Archive for February 2013
Today on Connect the Dots at 10 AM ET in Solutions for Sustainable Food Systems, Alison Rose Levy speaks with Philip Ackerman-Leist, the author of Rebuilding The Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems <http://www.chelseagreen.com/authors/philip_ackermanleist>
Government Policy and Public Health: Fracking: NY Reprieve for Health? Alison Rose Levy speaks with New York State Senator Tony Avella about the role of government in protecting public health. They will discuss fracking, health and environmental impacts and the Minisink Compressor Station.
Alison Rose Levy speaks with two guests Dr. Larysa Dyrszka, MD of Concerned Health Professionals of New York, a group that calls for a comprehensive and transparent assessment of the health impacts of fracking prior to approval to allow this practice in New York State; and Roger Downs of the Sierra Club.
Shale gas isn’t only a problem at drill sites— it can ruin communities at any place along the pipelines that carry gas to users or for export. Today on Connect the Dots Alison Rose Levy speaks with Pramilla Malick of StopMCS.org and Tanyette Colon of (MUST) Mothers United for Sustainable Technologies about the proposed compressor station planned for Minisink, NY, a community with man 911 survivors.