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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 [...]

Fracked Gas and the Colonization of New York

May 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Lisa Harrison Something is happening in New York State. It will impact millions of people, but I, like so many others, was unaware until I heard about Minisink from my friend Asha. What Happened in Minisink? In 2011, Asha and her husband Yorke moved into their dream house in the bucolic township of Minisink, NY (about an hour northwest of New York City). The township is in the fertile “Black Dirt Region”, which provides fresh food to markets and restaurants throughout New York City’s five boroughs. The region sits atop the Wallkill River Aquifer, which contributes to NYC drinking [...]

Faith Against Fracking

October 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Pope Francis called for decisive climate action in his Encyclical Letter. Now, while the Pope is visiting the U.S. for the first time, faith leaders across the country are speaking out against fracking—a form of extreme fossil fuel extraction that hurts our health and communities, contributes to climate change, and will prolong our dependence on oil and gas at the expense of the development of truly renewable energy. Take action: https://secure.foodandwaterwatch.org/… Quotes from the video: • “This is the time when all of us are being called to create a perfect [...]

Complete It Cuomo

September 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

Watch this gut-wrenching and beautiful tribute to one community in “fracking-banned” Upstate New York that is doing everything it can to stop Fracking Infrastructure from ruining its air, water, land, wildlife, people, and history. Will their representatives listen? Ultimately urging action from Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation to step in and reject necessary air and water quality certificates before it’s too late, the film asks you to do your part, too. Please share across New York, New England, and the entire US—we are all connected and [...]

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: [...]

Angela Fox Gifts Vera Scroggins With First Donation

June 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Angela Fox, founder of The Mothers Project, brought the first donation check of $5,633, raised through her organization to Vera at the site of Vera’s everyday work: keeping an eye on fracking sites throughout her area. For those who want to donate or help out: Fundraiser for Vera to keep doing her work of exposing the Gas Industry in her county in Pa. despite obstacles in her path by Cabot Oil and Gas… here is fundraiser site: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Support-for-Vera-Scroggins.html?soid=1109987088388&aid=wU-jrQKXS5c thanks, ………..OR can send donations [...]