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Congratulations NIRS-40th Anniversary

September 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Nuclear Information and Resource Service, NIRS, is 40 years young this day and year.  This video showcases one of the events that they were involved in during the “March For A Clean Energy Revolution” on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and sends them congratulations for their efforts and accomplishments. Tim Judson, the Executive Director, and Diane D’Arrigo from NIRS, along with Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear, Jessica Azulay of Alliance for a Green Economy, Nancy Vann, Gary Shaw and Jeanne Shaw from the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition and [...]

Resisting the Constitution Pipeline: A Family’s Fight to Protect Their Land

February 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Catherine and Megan Holleran, the owners of this land, along with Alex Lotorto, from Energy Justice Network, who is assisting the family, explain their fight against Eminent Domain usage by the Constitution Pipeline, the courts and the state of Pennsylvania. Their property is in New Milford Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania and is “on” the pathway of the 124 mile route between Montrose, Pa. and Albany, NY, of this pipeline. They have not given their permission to the Constitution Pipeline for the use of their land for this purpose and are being forced to allow it to [...]

Fundraiser Appeals Video For Vera Scroggins

May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

This short video is part of a longer interview with Vera Scroggins in which she describes generally her reasons for needing our support in her advocacy for us and against the oil and gas fracking industry. To support and help Vera, funds can be sent to: Checks can be marked for Vera and sent to: The Mothers Project 2578 Broadway, 108 New York, NY 10025   Please Indicate: for Vera All Contributions are tax deductible and go directly To Vera to sustain her legal defense and for testing water for chemicals.   Fuller videos of Vera’s “appeals” interview can be seen at: [...]

Vera Scroggins Appeals To You And The Courts

May 15, 2015 // 2 Comments

With Asha Canalos’ Artwork for an intro, Vera Scroggins, world renowned Activist and Fracking Tour Guide of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, explains in her own words what has happened legally to her recently and how she needs “OUR” help. This is the short version. The uncut longer version follows. Part 1-Vera’s Appeals In General………(0:18 – 4:12) Part 2-Vera’s Appeals in Greater Detail………….(4:13 – 7:16) -New lawyer; change judges and places; Vera’s purpose for activism; a new trial so she can tell her story…… Part [...]

Vera Scroggins Sentencing in Montrose, PA – Susquehanna County

April 28, 2015 // 1 Comment

Vera Scroggins Sentencing in Montrose, PA – Susquehanna County Many of Vera’s supporters were not able to get into the small court in which the sentencing took place April 23, 2015, due to the on going renovations in the main courtroom. The sentencing was about 41/2 hours long, with many other supporters waiting outside the court room. Cabot’s lawyers requested a $1,000.00 fine to cover the cost for some of there legal fees. Judge Kenneth Seaman granted the request and ordered Vera to pay the fine in 45 days. If Vera does not pay he may incarcerate her until she pays the [...]

EQAT’s Big Win Over PNC Bank: Chat with Eileen Flanagan, author of Renewable

March 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

EQAT’s Big Win Over PNC Bank: Chat with Eileen Flanagan, author of Renewable               Eileen Flanagan is a leader of the Philadelphia-based Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT), serving as clerk of the board. She is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia. Her third book is called Renewable: One Woman’s Search for Simplicity, Faithfulness, and Hope. Read a review in the March issue of Friends Journal: http://www.friendsjournal.org/renewable/. EQAT announces major victory over PNC Bank for its campaign Bank Like Appalachia [...]

Delaware Riverkeeper Network Riverwatch

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Delaware Riverkeeper Network Riverwatch February 15, 2015 Each week the Delaware Riverkeeper Network brings you important stories and events from around the watershed. This week there’s more opposition to the PennEAst Pipeline project, DRN is hosting a public meeting on stormwater problems and management and there’s a call for help in getting new protections for the Hosensack Creek. [...]