Green Party of Suffolk Celebrates at its Annual Meeting

The Green Party of Suffolk invites all enrolled Green Party members to come to their annual membership meeting to celebrate regaining their ballot line.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2011.  It will start at 12pm at the Stony Brook Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 380 Nicolls Road,  E. Setauket.  (Directions)   For […]

New York State Green Party Victorious: Reclaims Ballot Line

Green Party of Suffolk Increases Vote Totals by 40% With 56,868 votes, the Green Party of New York State Governor candidate Howie Hawkins has surpassed the 50,000 votes mark need to reclaim the automatic ballot line for the next four years. It will be much easier for Green Party candidates to run for local, state […]

A Mini Film Festival on LNG: Spectacular Anti-LNG Videos

Here in Long Island, there have been LNG projects proposed for Eastern Suffolk/The Long Island Sound and for Nassau County/Long Beach area. The Eastern Suffolk project, called Broadwater, had a recent setback in court. In Nassau County, environmentalists and activists are still having to get the message out to the public (and for the Environmental […]

Bi-Coastal Clean Energy Coalitions Applaud Resignation of FERC Chair

A West Coast coalition of organizations opposed to dependence on foreign Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and an East Coast  coalition advocating for thoughtful national energy planning in light of the glut of LNG proposals nation-wide, applauded the resignation of  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Joseph Kelliher.  Kelliher announced today he would step down from […]

Bad News on Broadwater (with archival video)

Emerging Energy News: FERC denies rehearing on Broadwater LNG decision FERC denies rehearing on Broadwater LNG decision The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has denied requests by the New York State Department of State (NYSDOS) and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to rehear FERC’s Sept. 4, 2008 order denying their request […]

Long Island: 1 – Broadwater: 0

The editors of this site were happy to see Governor Paterson come out in opposition to the Broadwater project, and in favor of an aggressive solar economy for NY. We have long opposed the Broadwater project (including our creation of the Anti-Broadwater video with Maureen Dolan from CCE speaking at the Babylon Greens gathering posted […]

Who to call to Stop Broadwater

What would you say if a company wanted to build a factory in Central Park? An oil refinery in the Grand Canyon? So what do you say to Shell Oil when they want to build Broadwater, a gas plant right in the middle of Long Island Sound? It’s Our Water, Not Broadwater. You need to […]

Save the Long Island Sound: Call to stop Broadwater now!

Call NY Governor David Paterson at 518-474-8390 or 518-474-7516 and tell him to “Say NO to Broadwater.” Shell Oil and TransCanada are proposing to put Broadwater–an industrial, liquefied natural gas facility in Long Island Sound. This would give multinational corporations a special monopoly on a piece of our waterways. It is an unheard of giveaway […]

U.S. May Act Soon On Broadwater

[Update! December 30, 2008. Bad news on Broadwater: here] from The federal agency charged with reviewing the Broadwater natural gas project in Long Island Sound could make its long-awaited final decision Thursday in Washington. The controversial project is on the agenda of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the panel will hear a presentation […]

NYS failing on Clean Energy & Broadwater

  NYS Gets “D”on Clean Energy Report Card New York’s net metering policy, the practice that credits consumers for the clean power they generate, received a grade of “D” on a report card released earlier this month by the Network for New Energy Choices.   New York has one of the most restrictive net metering policies […]

Tell Spitzer to Stop Broadwater

CITIZENS CAMPAIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT ACTION ALERT! Last Chance to tell Governor Spitzer to SAY NO TO BROADWATER!! Your Phone Call is Urgently Needed- Shell Oil is spending a large sum of money on radio and TV ads to influence the Governor – Please Call Him Now!!!!! The Governor is still on the fence about […]

Broadwater: Human Rights Perspective 1/17/08

CITIZENS CAMPAIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT JOIN US AT THE HUNTINGTON CINEMA ARTS CENTRE FOR A BROADWATER FORUM: A New Human Rights Perspective with Lauren Melodia, Organizer at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) Protesting Shell on Long Island and in Nigeria: We’re in this together. Broadwater Energy, a joint venture between Shell Oil and TransCanada, […]

Trumping Privitization of Jones Beach

Friends, I would like to alert you to  the Trump Catering Hall proposed for the State Park at Jones Beach. I heard about this but never gave it another thought until I heard Pat Friedman of the Nassau County Non Partisan Tax Revolt Coalition speak about it on WBAI. I then interview her on WUSB this past Thursday […]

Green Party Show: Stop Broadwater

[googlevideo=] Maureen Dolan of the Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment spoke at the 11/2/07 Babylon Green Party Gathering at the Pisces Cafe in Babylon, NY on the Broadwater Project slated to be constructed in the LI Sound. More information at Stop Broadwater Wed 11/7/07