Denying benefits to miners with Black Lung: A conspiracy revealed

“Johns Hopkins Medicine said Wednesday that it has discontinued its black lung program, the subject of…an investigation that showed how coal companies routinely beat back sick coal miners’ disability claims with help from doctors at the nationally recognized hospital.” Breathless and Burdened Johns Hopkins terminates black lung program Unit subject of Center for Public Integrity-ABC […]

Petroleum, Poetry and Peace 3/22/14

“Petroleum, Poetry and Peace: The Exploration for Ecological Hope, Economic Justice and A Sense of Place” with Margie Swedish and The Peace Poets.

Long Beach, NY: Ban Fracking/Halt Port Ambrose LNG Port Rally 10/19/13

Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach!  Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]

Fracking linked to earthquakes

Earthquakes are evidently enough to shake people up. “Fracking” is trending on Yahoo. Below is the current news, and some previous onthewilderside warnings that hydraulic fracturing to find natural gas causes earthquakes. (Also, a video to remind Long Islanders that we can get earthquakes, too.) (excerpt from) Reuters Study raises new concern about earthquakes and […]

Empire Energy Forum propaganda on Fracking and contamination of water

Fracking Call/Empire Energy update: Today, 6/13/2013, received another robocall from this group. The speaker claimed to be an environmental advocate and mother who wants fracking. Egads! We received the above robocall voicemail from the Empire Energy Forum which makes the false claim that  fracking has caused “no instance of ground water contamination”. Then, we received […]

Wed 4/24 event…You can still celebrate Earth Day on Long Island

Celebrate Earth Day this week by watching “The Island President” and support a great cause too! Thanks to the generosity of the Plaza MAC in Patchogue, 75% of ticket sales for the movie showings of “The Island President” on Monday 4/22 and Wednesday 4/24 go towards the non-profit Climate Ride, which gives grants to Renewable Energy […]

Green Party challenges Obama Corruption on Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL draft environmental impact statement , prepared by fossil fuel consultant Environmental Resources Management, was paid for by TransCanada.

Joye Brown: Reviving LILCO Will Cost More

Newsday’s Joye Brown rightfully argues against the re-privatization of LIPA.

LIPA Disaster: Blame Cuomo, Not Privatization

Cuomo wins this year’s Scott Walker false narrative award.

Long Island weather: Foggy for the morning commute

Fog Video at the readmore… Fog on the roads today, on Long Island. As if the post Hurricane Sandy cleanup and weather wasn’t enough for us all to deal with. At least the odd/even gas rules have made getting gas a little bit easier. It’s 7:04am, and still very foggy outside. Also, foggy, are the […]

Video of Long Island Noreaster: November 7, 2012

Long Island is still recuperating from the Frankenstorm, Hurricane Sandy. Today and tonight we are experiencing a nor’easter snowstorm — this early in November, and the day after election day! This is a little surreal. And Climate Change is a little too real. Archival Video: Crazy weather-extremes stories from days gone by are included in […]

Presidential Candidate arrested at Tar Sands protest

Jill Stein arrested for supplying Keystone XL blockaders

Is it time to turn LIPA back into a people’s power authority for Long Island?

Editors’ comments on November 14, 2012: LIPA does not need rants from the politicians who helped make the mess. LIPA needs elections! Pre- Sandy LIPA/Long Island Power Authority coverage from local media: Suffolk Closeup: Electing LIPA’s trustees Shelter Island Reporter / October 21, 2012 by Karl Grossman Sparring over LIPA board’s ‘legitimacy’ Newsday / October […]

Twin Earthquakes in Dallas, Texas: Could fracking be to blame?

Earthquakes in Texas First the news: reports: Twin earthquakes rattle North Texas September 29, 2012 at 11:42 PM IRVING — The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.4 magnitude earthquake centered near Irving at 11:05 p.m. Saturday. Four minutes later, there was a magnitude 3.1 quake in West Dallas… Then: Any reasons why this could […]

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