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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 [...]

Three Anti-Spectra Pipeline Crawlers Found Guilty; “Necessity Defense” Rejected

January 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Videographer Peter Eliscu follows the judge’s verdict of the last three defendants who used non-violent civil disobedience to stop the oil/gas corporation, Spectra, from continuing a part of their pipeline next to the nuclear power plant, Indian Point, in Weschester County, NYS.  Their defense was to use the “necessity defense” as their reasoning for their actions:  we tried everything else and nothing has worked, so this action, this non-violent civil disobedience action, was our next, last and only choice left to us.  Therefore, we are all innocence.   In [...]

President Obama: Step Up For Climate Justice

December 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

President Obama: Step up for climate justice—before the climate denier takes office! www.climate@stopcorporateabuse.org The Corporate Accountability International Petition and Action Kit Organizational Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/GCForgletter Individual Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/resource/president-obama-step-climate-justice Catherine Skopic, Interfaith Moral Action on Climate;  Nancy Lorence, Metro NY Catholic Climate Movement and Joel Kupferman from NY Law and Environmental Justice Project, ask you to join them in signing the following petition  and passing this [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews March 25, 2016

April 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Weeks Topics reported by Ken Gale, Kathy Adams, Marilyn Elie and Charlie Olson 1-Nuclear Proponents Jealous of Renewable Subsidies….Ken Gale…….(1:07 – 3:37) 2-Upcoming Events:  All Hands on Deck:  A Fund Raiser For Pete Seeger’s Legacy & the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Boat….Ken Gale…(3:38 – 6:08) 3-A Lack of Snow in Alaska?!?! What Happens in the Arctic, Doesn’t Stay in the Arctic ……Kathy Adams….(6:09 – 16:42) 4-Upcoming Events:  Safe Energy Summit:  End Nuclear Power Now!….Marilyn [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews March 18, 2016

March 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Week’s Contents, as reported by Ken Gale and Charlie Olson: -Japanese People & Court Help Shut Down Nuclear Plant…Ken Gale (0:59 – 1:57) -Methane Pipeline Vibrations: Harmful or Not?….Ken Gale…..( 1:59 – 5:22) -Upcoming Events: Safe Energy Summit: End Nuclear Power Now….Ken Gale…..(5:23 – 5:45) -An Excerpt From The Indian Point Eleven’s Court House Press Conference of Tuesday 3-8-2016…..(5:47 – 14:16) WITH……Marilyn Elie-Moderator Marty Stolar-National Lawyers Guild Gary Shaw-Indian Point Safe Energy [...]