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ETV WeeklyNews: August 4, 2014

 

ETV WeeklyNews: August 4, 2014

Journalists: Charlie Olson, John P. Duffy, Jr.

-Introduction……….(00:02 – 00:48)

-Order Of Topics…..(00:50 – 00:58)

-Teaming Community Supported Agriculture With Food & Water Watch in Staten Island………(1:00 – 11:54)

Joseph Abernante, Site Coordinator-CSA…….(1:18 – 7:48)

Michael Greenberg-Intern-Food and Water Watch (FWW)…(7:50 – 11:54)

-The People’s Climate March Press Conference…..(11:58 – 13:55)

-Upcoming Events…..(14:00 – 14:55)

-Some Source Materials…..(14:57 – 15:05)

 

THE ENVIRONMENT TV

WEEKLYNEWS

August 4, 2014

Journalists:

NewYork City

John P. Duffy, Jr.

************

Staten Island

Charlie Olson

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

August

-The Energy company known as “Spectra” has submitted its AIM Draft EIS which was released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at http://www.ferc.gov Docket CP14-96. Comments must be made on or before 9/29/14. See 9/29 below

-Anytime environmental links to new video shows.

First episode to: Green Gotham, a 1/2 hour interview show about New Yorkers who are making great green things happen. This episode: an interview with Michelle Andry, Program Coordinator of the Urban Assembly School For Green Careers, a specialty public high school on the Upper West Side with one of its recent graduates, Kendy Francois (bound for Ithaca College next month).

You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9FnqHUGWnDngT8nu1snPFw

Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/100003267

-Sundays, every other week ( 8/17 and 8/31), at 11 AM, THE ENVIRONMENT TV series on MNN1 Cable, Channels (TWC-34), (RNC-82) and (FiOS-33). Or go to: theenvironmenttv.com for each of the series if you miss the slotted time schedule.

March of 9/21/14, along with info about Fracking, Renewables, etc., sponsored by United For Action. Location:

We will meet at 4:45pm at the Gandhi statue in Union Square Park.

-Saturday, August 16, NATIONAL HONEYBEE DAY

-ALSO: Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 11 AM to 1:30 PM, Corner of 9th Avenue and 57th Street sponsored by United For Action. Flyering about the dangers of fracking and climate change, and the need to transition to renewables, etc.

-Wednesday, August 27 at 6 PM in the Dumbo area of Brooklyn at Food and Water Watch headquarters located at 68 Jay Street. It’s “Volunteer Night”—our monthly evening of important updates, exciting volunteer opportunities and delicious snacks!

We’re building a powerful movement to ban fracking, label GMO foods, prevent the misuse of antibiotics in factory farms, and protect New York’s food and water – and we need you to be a part of it! Learn how to get involved with the People’s Climate March, the Global Frackdown, a Fracking Reality Tour, and our summer petition drive. We will also hold a training on writing and publishing effective letters to the editor.

SEPTEMBER 2014

-The Energy company known as “Spectra” has submitted its AIM Draft EIS which was released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at http://www.ferc.gov Docket CP14-96. Comments must be made on or before 9/29/14. See 9/29 below

-Sundays, every other week (9/14), at 11 AM, THE ENVIRONMENT TV series on MNN1 Cable, Channels (TWC-34), (RNC-82) and (FiOS-33). Or go to: theenvironmenttv.com for each of the series if you miss the slotted time schedule.

-Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 8 AM to 6 PM Bus Tour

FRACKING REALITY TOUR to Pennsylvania fracking sites with Food and Water Watch. Departing from and returning to 34th Street and Eight Avenue in Manhattan.

You’ll see the impacts of fracking on communities by visiting sites and talking with people directly affected by this dangerous gas-extraction method.

Learn first-hand why we must keep fracking out of New York!

Co-hosted by Councilmember Donovan Richards, chair of the New York City Council’s Committee on Environmental Protection.

For more information, please contact Lana Guardo at Food & Water Watch: 718-943-8064; lguardo@fwwatch.org

-Friday evening, September 19, at John Jay College for Criminal Justice

A Symposium:

Today’s Fossil Fuels and the Future of Our Children’s Health

Sponsored by

The Mothers Project

in partnership with: Center for Environmental Health and

Sustainability and Environmental Justice

For More Information contact: info@themothersproject.org

—–You can also attend public comment meetings

-Sunday, September 21, People’s Climate March and other rallies, NYC. For more information contact:

convergeforclimate.org

peoplesclimate.org

-Monday, September 29, end day for submitting comments on the energy company, Spectra’s, AIM Draft EIS (Environmental Impact Study).The Commission (FERC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, encourages electronic filing of comments and has expert staff available to assist you at (202) 502-8258 or efiling@ferc.gov.

You can also attend public comment meetings. We encourage interested groups and individuals to attend and present oral comments on the draft EIS. Transcripts of the meetings will be available for review in eLibrary under the project docket number. All meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. and are scheduled as follows:

Monday, 9/8/14

Tuesday, 9/9/14

Wednesday, 910/14

Thursday, 9/11/14

OCTOBER 2014

-Saturday, October 18, in Bristol, Pennsylvania at the headquarters of Delaware Riverkeeper Network. Purpose: To bring together Eastern Seaboard Shale Gas Fighters to fight the infra structure of fracking: compressors, pipelines, LNG stations, government licensing/permitting agencies, etc.

Here’s the right place to RSVP:

Eastern Seaboard Shale Gas Fighters

Some Source Materials:

Charlie Olson

Mid Island Community Supported Agriculture (MICSA)

midislandcsa.org and on facebook under the same name

southshorecsa.org for South Shore area

Food And Water Watch: http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org

Eric Weltman eweltman@fwwatch.org

Michael Greenberg: mgreenberg@fwwlocal.org

John P. Duffy, Jr

convergeforclimate.org

peoplesclimate.org

systemchangenotclimatechange.org

 

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John is a commercial photographer whose passion is to create unique original photography for the community. John is based in Seattle, Washington, where he photographs the work of architects, interior designers, stylists, landscape architects, furniture designers and many other artists. As the Partner of an architect, he has an amazing ability to see and feel the unique qualities of any location. John's photography style is a close-up approach that gives you the feel that you are apart of the interior. With eight years of professional experience enjoying my time as a photographer, videographer and editor I have successfully collaborated with Sage News, The Nation, Climate Desk, Waging Nonviolence, Grist, Popular Resistance, and Examiner.com.

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