Toxic Rust Tide spreads in Eastern Long Island

Toxic rust tide spreads across Peconic estuary. Associated with: climate change; high nitrogen levels; runoff. (excerpt from) Riverhead Local Toxic rust tide spreads across entire Peconic estuary, could be lethal to estuary’s fish, marine life Riverhead Local / by Katie Blasl/ Aug 23, 2016 A dangerous algal bloom has spread across the Peconic Bay and all […]

East End Greens: Archive of first meeting announcement

East End Greens will meet in Riverhead, Long Island, NY on August 10, 2016. Ian and I are so excited to be working with a recently activated newbie green to organize the first meeting of the East End Greens… The East End Greens inaugural Meet n’ Greet will take place on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 […]

Tues April 17th in Suffolk: Protest the fact of an Earth Summit at the home of the polluter

A protest against fake environmentalism and “green-washing”… __________________________________________ Protest Demonstration at BNL’s so-called Earth Summit Who: Renew Community Earth [and Long Island environmentalists, anti-nuke activists, concerned citizens, and civic leaders] When: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 11 am – 1 pm Where: Entrance to BNL – bring anti-nuke signs Why: Demand closure of BNL’s Nuclear Power […]

UPDATE!! Earth Day: Do something! Help clean up Edgewood Preserve

IW:  LOOKS LIKE RAIN TOMORROW.  CHECK THE EDGEWOOD WEBSITE TO SEE IF HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE RAIN DATE. 6th Annual Earth Day at Edgewood! Saturday, April 23, 2011, 10a.m. to 2:00p.m (RAINDATE: Saturday, April 30th) Come help spruce up hiking trails, pick up litter from parking lot, pull mugwort in the field and fenced […]

Please comment: How can we get chromium-6 out of our water?

KW: I hope some people will chime in with their ideas, and/or any information they have on local levels of chromium-6. Since the EPA has requested — but not required — local governments to test for this carcinogen in our drinking water, it seems like an important step is for people to pressure Suffolk County […]

BNL Denies Maniscalco’s Request for Shinnecock Ceremony for 15k Trees to Be Cut Down

h/t Shinnecock Indian Nation In that spirit, the higher-ups at Brookhaven National Laboratory have denied a request from Peter Maniscalco of Renew Community Earth to let the Shinnecock Indian Nation perform a spiritual ceremony of reverence for the 15,000 trees that are about to be cleared from 200 acres of lab property in order to […]

Unlawful Clearing of Pitch Pine Scrub Oak Forest

Footage of New York State Park Land on Long Island destroyed by New York & Atlantic Railway. Footage was taken July 18, 2010 after more than two years of covert and unlawful clearing of pitch pine scrub oak forest and an herbicide application that destroyed rare plants. Title of video and music used at end […]

2010: 7/24/2010: Air Quality alert for Long Island and NYC

2010: For tomorrow, Saturday, July 24, 2010 in the afternoon to late evening, people with respiratory problems should take care. And, everyone should try to drive less and pollute less. Anyone ready to car pool? ALBANY, NY (07/23/2010)(readMedia)– New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis and State Department of Health (DOH) […]

“No Drilling” beach vigil: Today, Sat June 26 at 11am

I just heard about this now! It looks interesting. Maybe someone who reads this will be compelled to head to the beach now to make a stand against oil drilling! Hands Across the Sand http://www.handsacrossthesand.com/ (I haven’t heard of a Long Island action. Though, maybe if you turn up at the beach, other people will […]

Thursday, April 8: Walt Whitman Birthplace/Wilderness event with Max Wheat

Book discussion at Walt Whitman Birthplace “Reading Between the Lines Into the American Wilderness,” with Maxwell Wheat, Jr. as facilitator Thursday,  April 8, 2010 at 7pm at the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic  Site and Interpretive Center 246 Old Walt Whitman Rd., Dix Hills (631 427-5240) Free Event (there may be a requested donation to […]

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