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The Bee Report: July 14th, 2014

July 20, 2014 // 3 Comments

  July 14, 2014 The Bee Report -Bee Death Report -Bee-In Against Neo-Nics Reporters: Manhattan Mercy Van Vlack Mercy Van Vlack’s Sources: Marriott Sheldon from the:  Bee-in Coalition Join The Swarm  (for International Events) Facebook:  Bee Against [...]

ETV Weekly News: July 14, 2014

July 20, 2014 // 1 Comment

  THE ENVIRONMENT TV   WEEKLYNEWS   July 14, 2014   THIS WEEK’S ORDER OF TOPICS: -4th Youth Climate Summit…….0:29 – 1:21 -July 5th 2.5 Earthquake North of Indian Point Nuclear Reactor..1:23 – 5:14 -The Bee Report:………. 5:17 – 7:31 -Bee Death Report……5:39 – 5:53 -Bee-In Against Neo-Nics…….5:54 – 7:31 -Endangered US Wolverines Not Listed Again…….7:38 – 8:22 -UN: Sustainability Fiasco…….8:26 – 9:48 Reporters:   New York City Ken Gale   Manhattan   Mercy Van [...]

Is Fracking Safe?

July 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

Published on Jul 18, 2014 From the documentary “The Ethics of Fracking” Rabbi Mordechai Liebling – Director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Re-constructionist Rabbinical College Marleen A. Troy, Ph. D. – Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Wilkes University Bernard G. Prusak – Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition   Check out: Proof That Fracking Pollutes The Water Supply [...]

The Bee Report: June 30th to July 7th, 2014

July 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

          Mercy Van Vlack Sources: /http://us.greenpeace.org/site/R?i=9gpWAfOlJu9asBZHi9g1xg/ /*www.centerforfoodsafety.org*/ /*http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/1881/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=11547 Saving America’s Pollinators Act (H.R. 2692) contact your Senator and your Congress member at 202 224 -3121, you can find out who they are and leave a message at the same time. 202- 224-3121 Beeaction.org from _Save Our Environment Tell Lowe’s – stop selling bee-killing pesticides info@saveourenvironment.org [...]

Looking to lessons learned for the upcoming Keystone XL battle

February 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Looking to lessons learned for the upcoming Keystone XL battle Peter Rugh  February 6, 2014 A Tar Sands Blockade activist shows off her banner in Nacogdoches, Texas. (Flickr / Tar Sands Blockade) When Steven DaSilva, a retired high school science teacher and member of the Sierra Club, first learned that the southern portion of a transnational tar sands oil pipeline would be built near his East Texas backyard in Nacogdoches County, he launched a petition drive and letter writing campaign to local politicians asking them to put a stop to it. Now, four years since picking a fight with pipeline [...]

Remember when the EPA warned Duke Energy about its Dan River coal ash ponds?

February 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Remember when the EPA warned Duke Energy about its Dan River coal ash ponds?           No? Well, the Internet does. The report,published in 2009, points out five recommendations to improve the structural integrity of the Dan River plant’s coal ash waste ponds. Duke Energy Corporation – Dan River Steam Station Cover Letter (PDF) (4 pp, 1 MB) Comments (PDF) (4 pp, 27 KB) Draft Report (PDF) (111 pp, 20 MB) Final Report (PDF) (133pp, 22 MB) Company Response/Action Plan (PDF) (4 pp, [...]

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 [...]