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HS TEACHING SATISFACTIONS

Sunday, November 6th, 2016 Posted in President Emeritus Blog | 1 Comment »

As you may know, I was a Biol.Teacher at Bronx HS of Science. It was an enjoyable career. The admin was generally supportive, and the students wanted to learn. I devoted most of my free time to environmentally related matters, and ...

Pres Emeritus’ Tweets Unlimited

Monday, April 4th, 2016 Posted in President's Blog | Comments Off on Pres Emeritus’ Tweets Unlimited

If you've been curious enough to have clicked on my Blog link, then I encourage you to take one more step and visit my Twitter Page https://twitter.com/ICLevenbergEnge There's too many to read at one viewing, so be selective, ...

Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA – apply by 4/29/2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Harlem River Working Group, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, Projects | Comments Off on Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA – apply by 4/29/2015

Harlem River Working Group Summer Associate through AmeriCorps VISTA [caption id="attachment_2335" align="alignleft" width="255"] 5000 Native Plants capture pollutants[/caption] [caption id="attachment_2344" align="alignleft" width="255"] Canoeing on the Harlem River[/caption]   Job posted by: The Harlem River Working Group of Bronx Council for Environmental Quality Job description – The ...

UnBLOGlievable! Taking the Park where our Popup Wetland sits

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Pier 5 Pop Up Wetland - first of its kind, UnBLOGlievable! | Comments Off on UnBLOGlievable! Taking the Park where our Popup Wetland sits

PROMISES, PROMISES: THE BRONX In what can only be described as the latest version of "ULURP - The Producers", the re-sale of city owned property along the Harlem River Waterfront continues, aka the 2012 Olympics Velodrome site in the Bronx.  The ...

Movie: The Great Invisible – about the Deepwater Horizon

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 Posted in Blogs, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, In the News, Water Committee | Comments Off on Movie: The Great Invisible – about the Deepwater Horizon

THE GREAT INVISIBLE October 27, 2014 In this thought-provoking documentary which impressed audiences and won the Grand Jury Prize at the SXSW Film Festival, Peabody Award winning documentarian Margaret Brown (THE ORDER OF MYTHS) explores the fallout of the explosion of Deepwater ...

PSYCOBIOLOGY ENLIGHTED

Thursday, October 9th, 2014 Posted in President's Blog | Comments Off on PSYCOBIOLOGY ENLIGHTED

***At the risk of encouraging those among my readers, who have a suspicion that I am hearing voices in my head telling me what to do (that are not coming from my cerebral forebrain, let me set the record straight. ...

BX CB 8 JOINT COMMITTEES MTG POSTPONES VOTE ON HR GREENWAY

Friday, February 28th, 2014 Posted in President's Blog | Comments Off on BX CB 8 JOINT COMMITTEES MTG POSTPONES VOTE ON HR GREENWAY

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NEW ACCESS TO PRES’EMERITUS’ BLOG ENTRIES THRU FACEBOOK

Friday, January 24th, 2014 Posted in President's Blog | Comments Off on NEW ACCESS TO PRES’EMERITUS’ BLOG ENTRIES THRU FACEBOOK

In accordance with '2014 pedagogicaL rubrics of social and community activism, please read all my future BCEQ PRESIDENT EMERITUS' Blogs on the BCEQ.org FaceBook Page: https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/43830362547/ Post that in your pipe and smoke it, if U know what ...

Climate Central: Hurricane Sandy’s Untold Filthy Legacy: Sewage

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 Posted in East Bronx Coastal Working Group, Front Page News, In the News, Water Committee | 1 Comment »

Hurricane Sandy was one of the largest storms to hit the northeast U.S. in recorded history, killing 159, knocking out power to millions, and causing $70 billion in damage in eight states. Sandy also put the vulnerability of critical infrastructure ...

From other pens: Opposition to FreshDirect Project Grows to 34 Organizations

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, In the News, Low Impact Development | Comments Off on From other pens: Opposition to FreshDirect Project Grows to 34 Organizations

Opposition to FreshDirect Project Grows to 34 Organizations Sustainable South Bronx, Bronx Council for Environmental Quality and Green Worker Cooperatives Release Independent Policy Statements Against the Company’s Move to the South Bronx Citing the neighborhood’s “long history of being overburdened with unfavorable ...

