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This Is What Democracy Looks Like

May 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

  On Monday, April 23, 2018, Peter Eliscu captured the rally, “Gov. Cuomo Walk The Talk”, on the streets of Albany and in the capitol’s rotunda.   Environmentalists from many groups marched to advocate for sustainable renewable promises made by the governor and to stop financing and using fossil fuels and their infra-structures throughout NYS. Cynthia Nixon, James Cromwell, actor/activist, Jonathan Kirsch, the young environmental author of, “Age Of Suicide”, and long time environmental activists Ray Kemble of Pennsylvania and Ted Glick of New Jersey, can be [...]

Oily Banking #5

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

      Published on May 9, 2017 More info: www.revbilly.org Twitter: @RevBillyTalen Instagram: @RevBillyTalen Friend — A small and mighty contingent of the Stop Shopping Choir breached the commodity wall at Citibank, a major financier of Dakota Access Pipeline.  Mayfield and I on the floor, Dragonfly preaching and Amadeus anointing… I lay on the floor listening to Dragonfly and the incessant beeping of ATM’s, my limbs entwined with Mayfield’s, her pulse on my ankle. Let’s learn to be more vulnerable in these retail spaces, because these retail [...]

Randolph Hurst’s Comments To The NYS Public Service Commission

March 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Randolph Hurst’s Comments To The NYS  Public Service Commission This video adds another presenter, Randy Hurst, to our coverage of the February 25, 2014, New York State Public Service Commission hearings in Middletown, NY, concerning the proposed construction of a fracked-gas power plant in Orange County by Competitive Power Ventures (CPV). The below links are to the first video and petition. The Video: Excerpts From The NYS Public Service Commission Hearings On The CPV Power Plant The Petition: NO CPV VALLEY FRACK-FIRED POWER PLANT IN [...]

Excerpts From The NYS Public Service Commission Hearings On The CPV Power Plant

March 9, 2014 // 3 Comments

Excerpts From The  NYS Public Service Commission Hearings On The CPV Power Plant On February 25, 2014, the New York State Public Service Commission held hearings in Middletown, NY, to get public comments on the proposed construction of a fracked-gas power plant in Orange County by Competitive Power Ventures (CPV). This 30 minute video shows much of the comments and testimony given from across the range of residents living and working in the affected NYS area: Minisink, Waywayanda and the county itself. Speakers come from: union council leadership positions, elected offices, the school [...]

THE PIPELINE FOLLIES

February 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

THE PIPELINE FOLLIES     A fundraising Concert for CARP (The Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline) to help pay for legal fees used in preventing its being [...]

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 [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Tony Avella

July 22, 2013 // 3 Comments

A Public Conversation Series: The following is a presentation in a continuing series of public conversations with average individuals, grassroots groups, prominent individuals and prominent groups concerning their thoughts and actions about the environment. A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Tony Avella: Sen. Avella asks the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) to: “Put up or shut up” to “Bring the Moratorium bill to the floor”, to “Bring the bills forward”, and much more. As sponsor and co-sponsor of many environmental bills throughout his [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Diane J. Savino

July 21, 2013 // 4 Comments

A Public Conversation Series: The following is a presentation in a continuing series of public conversations with average individuals, grassroots groups, prominent individuals and prominent groups concerning their thoughts and actions about the environment. A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Diane J. Savino: View a narrative of the Senator’s Radon bill at the conclusion of her discussion on: How the Public’s knowledge and action of energy has changed over the past 10 yrs.; of using the NYS Southern Tier as an experiment/trial with fracking; how an individual can [...]