Cricket Valley Protestors Attend Court

On Nov. 16, climate activists successfully shut down for the day the construction of the Cricket Valley fracked gas power plant in Dover NY. At the initial court appearance of the 29 arrestees on Nov. 21, the Dutchess County District Attorney took a hard line, securing a dubious court order to keep the defendants 1000 feet from the plant. The DA also wants the arrestees to plead guilty to a violation and perform 50 hours of community services within the county. The 4 who climbed the smokestack would have to plead guilty to a misdemeanor and spend 30 days in jail. We talk with arrestees Jim Gordon, Janet Apuzzo, and Ben Schwartz. By Mark Dunlea (also an arrestee) for Hudson Mohawk Radio Network.

Alexis Goldsmith

Alexis Goldsmith

Like this podcast?

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on Linkdin
Share on email
Share via Email

Events

<< Dec 2020 >>
SMTWTFS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
Upcoming Events
Feb. 05
“Stretched Thin: The Grief of Traumatic Loss” with Lisa Good/ Urban Grief
Feb. 09
Coeymans Community Clean Air Forum
Mar. 07
Tending the Urban Forest

Stay Informed

Sign up with your e-mail address to keep up to date with events, workshops and other announcements from The Sanctuary. You may unsubscribe at any time
* indicates required
Don't worry.We <3 privacy, and will not sell your information.