A walk down Stratford Avenue with Paul Mankiewicz

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 Posted in Blogs, Bronx River, Committees, Front Page News, In the News, Project Green, Water Committee | 2 Comments »

WALKS AND TALKS City of Soil: A Walk Down Stratford Avenue with Paul Mankiewicz Paul Mankiewicz is no ordinary biologist and plant scientist. As founder and director of the The Gaia Institute, Mankiewicz explores — through research, development, design, and education — the relationship ...

EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012 Posted in Blogs, Committees, Front Page News, In the News, Water Committee | Comments Off on EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health

News Release link here: EPA Recommends New Recreational Water Quality Criteria to Better Protect Public Health Release Date: 11/26/2012 Contact Information: Julia Valentine (News Media Only), valentine.julia@epa.gov, 202-564-0496 , 202-564-4355 WASHINGTON -- Pursuant to an order from a U.S. District Court and as required ...

From other pens… Fresh Direct: A Rotten Deal

Sunday, May 20th, 2012 Posted in Blogs, Front Page News, Harlem River Yards Park Greenway, Projects, UnBLOGlievable! | Comments Off on From other pens… Fresh Direct: A Rotten Deal

Great Article on the topic! RottenFreshDirect Tom Angotti is Professor of Urban Affairs & Planning at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center, and Director of the Hunter College Center for Community Planning & Development. Evan Mason, Senior Fellow at the Center, ...

Environmental Education Awards

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 Posted in Board Meetings, Calendared Items, Committees, Education, Educational Environmentalists, Front Page News, In the News | Comments Off on Environmental Education Awards

BCEQ is soliciting nominations for its Annual Environmental Education Awards. The first award was initiated in 1987 by one of BCEQ’s founders, Helen C. Reel, to honor civic-minded Bronx educators who demonstrate concern for posterity through their efforts to preserve ...

BCEQ Annual Meeting on Pi Day (March 14) – Sing the song

Friday, February 24th, 2012 Posted in Board Meetings, Calendared Items, Front Page News, UnBLOGlievable! | Comments Off on BCEQ Annual Meeting on Pi Day (March 14) – Sing the song

COMMENTS ON STATE OF THE BORO ADDRESS – Thursday February 23’2012

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 Posted in Harlem River Working Group, President Emeritus Blog | Comments Off on COMMENTS ON STATE OF THE BORO ADDRESS – Thursday February 23’2012

I attended The Honorable BPDiaz's SOTB today at HSTHS. Because there's no school this week, I was able to park in the faculty pkg area. Karen Argenti wore her BCEQ Button, sat with Mychael Johnson, on aisle/last row, and disappeared after ...

MAYOR’S STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS ‘2012

Sunday, January 15th, 2012 Posted in President's Blog | Comments Off on MAYOR’S STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS ‘2012

I attended Mayor Michael Bloomberg's State of The City Address at Morris HS. Having failed at securing car-pooling, I was lucky to find a pkg spot so close to the school. There were police officers everywhere for blocks around. I ...

Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 Posted in Calendared Items, Front Page News, President's Blog | Comments Off on Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week

Please read this important message from the Department of Environmental Conservation. Dear Concerned Citizen, The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a destructive invasive insect that has already killed over 50 million ash trees in neighboring states, and has now been detected in ...

“Putting an End to the Climate Change Myth”

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 Posted in President's Blog | Comments Off on “Putting an End to the Climate Change Myth”

What do U think of this Letter To The Editor that was published in my favorte local paper? March 10, 2011 Letter to The Editor Putting an end to the climate change myth What has the Environmental Protection Agency accomplished ...

PRESIDENT EMERITUS’S BLOG – April 9th ‘2011

Saturday, April 9th, 2011 Posted in President's Blog | 1 Comment »

It's been a busier week than usual for me, with no fewer than five meetings in three days. On Tuesday, Dr.Dena Robins and I attended (1) "What's Water Worth", a panelist discussion in Barnard Hall. Afterward, we had (2) meeting ...