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Denise Choiniere – RN, BSN and Hospital Environmentalist

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

Where are you from? I grew up in Connecticut Where did you go to college and what was your major? I graduated from Syracuse University twice, with a BA in Psychology and a BS in Nursing. What has been your career path from college to your current position? I traveled the US after graduating with [...]

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 [...]

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