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Nuclear Convergence: The Reality of Closing Indian Point

April 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

  This month’s main topic concerns the reality or problems that must be thought of during the closing of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant over the next 60 to 240,000 years.  Yes, that’s right, 240,000 years of harmful radioactive decay and emissions. Marilyn Elie of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC), Susan Leifer of The Sierra Club and Jeanne Shaw, also of IPSEC, walk us through some of the things to prepare and watch out for during this trying, long and very costly process of plant closure. Besides the above concerns, there’s the workers, the [...]

ETV Alert: Clean Energy Standard-Notes & Deadline

May 24, 2016 // 1 Comment

  ETV Alert: Clean Energy Standard-Notes & Deadline For those of you who may not have filed your testimony/opinion concerning Gov. Cuomo’s Clean Energy Standard proposal and want to know more about it, well, here’s a slide show and a few opinions that may help you out. Below is a table of contents, which includes the title of every slide, to help you along.  The slides are shown at two speeds so that you can easily stop wherever you want to read, and/or copy at your leisure. Table of Contents: Part-1  Marilyn Elie Video Part-2   Slide Show in Two Speed Versions Part-3 [...]

ETV Alert: May 17 New Nuclear Clean Energy Standard Comments & Hearing Albany, NY

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

URGENT! Tuesday, May 17, Albany.  6 PM Information Sesson. 7 PM Public Statements. Albany Law School; East Wing School, Room E211, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Tell the Governor and the Public Service Commission that a subsidy for failing nuclear reactors is a bad idea. Attend a PSC hearing on May 17 in Albany and you will be in good company! Comment NOW at http://www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/nukes-are-not-clean.  For more information visit www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/sites/default/files/CES_Summary_Memo_0.pdf The Purpose and call for these actions is to respond to NYS [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews For April 8, 2016

April 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

List of Topics, a reported by Edie Kantrowitz, Marilyn Elie, Sally Gellert and Charlie Olson, along with the Music of Harve Kaye and Margo Schepart. 1-Edie Kantrowitz, President of NYC Friends of Clearwater, talks about their upcoming concert:  “All Hands On Deck”, while Harve Kaye plays guitar…….(1:10 – 6:27) 2-Ads for upcoming events:  Sierra Club:  “What’s in Your Drinking Water?” and the  “Just Transition-Energy Sector” Event by the Shut Down Indian Point Now environmental group….(6:29 – 6:55) 3-Marilyn Elie’s Q & A excerpts [...]

The People’s Climate March Press Conference

August 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

On Wednesday, July 29, 2014, Unions, Environmental Groups, Faith Leaders, Hurricane Sandy people and people from many “walks” of life, rallied and held a Press Conference at Duffy Square, a part of Times Square, to announce their activities leading up to the “People’s Climate March” for 9/21/14. Their purpose is to spread the word and gather more people to join the many activities prior to and after their main march on Sunday, 9/21. The goal is to reach the ears of Pres. Obama and all the other world leaders gathering for the UN’s Climate Summit two days [...]

Come to the “Global City Not Global Governance” Forum

May 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Come to Tuesday’s, May, 13, 2014, discussion on the proposed TransPacific Partnership Treaty (or as it has also been called or aligned with–TPP or Fast Track or Smart Track) at The New York Society for Ethical Culture at 2 West 64th Street and Central Park West.  Hear three New Yorkers explain why their fellow New Yorkers should care about this international treaty and how it will affect them:  Kian Frederick, from Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch; Stephanie Low of The Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter and Chair of the TPP Task Force and Reverend Stephen H. Phelps, former [...]

Eco-Logic: Town Hall Meeting in Long Beach, NY

February 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Eco- Logic (WBAI):Town Hall Meeting in Long Beach, NY WBAI’s Ken Gale starts with Pete Seeger’s “Do, Do, Do, Do, Something Good” before going into his main “Do Something Good” discussion: Long Beach (Long Island) Connects to the World: A Town Meeting On Saturday, February 8th.” Speakers include: JK Canepa from New York Climate Action Group; David Alicea from Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal Campaign”; Bob Hennelly, Interim Program Director of WBAI and of course, Ken himself. Other announcements and topics abound but the main focus is on [...]