Yoko Ono gets serious (and silly) about fracking

Fracking stuff: (See video of Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, and Jimmy Fallon singing about fracking at the readmore…) Do you know what fracking is? It is a method of pumping water and chemicals underground, and then drilling horizontally in shale formations for natural gas. Fracking has been linked to earthquakes happening in areas near to, […]

Info and Press Conference about: The EPA; Dioxin; Food Safety; and Public Health

The press release and information below is about the following event: “News Conference:  The Significance of the US EPA Oral Reference Dose for Dioxin to the Protection of Public Health” to be held in Albany today, Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 1:00 PM. Dioxin in our air, and in our food supply (such as the milk […]

POPs Pollution info related to all of us, and specific to the people of Akwesasne in New York’s North Country

Minimizing Harm to Human Health Resultant from Persistent Organic Pollutants Contamination of the Environment: Focus on Akwesasne (excerpt from) POPS Cancer Hazard website Contamination of the Global Environment [The impact of POPs Pollution on all of us…] During the past 100 years the manufacture and use of certain halogenated hydrocarbons has gradually led to the […]

World Health Organization Recommends POPs Exposure Minimization Effort for Protection of All Children

“We are on the threshold of establishing new paradigms for public health protection that will bring an end to careless chemical use by corporations.”-Donald L. Hassig How can you help address these issues with your family? In your community? By lobbying politicians? There are harmful and cancer-causing chemicals which travel through the air and through […]

Information on Persistent Organic Pollutants PLUS press conference about POPs and NY State government

Persistent Organic Pollutants are chemical substances that appear in the air, and in animal fat. POPs is a nickname for these harmful pollutants. Cancer Action New York studies the problem of POPs. The organization attempts to get various layers of government to acknowledge the reality of POPs,  to take logical steps to reduce POPs, and […]

Dancing for Environmental Revolution: Thurs 6/30 at 1pm in Canton, NY

from a Media Advisory: Dancing for Environmental Revolution Late in the Days of Cancer Epidemic in the USA: A Cancer Action NY Call for Total Global Spiritual Environmental Revolution Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 1:00 PM New York State Department of Health, District Office, Canton, New York USA

We need a passenger/tourist revolt against full body scanners

Update: Several groups are calling for an Opt-Out day on the day before Thanksgiving, Wednesday, November 24, 2010. More information is at wewontfly.com ____________________ Kimberly writes: I am serious. I would never, ever expose myself to radiation in order to go on some vacation, or even a trip to see a relative. And, as a […]

If you are free Thursday afternoon: Great chance to support “Cancer Action”

KW: Don Hassig is an environmentalist from upstate, New York. I find his work to be eye-opening. He has very unique angles and proposals. A main focus is to empower people and government to acknowledge that environmental factors cause cancer, and take action to reduce risk. Many years ago Don was among the nominees vying […]

In Illinois: Green Party Opposes Navistar Facility

A DuPage County Green Party press release from November 24, 2009. The contact person is Patrick Kelly at patrick.kelly at dupagegreens dot org Greens Oppose Proposed Navistar Facility The DuPage County Green Party is speaking out against the proposed Navistar heavy industrial diesel engine testing complex to be built in Lisle, IL. The group has […]

An environmental dance performance at SUNY Oswego

Kimberly writes: Don Hassig–a green activist, who enjoys celebrating nature through poetry, art and dance–will be performing an environmental dance at the State University of New York, Oswego on Monday, August 24, 2009. I have known Don Hassig for many years. I think of Don as a citizen, philosopher-scientist for environmental health. He has a […]

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