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TalkingStickTV – Helen Caldicott – Fukushima: Crisis Without End

December 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Although this was released and published awhile ago, we have just reviewed it again as others have been talking about its relevance to today and we agree with them.  We hope that you will find it likewise.  It is sad that things haven’t changed much and that this video is still useful today in other terms besides the historical record.  Let’s hope  and work towards the goal that much more progress is made quickly. Published on Oct 2, 2014 Interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, Editor of “Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear [...]

Love NY:Don’t Frack It Up – Callicoon Episode

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Join us in beautiful Callicoon, NY as we share the businesses, arts, and natural beauty that we love and want to protect from fracking! In this episode: • Dick and Sonia Riseling – Owners, Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy Education Center • Jill Wiener – Co-Founder, Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy • Ramsay Adams – Director, Catskill Mountainkeeper • Jennifer Clark – Owner, Eminence Road Farm Winery • Tony Ritter – Owner, Gone Fishing Guide Service • Matt Lane & Dominique Jenkins: Chef (Matt), Restaurant Owners, Matthew’s On Main • Mark Ruffalo, Actor, [...]

Minisink Residents versus FERC

June 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

On July 17, 2012 the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a rare 3-2 vote, approved a project by the Millennium Pipeline Company to construct a gas compressor station in a residential area of Minisink, NY. On May 1, 2014, a group of Minisink Residents was represented at the U.S. Court of Appeals in a effort to overturn that split [...]

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 [...]

Save The Black Dirt Region!

October 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Come to a gathering on Saturday, October 26th at noon in Union Square, NYC to support and hear from farmers in the upstate “Black Dirt Region” fighting against the damage being done to the residents, farm animals, crops and environment by the Millennium Pipeline Company’s gas compressor station, located in Minisink, [...]

Minisink Matters: Poisoning for Profit

July 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Minisink Matters: Poisoning for Profit   Voices from the community of Minisink, NY, where the Millennium Pipeline Company, with the approval of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), has put a compressor station in the middle of a residential agricultural area. The residents are appealing FERC’s decision to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in an effort to halt the operation of the facility which is now in service and venting harmful vapors into the [...]

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 [...]