Log Lunch

Fishing for Justice, Niaz Dorry

The topics of community, small farms, fishermen, and justice concluded the month’s log lunches. Niaz Dorry is the coordinating director of Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance and National Family Farm Coalition. She began her talk by explaining to everyone how she arrived to Williamstown from Gloucester, Massachusetts:… Continue reading »

Litigating Newark’s Lead Contamination Crisis

Nancy Marks ‘76 is an environmental lawyer for the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC). In her Log Lunch talk on Friday, she talked about the current lead contamination crisis in Newark, NJ and described NRDC’s work on the issue. She started her talk by asking the audience what… Continue reading »

So Much Ephing Land: Considering Williams’s Resources

For the final log lunch of the year, Jesus Payan, Emma Levy, Hallie Whitmore, Amber Lee, and Allie Campbell, all in Professor Art’s Environmental Planning Workshop, gave a presentation about the project that they have been working on for the past semester. They were tasked with researching and investigating how… Continue reading »