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Donate to Stop the Bailout

September 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

    This video explains why New Yorkers should come together to fight the bailout for nuclear reactors that is happening in NYS right now and has been going on for the last year or so on a path to the tune of $7.6 billion dollars over 12 years. NYS energy ratepayers, that’s nearly every household throughout NYS, is subsidizing these nuclear energy corporations on their monthly bill and will continue to do so for 11 more years unless they are stopped.  This video represents one of the environmental groups that has launched a legal action to stop it and this is their outreach to [...]

Nancy Vann: Progressive Politician

November 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

      In this video, we highligh the position of one of our own environmental activists, who has taken on the responsibility of running for elective office as a  progressive Democrat on issues important to the people of Westchester:  This is Nancy Vann. Nancy Vann, lawyer and President of SenRG (Safe Energy Rights Group), and now a candidate for County Legislator in Westchester County, is a thoughtful environmentalist who is an expert on the issue of climate change. Nancy is concerned about the lack of money devoted to the upkeep of our beautiful parks and shared spaces, [...]

Nuclear Convergence: The Reality of Closing Indian Point

April 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

  This month’s main topic concerns the reality or problems that must be thought of during the closing of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant over the next 60 to 240,000 years.  Yes, that’s right, 240,000 years of harmful radioactive decay and emissions. Marilyn Elie of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC), Susan Leifer of The Sierra Club and Jeanne Shaw, also of IPSEC, walk us through some of the things to prepare and watch out for during this trying, long and very costly process of plant closure. Besides the above concerns, there’s the workers, the [...]

(Channel 12 Air And Water Advertisement High Definition (HD) for Westchester County, NY and parts of Putnam County)

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

(This is a High Definition (HD) video version (1080);  For those viewers who do not have High Definition capability to view this, see below link to the Standard Definition (SD) version)     ETV is proud to publish their first environmental advertisement, which was made in association with the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC) and will be shown during the month of September, 2016, throughout Westchester County, NY, and parts of Putnam County, NY, about 80 times throughout the day, evening and night. The substance of the ad begins to show how Entergy’s Indian Point [...]

Air and Water Advertisement for Westchester/Putnam Counties, NYS (Standard Definition)

September 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

(This is a Standard Definition (SD) Video version (480) for those viewers who do not have High Definition capability to view this) ETV is proud to publish their first environmental advertisement, which was made in association with the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC) and will be shown during the month of September, 2016, throughout Westchester County, NY, and parts of Putnam County, NY, about 80 times throughout the day, evening and night. The substance of the ad begins to show how Entergy’s Indian Point Nuclear  Power Plant is affecting the air and water and how we don’t need [...]

Groups Unite Against Gas and Nuclear Power in Clean Energy Standards Proposals

June 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

On June 16, 2016, a group of concerned citizens representing grassroots organizations came together to express their concerns and raise questions with the Public Service Commission on the role of gas and nuclear power in the Clean Energy Standards. Calling nuclear power clean and carbon free, as is done in the CES is simply not true. Mislabeling it in the CES provokes deep distrust of the process and calls into question both the methodology and integrity of the Commission.   If we are to move towards a truly green energy policy coal, oil, gas and uranium must be left in the ground.  Tier 3 [...]

ETV Alert: Clean Energy Standard-Notes & Deadline

May 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

  ETV Alert: Clean Energy Standard-Notes & Deadline For those of you who may not have filed your testimony/opinion concerning Gov. Cuomo’s Clean Energy Standard proposal and want to know more about it, well, here’s a slide show and a few opinions that may help you out. Below is a table of contents, which includes the title of every slide, to help you along.  The slides are shown at two speeds so that you can easily stop wherever you want to read, and/or copy at your leisure. Table of Contents: Part-1  Marilyn Elie Video Part-2   Slide Show in Two Speed Versions Part-3 [...]

ETV Alert: May 17 New Nuclear Clean Energy Standard Comments & Hearing Albany, NY

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

URGENT! Tuesday, May 17, Albany.  6 PM Information Sesson. 7 PM Public Statements. Albany Law School; East Wing School, Room E211, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Tell the Governor and the Public Service Commission that a subsidy for failing nuclear reactors is a bad idea. Attend a PSC hearing on May 17 in Albany and you will be in good company! Comment NOW at http://www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/nukes-are-not-clean.  For more information visit www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/sites/default/files/CES_Summary_Memo_0.pdf The Purpose and call for these actions is to respond to NYS [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews For April 8, 2016

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

List of Topics, a reported by Edie Kantrowitz, Marilyn Elie, Sally Gellert and Charlie Olson, along with the Music of Harve Kaye and Margo Schepart. 1-Edie Kantrowitz, President of NYC Friends of Clearwater, talks about their upcoming concert:  “All Hands On Deck”, while Harve Kaye plays guitar…….(1:10 – 6:27) 2-Ads for upcoming events:  Sierra Club:  “What’s in Your Drinking Water?” and the  “Just Transition-Energy Sector” Event by the Shut Down Indian Point Now environmental group….(6:29 – 6:55) 3-Marilyn Elie’s Q & A excerpts [...]