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Three Anti-Spectra Pipeline Crawlers Found Guilty; “Necessity Defense” Rejected

January 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Videographer Peter Eliscu follows the judge’s verdict of the last three defendants who used non-violent civil disobedience to stop the oil/gas corporation, Spectra, from continuing a part of their pipeline next to the nuclear power plant, Indian Point, in Weschester County, NYS.  Their defense was to use the “necessity defense” as their reasoning for their actions:  we tried everything else and nothing has worked, so this action, this non-violent civil disobedience action, was our next, last and only choice left to us.  Therefore, we are all innocence.   In [...]

Protester “chipmunks” obstruct work at Utah tar sands mine

September 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

On Tuesday, Sept. 23rd, three brave “chipmunks” stopped word at US Oil Sands construction site, on the East Tavaputs Plateau, by physically putting their bodies in front of the machines being used to destroy this amazing land in order to strip-mine tar sands. There will be a press release, and a statement from the “chipmunks” will be available on Sept. 30, 2014 at:http://www.tarsandsresist.org/chipmunks/     Donate to the land defenders’ legal support [...]

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 [...]