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ETV WeeklyNews: August 18, 2014

THE ENVIRONMENT TV

WEEKLYNEWS

August 18, 2014
Reporters:
New York City

John P. Duffy, Jr., Ken Gale
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Brooklyn, NY and Wurtzburg, NY

Charlie Olson
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SPECIAL THANKS TO: PETER ELISCU for use of his video footage and his coverage of events in New Jersey

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.

-Sundays, every other week (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.
-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 ling_tsou@yahoo.com. 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.
Ippolito play.
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.

-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.
hearings@council.nyc.ny.us
-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

-!!!!!!!!!!!!!TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 IS PRIMARY DAY FOR ELECTIONS OF CANDIDATES FOR NYS GOVERNOR. YOUR CHOICE TO VOTE OR NOT!!!!!!!

-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

-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 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:

John P. Duffy, Jr.

Original Video by Peter Eliscu

Charlie Olson

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

Catskill Citizens For Safe Energy:
http://www.catskillcitizensforsafeenergy.org

Zephye Teachout’s Web Site
http://www.teachoutwu.com

ETV staff credits

Videographers………………John P. Duffy, Jr.
………………Charlie Olson

Still Photos………………John P. Duffy, Jr.

Graphics and Special Effects……John P. Duffy, Jr.

Editing………John P. Duffy, Jr.
Assistant Editing………Charlie Olson

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 Examiner.com.

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