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Clean Water Baby Wants to Swim

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Introducing the Clean Water Baby. He wants to swim. But we still have a long way to go to clean up the Hudson River. A generation ago, the Clean Water Act set the goal of giving us water clean enough to swim in. We know what it will take to achieve this goal: Investments in clean water infrastructure and law enforcement. But don’t take our word for it. Hear it from the Clean Water Baby. Learn more: http://www.riverkeeper.org/cleanwater.. . Take action: [...]

Love NY: Don’t Frack it up – Rockaway Beach Episode

December 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

  http://www.renewableNY.com The new episode, filmed in the Rockaways, shows the vibrant beach and food scene that’s helped to reinvigorate the area. Even now, though, many residents have not fully recovered from Hurricane Sandy. New York City Councilman Donovan Richards, who represents residents in the Rockaways and who is opposed to fracking, appears in the film. He expresses his concerns about climate change and the direct impacts on his district, and advocates for moving away from fossil fuel energy sources. A wide range of people from various walks of life are featured in the [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Howie Hawkins – Citizen Gas Tour – Ray’s Bad Water

October 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

From the Gas lands in Pennsylvania with Vera Scroggins   Howie Hawkins, running for Gov. of New York on Green Party Ticket….attends a Citizen Gas Tour, where I take him to gas sites next to homes, on farms and he meets families with contaminated water near gas drilling….Susquehanna County, Pa.. The Gas Company is Cabot Oil and Gas and there are six other gas companies in our county. 1,000 gas wells so far and 39 Compressor Stations so [...]

Excerpts From The NYSERDA Hearings

February 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Excerpts From The NYSERDA Hearings–February 20, 2014 New York State Energy Research and Development Authority hearings on the state’s new energy “plan,” which mentions developing renewable energy, but sidesteps the dangers of the gas infrastructure build-out, nuclear power plants, and [...]

NCDENR has known about groundwater contamination at Duke Energy’s Dan River plant for years

February 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

NCDENR has known about groundwater contamination at Duke Energy’s Dan River plant for years   In 2000, the coal industry made a deal with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: It would self-monitor groundwater contamination if the agency did not regulate coal ash. Some of those promised groundwater monitoring wells weren’t installed until Dec. 2008 — the same month as the Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash disaster in Kingston, Tenn. So, there isn’t as much data as there should be. From Appalachian Voices, circa 2009, on groundwater contamination in North Carolina due to [...]

Time to Hold Duke Energy Accountable for Dangerous Coal Ash Impoundments to Prevent Next Spill

February 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

From    —    Rhiannon Fionn | February 15, 2014 3:45 pm            and —  EcoNews North Carolina, home to more high-hazard coal ash impoundments than any other state, has been ground-zero for coal-ash issues for years … long before the lawsuits began to fly. That’s probably because the state’s largest city, Charlotte, is home to the nation’s largest energy producer and anti-coal-ash-regulation lobbyist, Duke Energy. The city is also home to former Duke Energy employee and current state governor Pat McCrory as well as a drinking water reservoir with two [...]