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Voices from the Environment: The Elk River Accident – An interview with Mari-lynn Evans

January 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Voices from the Environment: The Elk River Accident – An interview with Mari-lynn Evans Voices from the Environment: On January 9, 2014, there was a chemical spill caused by a coal company called Freedom Industries in Charleston, West Virginia. This accident allowed several thousand gallons of a chemical called 4-methylcyclohexane methanol to spill into the Elk River just upstream from American Water’s, supposedly clean water, intake system. American Water is the supplier of drinking water to over 300,000 people in West Virginia. Governor Tomblin issued a warning several hours [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Tony Avella

July 22, 2013 // 3 Comments

A Public Conversation Series: The following is a presentation in a continuing series of public conversations with average individuals, grassroots groups, prominent individuals and prominent groups concerning their thoughts and actions about the environment. A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Tony Avella: Sen. Avella asks the Independent Democratic Conference (IDC) to: “Put up or shut up” to “Bring the Moratorium bill to the floor”, to “Bring the bills forward”, and much more. As sponsor and co-sponsor of many environmental bills throughout his [...]

A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Diane J. Savino

July 21, 2013 // 4 Comments

A Public Conversation Series: The following is a presentation in a continuing series of public conversations with average individuals, grassroots groups, prominent individuals and prominent groups concerning their thoughts and actions about the environment. A Public Conversation With The Honorable Senator Diane J. Savino: View a narrative of the Senator’s Radon bill at the conclusion of her discussion on: How the Public’s knowledge and action of energy has changed over the past 10 yrs.; of using the NYS Southern Tier as an experiment/trial with fracking; how an individual can [...]