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Judy Wicks – Environmentalist and Owner of the White Dog Cafe

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Judy Wicks is the owner of Philadelphia’s legendary White Dog Cafe. A perennial member of the “Best Places To Work” lists, she also travels extensively in her role as activist, environmentalist, and lecturer. She recently took time out of her busy schedule to speak to us. Where are you from? I was born in Pittsburgh [...]

Lisa Marcucci – Environmental Activist (Part 3 of 3)

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Lisa Marcucci continues her interview with us and brings us up to date on her current environmental lobbying efforts. What environmental cases are you currently working on? I am working with citizens living near the Bruce Mansfield Power Plant, Beaver County, PA. The plant is owned by First Energy and is the largest power plant [...]

Lisa Marcucci – Environmental Activist (Part 2 of 3)

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Lisa Marcucci is an environmental activist and a founding member of the Jefferson Action Group, an environmental watchdog organization. Can you describe how the Jefferson Action Group was founded? Following the attempts to dump fly ash in my parents’ back yard, that same developer and the PA DEP (Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection) attempted to [...]

Lisa Marcucci – Environmental Activist (Part 1 of 3)

Monday, May 19th, 2008

Lisa Marcucci is a long-time environmental activist in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area and a member of the Jefferson Action Group. We recently had a chance to catch up with her to discuss her career and the current problems she is investigating. Where are you from? I have lived in western Pennsylvania my entire life, growing [...]

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