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About Charlie Olson (89 Articles)
Co-Founder of The Co-Founder of Environmental News and Views, Channel 74 Westchester Co-Producer of The Environment TV, Manhattan Neighborhood Network Member of The Collective, WBAI 99.5 FM radio Assistant to producer, Environmental Issues, Staten Island Community TV

ETV WeeklyNews February 19, 2016

February 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Week’s Topics, as reported by, Ken Gale from New York. This Week’s Topics: 1-Eminent Domain and Pipelines: Does Kentucky’s Favorable Decision Effect NY……(0:31 to 3:12) 2-Jet Planes: Their Types of Pollution…..(3:13 to 6:12) 3-Energy Town Hall….(6:14 to [...]

Resisting the Constitution Pipeline: A Family’s Fight to Protect Their Land

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Catherine and Megan Holleran, the owners of this land, along with Alex Lotorto, from Energy Justice Network, who is assisting the family, explain their fight against Eminent Domain usage by the Constitution Pipeline, the courts and the state of Pennsylvania. Their property is in New Milford Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania and is “on” the pathway of the 124 mile route between Montrose, Pa. and Albany, NY, of this pipeline. They have not given their permission to the Constitution Pipeline for the use of their land for this purpose and are being forced to allow it to [...]

ETV WeeklyNews February 12, 2016

February 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ken Gale reporting on this week’s topics from New York This Week’s Topics: 1-Indian Point- 65,000 Times More Radiation Than Normal At Indian Point’s Recent Water Leak………(00:36 to 2:38) For More Info: 2-The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Not A Done Deal Yet….. (2:40 to 5:34) For More Info: [...]

There is a Solution

January 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hear Ryan, 10 years old, Matthew, 9 years old, Megan, 13 years old, talk and show us about plastic products’ harm to our environment and their actions to solve this problem.  Their contact info: and [...]

803 Knickerbocker: Multi-Family Passive House

December 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

803 Knickerbocker:  Multi-Family Passive House Chris Benedict, architect and Henry Gifford, Mechanical Engineer, took their original designs for a 24 unit multi-family, 35,000 square foot building in Brooklyn, NY, @ 805 Knickerbocker and were able to change those designs into a Passive House. This video explains and shows some of their ideas that made 805 Knickerbocker the second Certified Passive House Multi-Family building in the US and was completed in August, 2014. Passive House is based on design principles used to attain a quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency within [...]

TalkingStickTV – Helen Caldicott – Fukushima: Crisis Without End

December 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Although this was released and published awhile ago, we have just reviewed it again as others have been talking about its relevance to today and we agree with them.  We hope that you will find it likewise.  It is sad that things haven’t changed much and that this video is still useful today in other terms besides the historical record.  Let’s hope  and work towards the goal that much more progress is made quickly. Published on Oct 2, 2014 Interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, Editor of “Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear [...]

United for Action’s Christmas Party 2014

December 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Enjoy the good food, cheer and companionship of NYC’s most outstanding Grassroots frontline group of anti-fracking activists. This group’s main activity for the last 4 years has been to hand out literature and talk to the public on street corners and any other place that they can put down a table and spread the words: FRACKING IS HARMFUL TO ALL LIVING AND NON-LIVING THINGS. [...]


September 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Indian Point (Entergy Corp.) Nuclear Myth Busters In a video response to the MYTHs being spread about the nuclear power plant at Indian Plant, NY, by its owner, Entergy Corp., residents and grassroots activist groups are setting the record straight. Taking the actual mailing advertisement recently sent throughout the Tri-State Greater NYC area, they “BUST” each MYTH. NYC does not need Indian Point for its Energy. Not 25%. Not 1%. Indian Point is not safe. Indian Point is an accident waiting to happen due to: its lack of maintenance; frayed wiring; closeness to 2 earthquake faults; [...]