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Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-December 8, 2016

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

  This Month’s topics include: -Two Environmental victories.  Entergy, the owner of Indian Point is told by the court to obey the Clean Air and Water Acts and is also denied a permit for both its nuclear reactors -An “Article 78” legal action against Gov. Cuomo’s nuclear tax update [The upcoming Fukushima March 11, 2017 event with emphasis on “Rolling Stewardship” -Changing the way we think and plan concerning energy systems:  City utility Production—Local Energy Production Monthly Meeting: !st. Sunday of the Month:  1:30 PM Stony Point [...]

Indian Point (The Film)-Director’s TalkBack: Rhinebeck, NY

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  https://youtu.be/FN9ZQ1uxTe4 This is our second opportunity to produce and document a video during a “TalkBack” after a screening of the award winning film,”Indian Point”, directed by Ivy Meeropol.  This particular screening was a special showing organized as a benefit for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater by Manna Jo Greene, the Environmental Director of the organization, who moderated and participated in the “TalkBack”. Ivy Meeropol, the director of the film led the discussion in which Roger Witherspoon, an environmental journalist, and Marilyn Elie, a local activist with [...]

ETV WeeklyNews: Climate Week In NYC – September 15 -22, 2014

September 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

  THIS WEEK’S ORDER OF TOPICS ETV WeeklyNews Climate Week In NYC:  September 15 – September 22, 2014 -Journalists:  Marilyn Stern, Ken Gale, John P. Duffy, Jr., Charlie Olson -Introduction………(00:02 – 00:50) -Order Of Topics and With John P. Duffy, Jr.’s Overview of the Last Two Weeks….(00:52 – 02:25) -The Peoples Climate March:  A Short Viewing….(02:27 – 11:33) -FloodWallStreet……(11:35 – 12:54) -FloodWallStreet Interview:  Tim DeChristopher…..(12:55 – 13:53) -FloodWallStreet [...]

Former North Texan activist says ‘More efforts needed to stop assault on environment’ | Green Source DFW

July 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

    Former North Texan activist says ‘More efforts needed to stop assault on environment’ Full-time eco-activist Scott Parkin has worn many hats in the environmental movement. Currently he works for the Rainforest Action Network in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Wildplaces.Net.     July 23, 2014 By Amy Martin Scott Parkin wants you to raise a ruckus. Maybe even break a few laws. The eco-activist, who was born in 1969 and raised in Garland, has worked with the Ruckus Society and participated in Bill McKibben’s call for civil disobedience against the [...]

Time to Hold Duke Energy Accountable for Dangerous Coal Ash Impoundments to Prevent Next Spill

February 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

From    —    Rhiannon Fionn | February 15, 2014 3:45 pm            and —  EcoNews North Carolina, home to more high-hazard coal ash impoundments than any other state, has been ground-zero for coal-ash issues for years … long before the lawsuits began to fly. That’s probably because the state’s largest city, Charlotte, is home to the nation’s largest energy producer and anti-coal-ash-regulation lobbyist, Duke Energy. The city is also home to former Duke Energy employee and current state governor Pat McCrory as well as a drinking water reservoir with two [...]

Shut Down The Roseland Compressor Station

November 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Shut Down The Roseland Compressor Station Roadside rally in Roseland, NJ on November 23rd  to shut down the Roseland gas compressor station built by Transco/Williams, set to go into operation adjacent to an electrical power facility and located in a flood zone. Speakers included Ted Glick from the Essex/Passaic Green Party, and Leigh Garofalow from The Mothers [...]

NEWS BRIEF: Save Minisink & The Black Dirt Farms Rally

November 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

Why Is Minisink’s Battle So Important To The State, And To The Nation? Minisink’s case at the U.S. Court of Appeals will set a new legal precedent in terms of communities’ rights vs. the corporate interests of the oil and gas industry. Already, Minisink has broken four legal precedents, and the community is now poised to make history again at the federal judiciary level. It could either go remarkably well, and Minisink could be the first community in the nation to have a compressor station shut down and physically removed, thereby setting an incredible precedent for the [...]

Lung Cancer in NYC Kitchens: Elizabeth Glass Geltman

May 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

Lung Cancer in NYC Kitchens: Elizabeth Glass Geltman The Great Hall – Cooper Union Elizabeth Glass Geltman is an Associate Professor of Environmental And Occupational Health Sciences at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College.  She is a graduate of Cornell University and, the Georgetown University Law Center.  She is the author of 17 books on issues concerning environmental and natural resources policy and is widely published in scholarly journals.  Her primary research examines environmental risk assessment, environmental management systems, brownfields redevelopment and [...]

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 [...]