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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 [...]

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 [...]