Karl Grossman - Investigative Reporter and Professor of Journalism

Trump Resistance on Long Island — My Long Island column this week

Trump Resistance on Long Island — My Long Island column this week Posted on May 11, 2017 The presidency of Donald Trump has resulted in a “huge increase” in interest and involvement in Democratic Party activities in Suffolk, says the county’s Democratic chairman, Rich Schaffer. “People have been reaching out to town [Democratic] committees through… Continue reading Trump Resistance on Long Island — My Long Island column this week

“Highlight of My Life — My Long Island column this week

“Highlight of My Life — My Long Island column this week Posted on April 13, 2017 By Karl Grossman My syndicated column running this week in newspapers and on websites on Long Island. This is how it appears in The Southampton Press and The East Hampton Press. *** A Part Of History It was a highlight of my life. Dennis Fabiszak, director of… Continue reading “Highlight of My Life — My Long Island column this week

How Cuomo’s $7.6 Billion Nuclear Bail-out Can Impede Wind and Solar

How Cuomo’s $7.6 Billion Nuclear Bail-out Can Impede Wind and Solar Posted on October 14, 2016 By Karl Grossman Presentation on October 14, 2016 Long Island Metro Business Action It was nearly 40 years ago that as a journalist I began concentrating on nuclear power. The preface: I hosted a TV program—”Long Island World”—in the… Continue reading How Cuomo’s $7.6 Billion Nuclear Bail-out Can Impede Wind and Solar

Solar-energized Juno to arrive at Jupiter on Independence Day

Solar-energized Juno to arrive at Jupiter on Independence Day Posted on June 27, 2016 What NASA insisted for decades could not be—a spacecraft using solar energy rather than nuclear power going beyond the orbit of Mars—will be proven false next Monday, July 4th, Independence Day, when the solar-energized Juno space probe arrives at Jupiter. NASA… Continue reading Solar-energized Juno to arrive at Jupiter on Independence Day

“Long Island as a Nuclear Park”

“Long Island as a Nuclear Park” Posted on June 7, 2016 PSEG, a Newark, New Jersey-based utility—long deeply involved in nuclear power—was foisted on Long Island, New York to be THE utility on the island by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. In 1985, a Long Island Power Authority or LIPA was created and was key… Continue reading “Long Island as a Nuclear Park”

Nuclear Power Plants: Pre-deployed Weapons of Mass Destruction

Nuclear Power Plants: Pre-deployed Weapons of Mass Destruction Posted on March 28, 2016 Pre-deployed weapons of mass destruction. That’s what nuclear power plants are. And that’s another very big reason—demonstrated again in recent days with the disclosure that two of the Brussels terrorists were planning attacks on Belgian nuclear plants—why they must be eliminated. Nuclear… Continue reading Nuclear Power Plants: Pre-deployed Weapons of Mass Destruction

Donald Trump — a “Con Artist”

Donald Trump — a “Con Artist” Posted on February 27, 2016 Finally, Donald Trump is being identified in the main ring of the 2016 Republican Party political circus in the United States as being a “con artist,” as Senator Marco Rubio called him last week. “It’s time to pull his mask off so people can… Continue reading Donald Trump — a “Con Artist”

Deepwater Wind — An Energy Revolution

Deepwater Wind — An Energy Revolution Posted on February 25, 2016 An energy revolution is happening east of Long Island. In the waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Deepwater Wind is constructing the nation’s first offshore wind farm—five wind turbines off Block Island, Rhode Island. Deepwater Wind has emerged as the leading offshore wind company in… Continue reading Deepwater Wind — An Energy Revolution

Brookhhaven National Laboratory and (Shhh…!) Radioactive Contamination

Brookhhaven National Laboratory and (Shhh…!) Radioactive Contamination Posted on February 4, 2016 A class action lawsuit begun 20 years ago charging Brookhaven National Laboratory, an offshoot of America’s atomic bomb-building Manhattan Project, with contaminating communities adjacent to it will be moving ahead this month. After World War II there was a push in the United… Continue reading Brookhhaven National Laboratory and (Shhh…!) Radioactive Contamination

Why $2 a Gallon Gas? OPEC and the Frackers

Why $2 a Gallon Gas? OPEC and the Frackers Posted on December 13, 2015 Wondering why the price of gasoline has plummeted to around $2 a gallon? It is largely an attempt to quash one of the most odious of energy processes—fracking—by a most odious of energy organizations, OPEC. Hydraulic fracturing or fracking has in… Continue reading Why $2 a Gallon Gas? OPEC and the Frackers