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Sampling Sparkill Creek: Riverkeeper Water Quality Program

August 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Citizen scientists have expanded Riverkeeper’s water quality sampling program, from New York City to Albany. Their work on local streams adds to the Hudson River water quality testing performed from Riverkeeper’s patrol boat. Laurie Seeman of Strawtown Art & Garden Studio, Rockland County, N.Y., explains how the program sparked the formation of the Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance. See the sampling data: [...]

Clean Water Baby Wants to Swim

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Introducing the Clean Water Baby. He wants to swim. But we still have a long way to go to clean up the Hudson River. A generation ago, the Clean Water Act set the goal of giving us water clean enough to swim in. We know what it will take to achieve this goal: Investments in clean water infrastructure and law enforcement. But don’t take our word for it. Hear it from the Clean Water Baby. Learn more: http://www.riverkeeper.org/cleanwater.. . Take action: [...]

Justice for the Mountains

November 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Hundreds of students converge in West Virginia for their Spring Break to witness extreme energy extraction first hand and how it destroys the local communities. Learn about the dirty and dangerous life-cycles of coal, natural gas, and nuclear energy. Stand in solidarity with the communities in Virginia, West Virginia, SW Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee facing the ongoing destruction of mountaintop removal coal mining, hydraulic fracturing, and nuclear [...]

EQAT Investigates PNC Bank

October 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

  On September 20, 2014, Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) held a mock investigation at two branches of PNC Bank in midtown Manhattan, to determine the bank’s complicity in climate disruption.   http://eqat.org A short version: A video by Peter Eliscu © 2014 The Peter Eliscu Archives. All Rights [...]

Little Blue – A Broken Promise

October 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

A small community was promised a recreational dream. Instead they got a toxic nightmare. Watch their battle against coal ash, a toxic waste that is polluting hundreds of similar communities across America. You can take action and tell the EPA to regulate this waste by clicking here –http://earthjustice.org/coalash The owner of the CoalAsh impoundment: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/content/fecorp/corporate/contact_us.html Twitter: @firstenergycorp   Other Related Articles: http://www.post-gazette.com/news/environment/2014/04/04/Coal-ash-site-to-close-sooner/stories/201404040080 [...]

Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped!

September 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped!. via Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped!. lobsterboatblockade.org From vimeo.com/matecorazon   Press Release: All Criminal Charges Dropped! Posted on September 8, 2014 by summerheatbraytonpoint FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2014 Contact: Emily Kirkland, Communications Coordinator for Better Future Project, 646 623 5271, emily@betterfutureproject.org FALL RIVER, MA — In a major — and unexpected — victory for the climate movement, the criminal charges against two men who used a lobster boat to block a massive coal [...]

ETV WeeklyNews: August 11, 2014

August 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Duke Energy stop acting like Toddlers and Clean up Your Mess

August 19, 2014 // 3 Comments

THE ENVIRONMENT TV WEEKLYNEWS August 11, 2014 Journalist: New York City John P. Duffy, Jr. ********** Charlotte Environmental Action Group “Duke Energy stop acting like Toddlers and Clean up Your Mess” Thanks to Antoine James of Charlotte Environmental Action – CEA Some Source Materials: 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: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQfNP-t7ppHXLQ0zFCaDp-A/feed Catawba Riverkeeper: [...]