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EMISSIONS: IMAGES FROM THE MIXING LAYER–A Panel Discussion

March 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

EMISSIONS: IMAGES FROM THE MIXING LAYER–A Panel Discussion In the fall of 2013, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art presented a two-part program based on the results of a 2012 scientific study on the leakage of methane gas from the aging gas pipeline infrastructure in Manhattan. That study was conducted by Gas Safety, Inc. under the auspices of Damascus Citizens for Sustainability. The two-part presentation was entitled “Emissions: Images From The Mixing Layer.” The first part consisted of an art exhibition by the same name, held at Cooper Union from [...]

Samara Swanston: A Talk On Renewable Energy in NYC

December 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Samara Swanston: A Talk On Renewable Energy in NYC On November 1, 2013, Samara Swanston, Legislative Counsel to The Environmental Protection Committee of the New York City Council, gave a talk representing her views only and not those of “any governmental entity” to The Environment TV. It was recorded at The Cooper Union, where an exhibition was being held entitled “Emissions: Images from the Mixing Layer.” That exhibition and an accompanying panel discussion dealt with the  evidence that Manhattan is enveloped in a cloud of methane resulting from numerous leaks in [...]

EMISSIONS: Images From The Mixing Layer (art exhibition)

October 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

EMISSIONS: Images From The Mixing Layer (art exhibition) This exhibition at The Cooper Union, NYC, runs until November 8, 2013. It is based on a scientific study initiated by the curators and carried out by Gas Safety Inc. under the auspices of Damascus Citizens for Sustainability. The study consisted in measuring the fugitive gas emissions–gas pipeline leaks–from 160 miles of roadways in Manhattan in 2012. The findings from that study presented in a graphic form show that the island is enveloped in a cloud of methane. A panel discussion will be held on Wednesday, October 30,2013 [...]

Lung Cancer & New York City Kitchens: Linda Rosenthal

May 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Honorable Linda Rosenthal is a New York State Assemblywoman from Manhattan, NYC. She is the originator and co-sponsor of the Radon Bill introduced into the NYS Assembly this year. She is co-sponsoring the bill with NYS Senator Diane Savino. This is part six in a series of [...]

Lung Cancer & New York City Kitchens: Jill Greenberg MPH

May 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Jill Greenberg is a public health professional and program manager who specializes in urban environmental health issues, environmental restoration and brownfields economic redevelopment. She has acted as a technical consultant to numerous elected and administrative government officials, in projects involving every aspect of environmental and occupational health. She has extensive experience researching the exposure and toxicity of chemical substances. This is part 5 of 7 videos in this [...]

Lung Cancer & New York City Kitchens: Sheila Bushkin-Bedient MD, MPH

May 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sheila Bushkin-Bedient, MD, MPH received her medical degree from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara in 1980, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in June 1982 and her Masters of Public Health from the SUNY Albany School of Public Health. She has been an active member of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) for 15 years, where she has served on many committees concerned with public health education and advocacy. She has authored and co-authored research studies in professional journals and lectured on a wide range of topics on environmental health issues such as exposure to [...]