energy Efficiency -Off Shore Wind Power/ Energy -Upcoming Fukushima Day Program on Saturday, March 11, 2017 -WESPAC panel on Coalition Building -Decommissioning and [...]

Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-October 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Continuing last month’s videoing following their monthly meeting, the Convergence at Stony Point, an Indian Point anti-nuclear activist gathering, again videoed a summary of their event in the hopes of reaching a wider audience of activists and other concerned and interested people. Marilyn Elie, a member of Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition, a participant of the Convergence, has volunteered to write and do the video report, which she is calling, “Environmental News and Notes”, and which she plans to air on public access TV in Indian Point’s local distribution area, [...]

The Convergence Meeting’s Summary/Minutes of Sunday, September 11, 2016

September 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

  A coalition of anti-nuclear and anti-Indian Point groups and individuals have been meeting over the years to discuss their plans and actions, mostly meeting at the Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York.  After their meeting of September 11, 2016, some of them decided to make a trial video of that talk as a sort of summary or minutes.  They are hoping that this will enhance their activities.  The Environment TV is happy to assist in this endeavor. Table of Contents: -What is a Just Transition?……(00:39 to 2:13:19) -Not Needing Indian Point’s Energy [...]

Indian Point (The Film)-Director’s TalkBack: Rhinebeck, NY

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  https://youtu.be/FN9ZQ1uxTe4 This is our second opportunity to produce and document a video during a “TalkBack” after a screening of the award winning film,”Indian Point”, directed by Ivy Meeropol.  This particular screening was a special showing organized as a benefit for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater by Manna Jo Greene, the Environmental Director of the organization, who moderated and participated in the “TalkBack”. Ivy Meeropol, the director of the film led the discussion in which Roger Witherspoon, an environmental journalist, and Marilyn Elie, a local activist with [...]

(Channel 12 Air And Water Advertisement High Definition (HD) for Westchester County, NY and parts of Putnam County)

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

(This is a High Definition (HD) video version (1080);  For those viewers who do not have High Definition capability to view this, see below link to the Standard Definition (SD) version)     ETV is proud to publish their first environmental advertisement, which was made in association with the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC) and will be shown during the month of September, 2016, throughout Westchester County, NY, and parts of Putnam County, NY, about 80 times throughout the day, evening and night. The substance of the ad begins to show how Entergy’s Indian Point [...]

Air and Water Advertisement for Westchester/Putnam Counties, NYS (Standard Definition)

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

(This is a Standard Definition (SD) Video version (480) for those viewers who do not have High Definition capability to view this) ETV is proud to publish their first environmental advertisement, which was made in association with the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC) and will be shown during the month of September, 2016, throughout Westchester County, NY, and parts of Putnam County, NY, about 80 times throughout the day, evening and night. The substance of the ad begins to show how Entergy’s Indian Point Nuclear  Power Plant is affecting the air and water and how we don’t need [...]

Groups Unite Against Gas and Nuclear Power in Clean Energy Standards Proposals

June 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

On June 16, 2016, a group of concerned citizens representing grassroots organizations came together to express their concerns and raise questions with the Public Service Commission on the role of gas and nuclear power in the Clean Energy Standards. Calling nuclear power clean and carbon free, as is done in the CES is simply not true. Mislabeling it in the CES provokes deep distrust of the process and calls into question both the methodology and integrity of the Commission.   If we are to move towards a truly green energy policy coal, oil, gas and uranium must be left in the ground.  Tier 3 [...]

When Nuclear Plants Close: Challenges for U.S. Reactor Decommissioning-Panel 2

June 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Continuing the event, ”When Nuclear Plants Close: Challenges for U.S. Reactor Decommissioning”, this is Panel 2. What happens when a Nuclear Power Plant is SHUT DOWN??? Does it simply VANISH??? The New York Society For Ethical Culture, the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Jack and Belle Alpern Foundation bring together multiple people and discipines to probe that very much sought after DECOMMISSIONING event. By bringing together grassroots activists, regulators, scientists and advocacy lawyers in a Q & A setting at Manhattan’s New [...]