Water is Life: Protecting this Sacred Gift 3/25/17

The water program will include WATERSPIRIT Director Suzanne Golas,CSJP and Citizen’s Campaign for the Environment.Executive Director Adrienne Esposito.

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 […]

50% of the World will not have Clean Water by 2030

Access to water is a problem many are already facing. Significant water scarcities already exist in some regions of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development  OECD and in many non-OECD countries and with a growing world population, it is projected that almost half of the world’s population, or almost 4 billion people, will be living […]

E. Coli Contamination Warning North Valley Stream, Elmont, Franklin Square, Garden City, Stewart Manor, Floral Park, & New Hyde Park water

Update! As of Friday evening, the “boil water” alert has been lifted. See The Water Authority of Western Nassau County website: here. A boil-water order has been issued in parts of Nassau County where E. coli bacteria was found in water. Residents in North Valley Stream, Elmont, Franklin Square, Garden City, Stewart Manor, Floral Park, […]

Sign Green Party Petition to Ban Fracking

A hydrofracking moratorium has been in place in New York for the past two years while the state Department of Environmental Conservation DEC does its environmental review. The moratorium issued by Gov. Paterson by executive order expires July 1, 2011. It was a symbolic gesture at best. When the DEC review is complete, the state […]

Working Families Party Tries to Undermine the Anti-Fracking Movement the Way It Undermined the Anti-War Movement 4 Years Ago

Critique from a Green Party member: Working Family Party told anti-war voters to support pro-war candidates on their line in 2006, and after they won, never said another word about being anti-war. Now, when it is just a few days after the Green Party nominates a strong anti-fracking candidate for Governor, Howie Hawkins, the WFP comes out with a faux anti-fracking action alert. The Working Families Party in NY should be called the “We’re Faux Progressives” Party.

CA GP urges cut in corporate water use, as Schwarzenegger stumbles

While Governor stumbles, California water woes continue; Green Party suggests a ‘rational’ plan that would cut corporate water use in favor of more conservation Recent heavy rains may solve home gardening dilemmas, but it won’t fix California’s water problems, and it won’t help Gov. Schwarzenegger understand the state’s deep-seated water troubles, the Green Party of […]

Environmental Battle Brews in New York over Natural Gas Drilling

from DemocracyNow.org Last week, government regulators opened the door to natural gas drilling inside the Marcellus Shale watershed, which supplies drinking water to some 15 million people, including nine million New Yorkers. Stretching from New York to Kentucky, the shale is believed to hold some of the world’s largest deposits of natural gas. Proponents say […]

In Long Island: The Permibus is coming to town with workshops and classes and magic activism

October 10th through the 13th, the Permibus will be in Long Island in the St. James area. For details or to sign up for a class, please call 406-721-8427, or give an e-mail to the crew — Megan, Stan and Delyla — at skillsmc at gmail dot com. Amazing Schedule Gatherings and workshops at the […]

AP: Drinking water at many schools contains lead, pesticides, other toxins

Drinking water at schools contains lead, pesticides, other toxins: study The Associated Press / Friday, September 25th 2009 CUTLER, Calif. – Over the last decade, the drinking water at thousands of schools across the country has been found to contain unsafe levels of lead, pesticides and dozens of other toxins. An Associated Press investigation found […]

Fracking and the Environment: Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination

Fracking and the Environment: Natural Gas Drilling, Hydraulic Fracturing and Water Contamination Gas drilling companies such as Halliburton say the gas drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or” fracking”, is safe, but opponents contend it pollutes groundwater with dangerous substances. Now, new evidence has emerged possibly linking natural gas drilling to groundwater contamination. ProPublica journalist […]

‘Green Generation’: Green Party events and news for Earth Day 2009, with a focus on water

On Earth Day 2009, the Green Party is promoting the theme of ‘Green Generation,’ with an emphasis on the party’s current activities and its role in the past generation and the next generation.  Earth Day falls on Wednesday, April 22. A major focus of Green Generation is water, especially the growing threat to water supplies […]

Ohio city warned to avoid tainted water: government/industry mistake

The supplier accidentally gave the city water department “hydrochloric acid”, instead of “fluoride” to add to the water. Seems like it was caught in time, and no serious injuries. Though, it raises the issue of just how important the public water supply is, and should we be experimenting with dumping any chemicals into our water? […]

Praise for a protector of the Long Island Sound

From the Hartford Advocate: Sound protectors: Lots of environmental groups have the law behind them. Not as many have lawyers, which makes Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its Save the Sound program unique among the state’s eco-watchdogs. When CFE threatens to sue, you better believe they can — and will — if they have […]

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