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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 [...]

Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-November, 6, 2016

December 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  This is the 3rd. Video Summation of the monthly meeting of the Stony Point Convergence dated November 6, 2016.  Marilyn Elie, the Host/Co-Producer of Environmental News and Notes, is the moderator and is joined by Sally Gellert of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition and Susan Leifer of the Sierra Club.  The Order of Topics covered in this summary is: -Cuomo’s Nuclear Tax Subsidy -Article 78 Legal Action Thoughts -Energy Efficiency -Off Shore Wind Power/ Energy -Upcoming Fukushima Day Program on Saturday, March 11, 2017 -WESPAC panel on Coalition Building -Decommissioning and [...]

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 [...]

ETV WeeklyNews February 26, 2016

March 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

This week’s Topics, as reported by Kathy Adams, Charlie Olson and Marilyn Elie ETV WeeklyNews goals………(0:33 – 0:55) 1-Fukushima Delegation Visits NY Again: Fifth Anniversary, March 11, 2016………(0:56 – 4:43) 2-News From The Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition…..(4:44 – 13:02) theenvironmenttv.com……..718-650-1364 [...]

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 [...]

Love NY:Don’t Frack It Up – New York City Episode

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Love NY:Don’t Frack It Up – New York City Episode   Join us in New York City as we share the businesses, arts, and natural beauty that we love and want to protect from fracking! In this episode: • Corinne Rosen – Food & Water Watch foodandwaterwatch.org • Phil Arononeu – U.S. 350.org and gofossilfree.org • David Levine, American Sustainable Business Council • Natalie Cronin – Mom; Owner, Tinker Tree Playcare • David Braun – Americans Against Fracking • Donnel Baird – BlocPower • Bill Telepan – Telepan Local • Bill Telepan [...]

KXL=Game Over for NYC

November 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

“KEYSTONE XL IS GAME OVER FOR NEW YORK CITY” RALLY AND PRESSER If Keystone XL is built and the tar sands are fully exploited, top climate scientist James Hansen says it means ‘essentially game over’ for the climate. For New York, that means game over for homes, schools and businesses along the city’s shoreline. .   A video by Peter Eliscu © 2014 The Peter Eliscu Archives. All Rights Reserved [...]

We Are Seneca Lake

October 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Video By Bryan Root   WE Are Seneca Lake   Published on Oct 23, 2014 The Texas-based energy corporation, Crestwood Midstream, is moving forward with plans to store highly pressurized, explosive gas in abandoned salt caverns on the west shore of Seneca Lake, despite documented instability of the salt caverns and concern over impacts to water quality and public safety. Construction is slated to begin October 24th. Learn more about the projects and their risks. Salt cavern gas storage is part of a coordinated effort to build out massive infrastructure throughout the Northeast for [...]