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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: [...]

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater’s Exec. Dir., Peter Gross, Speaks About The Sloop Clubs

April 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Friday, February 20, 2015, at the monthly meeting of the NYC Friends of Clearwater at the Judson Memorial Church, in Greenwich Village, Peter Gross, the Executive Director of the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, spoke about some of the goals and activities of the Clearwater clubs for the next few years or so. Concerts, pumpkin sales, leafletting at Union Square in Manhattan, musical guests, childrens’ events, and of course, sailing,docking and volunteering on the Sloop Clearwater all along the Hudson River and more were discussed in detail. For more Info: NYC Friends of [...]

Green Gotham with – Scott Miller

August 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

  Not surprisingly, I was too long-winded in my last post, announcing that the latest episode of “Green Gotham” is up on YouTube and Viemo. It features an interview Scott Miller, a sustainability consultant who helped save Caesar’s Hotels and Casinos money by reducing its water use.   You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9FnqHUGWnDngT8nu1snPFw Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/100003267 To make sure you see the remaining 8 episodes (they air every two weeks—the next one will be up on Wednesday on line—not sure when it will go up on MNN), please friend our [...]

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: [...]

ETV WeeklyNews: July 21, 2014

July 28, 2014 // 2 Comments

  ETV WeeklyNews: July 21, 2014 -Reporters: Ken Gale, Peter Rugh, John P. Duffy, Jr. -Ocean Surface Temperature Data Getting Better BUT……(0:27 – 2:40) -Environmental Influencing Legislation Update: Citizen’s United, McCutcheon,…(2:42 – 3:45) -Feds Ask For New Indian Point Earthquake Study…(3:47 – 5:56) -Why Is Worse US Nuclear Disaster Not remembered?….(5:58 – 7:47) -The Detroit Water Crisis….(7:50 – 29:28) -Which Country Is The Most Energy Efficient?…(29:34 – 30:22) -Obama Opens Eastern US Coast To Energy [...]

Excerpts From The NYSERDA Hearings

February 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Excerpts From The NYSERDA Hearings–February 20, 2014 New York State Energy Research and Development Authority hearings on the state’s new energy “plan,” which mentions developing renewable energy, but sidesteps the dangers of the gas infrastructure build-out, nuclear power plants, and [...]

City of Danville using Duke Energy’s sampling results to soothe public fears over water contamination

February 5, 2014 // 2 Comments

From our friends at CoalAshChronicles.com City of Danville using Duke Energy’s sampling results to soothe public fears over water contamination While the Danville, Va., water utility is reporting that the water in their city is fine, you might want to know that they’re making that statement based in part on water sample testing that was done by Duke Energy — the company is collecting the samples and processing them in their private lab at its McGuire nuclear plant in Huntersville, N.C. Barry Dunkley, the division director of water and wastewater treatment for Danville Utilities, [...]

Voices from the Environment – Shut Down Brayton Point

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Voices from the Environment – Shut Down Brayton Point July 28,2013: Somerset, Massachusetts 44 people were arrested at the Brayton Point coal and gas power plant after placing model wind turbines and solar panels at the gates of the plant. This was an act of non-violent civil disobedience. Arrestees, “People in red shirts”, can be seen here with their message: http://summerheatbraytonpoint.org/192-2/ Speakers: Paula Swearengin, of The Keeper of the Mountains Foundation and Adi Nochur of the group Better Future [...]