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Fishing for Justice, Niaz Dorry

  pc: radioentrepeneurs The topics of community, small farms, fishermen, and justice concluded this month’s log lunches. Niaz Dorry is the coordinating director of Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance and National Family Farm Coalition and named a Hero for the Planet by Time Magazine. She began her talk by explaining… Continue reading »

Drinking Water Contamination in Hoosick Falls, Liz Moran

  This past Friday Liz Moran, policy director for the New York Public Interest Research Group, shared the unresolved story of the Hoosick Falls water contamination. By sharing the story of the Hoosick Falls community, Liz helped raise awareness of the crisis that is still in the process… 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 »

Bennington Banner: Williams students present ideas for Prospect Mountain

  Williams College students present their recommendations for Prospect Mountain Ski Area in Woodford at the Bennington Free Library on Wednesday. BENNINGTON — Advancing Prospect Mountain Ski Area’s nascent snowmaking effort, installing a solar panel system atop the base lodge, posting mountain conditions more regularly online and expanding the… 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 »