Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club Present: An Update on Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley

Join Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club on May 27 for a webinar panel addressing the latest risks facing New York through the vast transport of crude oil within the state. Also learn about what you can do to protect New York State’s communities and natural resources from a crude oil disaster.

Panelists:
Kate Hudson, Riverkeeper, Director of Special Projects
Sean Dixon, Riverkeeper, Staff Attorney, Hudson River Program
Roger Downs, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, Conservation Director

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The Sustainability Series — Winter-Spring 2015

All programs are held at Seafarers & International House, 123 East 15th St., corner of Irving Place, Manhattan. Doors open 6:30 for refreshments, Programs start at 7:00  $6 Suggested donation, $3 Students

February 11: WE NEED OUR OPEN SPACES – New city policies allow the sale of community gardens & other open spaces. Learn to protect open spaces.
Tupper Thomas – New Yorkers for Parks
Aziz Dehkan Eighty 20 Group – NY Coalition of Community Gardens
Paula Segal – 596 Acres, NYC’s community land access advocate
Meg Fellerath – Board President Brooklyn Queens Land Trust

March 11: STOP BREEDING SUPERBUGS – Overuse of Antibiotics in factory farms and modern medicine is creating antibiotic-resistant viruses and bacteria.
Dr. Martin Blaser – Author Missing Microbes
Lana Guardo – NY Organizer for Food and Water Watch – Antibiotics Legislation around the country.

April 8: SOLID WASTE TO SOLID GOLD – NYC can turn solid waste into compost, energy, and recycled products. How can we promote this?
Councilman Benjamin Kallos – East 91st Street Transfer Station
Anthony Fiore – DEPNYC – Anaerobic Digesters
NYC Dept. Sanitation – How fast can they ramp up recycling?

May 13: TRANSPORTATION: NEW WAYS TO GET AROUND
Speaker from Tesla Motors – to be confirmed
Chair Roxanne Warren/Co ChairGeorge Haikalis vision 42 – light rail on 42nd Street
NY NJ freight rail tunnel to Brooklyn

June 10: OCEANS: FIXABLE MESSES? HOW WE CAN HELP
Ronnie Ono – Ocean Conservancy – Confronting Ocean Acidification
Judith Weis – author Marine Pollution – Regulating and Reducing Pollution
Update on Port Ambrose LNG Terminal