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ETV WeeklyNews: August 11, 2014

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ETV WeeklyNews: August 11, 2014
-Journalists: John P. Duffy, Jr., Charlie Olson and Ken Gale
-Introduction………………….(00:04 – 00:45)
-Order Of Topics…………….(00:47 – 00:58)
-Duke Energy: Stop Acting Like Toddlers And Clean Up Your Mess………..(00:59 – 09:34)
-People’s Climate March Discussion: Ken Gale of Eco-Logic (99.5 FM WBAI) and Natalie Mc Clellan………(09:35 – 12:18)
-Food And Water Watch’s Two Campaigns:…….(12:19 – 23:22)
-Community Supported Agriculture and…..(12:19 – 17:21)
-The Fracking Reality Tour………..(17:23 – 23:22)
-Upcoming Events………….(23:49 – 25:14)
-Some Sources………………(25:15 – 25:30)
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August 11, 2014

New York City

John P. Duffy Jr.

New York City

Ken Gale

Staten Island

Charlie Olson

Thanks to Antoine James of
Charlotte Environmental Action – CEA



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

-Anytime environmental links to new video shows.

-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: 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 23, 2014 – Outreach at Blues BBQ Festival at Hudson River Park
When: Saturday 8/23/14 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Pier 84 at 12th Avenue and West 44th Street at Hell’s Kitchen
At the Blues BBQ Festival we think it is a good opportunity for us to do outreach and hand out flyers and distribute information about fracking, the need for renewable energy and the People’s Climate March. We will also ask people to sign petitions. If you can come and join us, please RSVP to Ling at If you can come, please RSVP so we will know how many flyers and other literature to bring and please bring at least one clipboard with you. We very much appreciate it.
Tuesday August 26, 2014 – United for Action Core Team Meeting
When: Tuesday 8/26/14 at 6:45 pm
Where: The Nation, 33 Irving Place, New York, NY 10003 (near 15th Street), 8th Floor Conference Room, New York City
We hope to see many of you at the meeting. We very much appreciate your participation and your input. For those of you who have taken UFA petition forms, please bring any sheets of signatures you’ve gathered to the meeting and give them to us. We are collecting all signed petitions for a petition delivery in the fall.

-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.

Saturday August 30, 2014 – Tabling at Tucker Square Greenmarket
When: Saturday 8/30/14 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Corner of West 66th Street and Columbus Avenue
Please come and join us in talking to people about the dangers of fracking and climate change, the need to transition to renewables and distribute information about People’s Climate March. If you are able to come, please RSVP to Ling at If you can come, please RSVP so we will know how many flyers and other literature to bring and please remember to bring one or two clipboards when you come, we would appreciate that. After tabling, please join us for a picnic at Central Park and listen to the Guitar Man David Ippolito play.

-The Energy company known as “Spectra” has submitted its AIM Draft EIS which was released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission at 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: for each of the series if you miss the slotted time schedule.

-Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, City Hall, New York, NY
RE: Res. No. 356 – Resolution recognizing the dangers of climate change to human health and the environment and endorsing the People’s Climate March NYC scheduled to precede the United Nations Summit on Climate Change that will take place on September 23, 2014, in New York City, which is “aimed at catalyzing action by governments, business, finance, industry, and civil society in areas for new commitments and substantial, scalable and replicable contributions to the Summit that will help the world shift toward a low-carbon economy.”
Oversight: The September People’s Climate March and the United Nations Climate Summit: Can Unity between People and Policymakers promote global agreement on Climate Change in 2015?
If you plan to participate, it would be greatly appreciated if you could bring twenty (20) copies double-sided of your written testimony to the hearing.
-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;


-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:

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

-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

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

-Saturday, October 11- Sunday, October 12, 10 AM and gates close after dark.
Mountainkeeper Presents the Taste of the Catskills Festival
at Maple Shade Farm, Delhi, NY
Columbus Day Weekend

-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
Food And Water Watch:
Eric Weltman
John P. Duffy Jr.

Thanks to Herb White for permission to use his video footage of the protest at Duke Energy.
Herb White’s footage can be found at:

Catawba Riverkeeper:


About Duffernutter (277 Articles)
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

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