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The Campaign To Stop Shoreham: A Conversation With Joel Kupferman and Lenny Librizzi

July 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

  This video is a part of a series to help us understand environmental law and environmental and social justice. Lenny Librizzi and Joel Kupferman, re-live some of their activism from that time period, the late 70’s and early 80’s, as they challenge the nuclear industry at Shoreham’s nuclear reactor in Long Island, New York. SOME HISTORY: The cost estimate in 1969 for construction of the Shoreham Nuclear Power Station was $217 million and was expected to be completed in 1975.  The construction was completed in 1983 with a final construction cost of $6 billion. Most of the cost [...]

“Making Faces”: The Art of Victoria Bellinger

January 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

  Using diverse parts of the environment for art is one of the ways to express artistic talent. This video is an edited version of Victoria Bellingers’s artist talk, which took place on October 12, 2019, 2-4 pm. The discussion between artist Victoria Bellinger and curator Phyllis Forman includes stories of Victoria’s life and her artistic influences and inspiration. The talk was part of the one woman show titled “Making Faces: The Art of Victoria Bellinger”.  The show includes many ceramic heads and faces as well as recent pen and ink ‘Post-It’ note [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Chuck Nelson, Activist.

October 1, 2013 // 3 Comments

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Chuck Nelson, Activist. CONNECTING MORE OF THE DOTS: Coal, Oil, Natural Gas (Methane) Speaking from Somerset, Boston, in preparation for a rally to shut down the Brayton Point Power Plant, Massachusetts, Chuck Nelson, tells us, in very human ways, about his 29 years as an underground West Virginia COAL MINER and of his activism to end fossil fuels, of his advocacy for sustainable, renewable energy methods and his hopes for stopping the yearly carnage of sickness and death that the continuing usage of coal causes. Hear him talk of the 23,000 deaths/year [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Tony Avella

July 22, 2013 // 3 Comments

A Public Conversation Series: The following is a presentation in a continuing series of public conversations with average individuals, grassroots groups, prominent individuals and prominent groups concerning their thoughts and actions about the environment. A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Tony Avella: Sen. Avella asks the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) to: “Put up or shut up” to “Bring the Moratorium bill to the floor”, to “Bring the bills forward”, and much more. As sponsor and co-sponsor of many environmental bills throughout his [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Diane J. Savino

July 21, 2013 // 4 Comments

A Public Conversation Series: The following is a presentation in a continuing series of public conversations with average individuals, grassroots groups, prominent individuals and prominent groups concerning their thoughts and actions about the environment. A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Diane J. Savino: View a narrative of the Senator’s Radon bill at the conclusion of her discussion on: How the Public’s knowledge and action of energy has changed over the past 10 yrs.; of using the NYS Southern Tier as an experiment/trial with fracking; how an individual can [...]