Northeast US and Eastern Canada
northeast

This is a regional page for the Public Lab community in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada, reaching from Washington DC to the Maritime Provinces. Join the mailing list--[publiclab-northeast](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/publiclab-northeast)--in the left sidebar. Also, look through the places listed below and see if your locality is already organizing locally. If so, join its local mailing list and subscribe to relevant tags on the website. ###Organizers in the Northeast Region 20 organizers + 4 additional non-profit arm representatives: * [Michelle Schmitt](/profile/manetomapping) (Philadelphia, PA) * [Yagiz Sutcu](/profile/ygzstc) (Arlington, MA) * [Katie Gradowski](/profile/kgradow1) (Somerville, MA) * [Catherine D'Ignazio](/profile/kanarinka) (Waltham, MA) * [Sean McGinnis](/profile/SeanKMcGinnis) (New Jersey) * [Bronwen Densmore](/profile/bronwen) (Brooklyn, NY) * [Nicholas Johnson](/profile/nicholas) (New York City) * [Philip Silva](/profile/p_silva_82) (Ithaca, New York City) * [Karen Vale](/profile/karenv) (Plymouth, MA) * [Will Ward](/profile/wward1400) (Boston area) * [Dana Bauer](/profile/geography76) (Philadelphia) * [Natasia Sidarta](/profile/natasia) (New York City) * [Oscar Brett](/profile/oscarbrett) (New York, New Orleans) * [Ned Horning](/profile/nedhorning) (Vermont) * [Chris Fastie](/profile/cfastie) (Middlebury, Vermont) * [Lela Prashad](/profile/lprashad) (New York City) * [Jen Hudon](/profile/hudonnoodles) (Greater Boston area) * [Sara Wylie](/profile/sara) (Boston) * [Stefan Unterhauser](/profile/nemo) (Somerville, MA) also on WebWG * [Don Blair](/profile/donblair) (Amherst, MA) also a [fellow](/wiki/open-water) * [Liz Barry](/profile/liz) (New York City) also on [staff](/wiki/plots-staff) * [Jeff Warren](/profile/warren) (Somerville, MA) also on [staff](/wiki/plots-staff) * [Eymund Diegel](/profile/eymund): also formerly on the [Board](/wiki/board) **See http://publiclab.org/organizers for more information and a complete list** ###Emerging places in the Northeast Region **Discussing on the [publiclab-northeast mailing list](https://groups.google.com/group/publiclab-northeast):** * http://publiclab.org/wiki/maine (by Ron Huber and many others) * http://publiclab.org/wiki/ottawa (by Haripriya) * http://publiclab.org/wiki/quebec-city (by Benoit) ###Existing chapters in the Northeast Region **Discussing on the [plots-boston mailing list](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/plots-boston):** * http://publiclab.org/wiki/vermont * http://publiclab.org/wiki/somerville-massachusetts * http://publiclab.org/wiki/boston * http://publiclab.org/wiki/massachusetts **Discussing on the [plots-providence mailing list](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/plots-providence):** * http://publiclab.org/wiki/providence **Discussing on the [plots-nyc mailing list](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/plots-nyc):** * http://publiclab.org/wiki/new-jersey * http://publiclab.org/wiki/newark * http://publiclab.org/wiki/new-york-city **Discussing on the [plots-philadelphia mailing list](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/plots-philadelphia):** * http://publiclab.org/wiki/philadelphia **Discussing on the [plots-baltimore-dc mailing list](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/plots-baltimore-dc)** * http://publiclab.org/wiki/dc-baltimore ###New Places * http://publiclab.org/wiki/new-hampshire * http://publiclab.org/wiki/camden (by liz) ...


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bhamster "Just saw this! :raised_hands: "New York State Denies Air Pollution Permit for Fossil Fuel-burning Crypto mining operation, Citing Energy-Intensity ..." | Read more » 24 days ago
liz "Network map in Little Sis by @marinaraHQ https://littlesis.org/oligrapher/7566-why-is-nys-dec-delaying-on-greenidge-air-permits " | Read more » 5 months ago
Ag8n "The last heard, Ohio decided it was excessive levels of fertilizers that caused the problem. So, the solution was to limit when fertilizers could ..." | Read more » 5 months ago
marinaraHQ "I think it would be great- really excited to work with you this coming weekend! I read over the materials you posted, I think the fishing bobs woul..." | Read more » 5 months ago
ParaBautizo "La Palabra Christen proviene de la palabra latina Christos, lo que significa bautizar. Un niño se bautiza en agua y se le da un nuevo nombre cristi..." | Read more » 5 months ago
liz "I got in touch with the author of the Grist article as we know each other from civic tech days in NYC. She stated that she has continuing interest ..." | Read more » 5 months ago
Ag8n "Believe it or not, during the seaon, this is on the weather segment of the local news. The local water intakes (Cleveland) are often threatened by..." | Read more » 5 months ago
liz "For detecting temperature change in waterbodies, see: thermal "fishing bob" $5 diy sensor, then you take a timelapse of its color change as it is..." | Read more » 5 months ago
liz "Looks like Harmful Algae Blooms are top of the list of direct threat to public health posed by the release of hot water into Lake Seneca. Summariz..." | Read more » 5 months ago
sofadungtien " There has never been a sulfide mine that has not produced terrible environmental damage and acid runoff. My experience with mining companies in Wi..." | Read more » 9 months ago
scmkhargar "Zappkode " | Read more » about 1 year ago
occasionalchairs "Your sharing information is very good. Occasional Chairs " | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "Great point. Would some cheap conductivity work help raise the understanding among more people of the need for $100, more conclusive testing? If so..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "Have you thought at all about whether you are aiming to go directly to procuring lab data of baseline water quality that lab scientists will testif..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
Ag8n "There are test strips available for those, too. The more expensive ones are for testing drinking water. The cheaper test strips are for testing fi..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
Greenhorns "Yeah this is a great point! We're definitely considering pH paper tests, the more costly tests we're interested in are for metals like lead, arseni..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
bhamster "Here are a couple individual question posts from the @Greenhorns group: Question:Water testing protocols for Sulfide Mining? Question:Tips about ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
Ag8n "The reason I ask- the EPA testing will always be expensive. Sometimes you can do some "screening" pH tests that are much cheaper. These would be ..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
Ag8n "Can you give more information on the pH test is being done? Who is doing it? What instrument is being used? Thanks for the help. " | Read more » about 1 year ago
Greenhorns "We will call in for the open call tomorrow! Looking forward to it. " | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "Watch this video from Mountain Justice monitoring conductivity in the streams throughout the watershed where mining is happening: https://publiclab..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
marlokeno "@Greenhorns There has never been a sulfide mine that has not produced terrible environmental damage and acid runoff. My experience with mining comp..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
liz "Great to hear from you on this serious issue. Can you call into https://publiclab.org/open-call tomorrow (or any Tuesday) at 3pm? I've been getting..." | Read more » about 1 year ago
ventusdaff "Nice post " | Read more » over 1 year ago