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Is Fracking Safe?

July 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

Published on Jul 18, 2014 From the documentary “The Ethics of Fracking” Rabbi Mordechai Liebling – Director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Re-constructionist Rabbinical College Marleen A. Troy, Ph. D. – Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Wilkes University Bernard G. Prusak – Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s College Gas Drilling Awareness Coalition   Check out: Proof That Fracking Pollutes The Water Supply [...]

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 [...]

Clayton Thomas-Muller Stop Keystone XL – Union Square in NYC

February 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

Clayton Thomas-Muller Stop Keystone XL – Union Square in NYC Clayton Thomas-Muller Stop Keystone XL – Union Square in NYC Friday, the State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL, starting the official countdown to a final decision by President Obama on the pipeline. On Monday night, rapid response rallies all around the country were held to make sure President Obama knows we’re still here in full [...]

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC

February 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC NEWS BRIEF Stop Keyston XL – Union Square in NYC Friday, the State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL, starting the official countdown to a final decision by President Obama on the pipeline. On Monday night rapid response rallies all around the country were held to make sure President Obama knows we’re still here in full [...]

Rally At Spectra–November 2, 2013

November 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

  Sponsored by sane energy project and Occupy The Pipeline, a rally was held along the running path outside the site where Spectra Energy has connected a gas pipeline from New Jersey into Manhattan in the Chelsea District. It took place one day after the gas was scheduled to start flowing through the pipeline. Speakers included Clare Donohue (sane energy project), Tim DeChristopher, Anne Heaney, Bill Borock (Council of Chelsea Block Associations), Sandra Koponen (Occupy The Pipeline), Peter Rugh (System Change Not Climate Change), Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal (D)–representing [...]

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 [...]