Sustainable Ithaca > Environmental Health and Toxic Threats (prior to 2016)

These grants address concerns about the human health and environmental effects of hydrofracking for natural gas and to educate about toxins found in household and personal care products.

2015


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Cayuga Coal Ash Disposal Facility: Review, Remediation Planning & Closure (over 2 years)
$26,000
www.cayugalake.org

2014


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
General operating support
$35,000
www.cayugalake.org

2013


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Hope Requires a Restful Mind: Coping with Climate Change and Fracking in
the Cayuga Lake Watershed
$35,000
www.cayugalake.org

2012


Community Science Institute, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Water Monitoring Project: Sustaining Baseline Initiatives
$15,000
www.communityscience.org

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
It Takes a Network to Protect a Watershed: Capacity-Building for Effective Watershed Teamwork and Leadership
$37,500
www.cayugalake.org

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY
Underwater Video Baseline of Cayuga Lake Watershed
$15,000
www.hws.edu

2011


Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Design and implementation of legal strategies that protect communities from the threats associated with gas industry activities
$42,000
www.cedclaw.org

Community Science Institute, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Water Monitoring Project: A Regional Baseline Initiative
$20,000
www.communityscience.org

Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility

Ithaca, NY
Drop-box program for unwanted household medications
$10,000
www.ci.ithaca.ny.us/departments/dpw/iawwtp.cfm#latest

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
TCCOG Land Use Analysis and Impact Assessment Project
$5,000
www.tompkins-co.org

Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Shaleshock Media
$5,750
cedclaw.org

2010


Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Work to help communities respond to industrialization in rural Tompkins County
$25,000
cedclaw.org

West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc.

New York, NY
Clean and Healthy New York's toxics programming in Tompkins County
$20,000
www.weact.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Community Environmental Defense Council's work to help communities respond to industrialization in rural Tompkins County
$25,000

2009


Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Drinking well and freshwater baseline testing prior to hydraulic fracturing gas drilling operations in Tompkins County
$15,000

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Democracy School training for Shaleshock members concerned about gas drilling
$2,000

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Marcellus Accountability Project to map gas leases in Tompkins County
$4,100
www.tcgasmap.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula, MT
Clean New York programming in Tompkins County around toxics education
$20,000
www.womenandenvironment.org