January 14, 2015

We Rocked it at LNG Hearing

There was a terrific crowd out at the LNG hearing in Queens which was overwhelmingly against the Port Ambrose Project.  Our Chapter’s own Jeremy Thornton spoke at a press conference before the hearing along with many other environmental leaders and local elected officials.
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January 3, 2015

LNG Hearing Prep was a success

The meeting organized by All Our Energy was a great success today.  Elected leaders from Long Beach were in attendance as as well as Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky. News 12 LI coverage here. 
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December 24, 2014

LNG Hearing Prep, Sat January 3rd LB Library

The folks at All Our Energy had a great idea; to convene on Saturday, January 3rd at the Long Beach Public Library to help us all prepare for the January 7th Public Hearing. There will be activities and actions, sign-making, more info from speakers etc. Please come out and bring friends, this is kid-friendly.  https://www.facebook.com/events/781677688565860/
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December 24, 2014

Local LNG Hearing Called For

Our local elected leaders are truly representing the area by calling for another public hearing on the LNG facility, one that takes place in Long Beach, not NYC. Link to the LI Herald Article here
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December 22, 2014

News on LNG

For more info on the Port Ambrose LNG project please see this article from the Long Beach Herald. And for an opinion one island away, http://rockawaytimes.com/2014/12/20/groins-off-shore-rigged/

And please reply to the Facebook event for the Public Hearing on this issue. We need every person possible to attend and speak out against this project. https://www.facebook.com/events/1561916150705873  Please post and invite others.

December 5, 2014

Big News on LNG

The City of Long Beach Council is unanimously opposed to the proposed Port Ambrose LNG facility. They sent a letter to Governor Cuomo expressing this opposition. That letter can be seen here.  Way to go Long Beach!  The City leaders did the same several years ago. Different LNG proposal, same opposition.

Also, there is a community meeting at the Long Beach Library on Monday, December 8th. Flier below, Facebook Event here https://www.facebook.com/events/760698037351900/

Click here for LNG Info and Meeting details

GBPToxic Sewer Pipe
June 9, 2014

Video – Water Recycling in Orange County

We’ve mentioned several examples of water recycling from around the country here – Water Recycling – 6 Stories.  Here is a more detailed view of the plant they built in Orange County, CA to take secondarily treated sewage and turn it into potable drinking water. 
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GBPToxic Sewer Pipe
June 2, 2014

Pipe Discussion Nowhere Near Long Beach

Chapter Vice-Chair Marvin Weiss asked some key questions after attending a meeting on solutions to the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant and the proposed ocean outfall pipe, which took place nowhere near
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May 27, 2014

Groundwater Problems Will Worsen with Ocean Outfall

One of our concerns with the proposed ocean outfall pipe for the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant is that it will not solve the existing groundwater problems of over-drafting and saltwater intrusion, in fact it will likely make them worse.

But don’t take our word for it. 
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May 27, 2014

Please Attend Outfall Pipe Meeting in Brentwood

Please attend a public meeting tomorrow about Long Island water quality issues including an ocean outfall pipe off of Long Beach.

May 28, 2014, Noon – 3 PM presentations 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM – Public comments allowed

This is the only meeting in a series of three where public comments are allowed.

Health Sports Education Center Auditorium
Suffolk County Community College
Wicks Road Entrance
Brentwood, NY 11717

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While there are plenty of good elements to the plan being proposed, an ocean outfall pipe will only make our water supply an quality problems worse.



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