From:   Dallas <justdallas@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Friday, October 28, 2011 12:48:51 PM
To:   globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Fwd: Generator issues
 

I am with vlad now in studio.

 

sure, I can drive to randall's, but I need info on where to go and

what to reference

 

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 2:37 PM, Victoria Sobel <victoria@showpaper.org> wrote:

> okay great so let's keep moving forward on getting the generators back from

> randall's island and perhaps a new one on site in the interim. vlad please

> call us when you get a chance

>

> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 2:30 PM, Vlad T <vlad@glassbeadcollective.org>

> wrote:

>>

>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------

>> From: "Wylie Stecklow" <wylie@wylielaw.com>

>> Date: Oct 28, 2011 2:24 PM

>> Subject: Generator issues

>> To: "Robert Quackenbush" <robert@drmtlaw.com>, "janos marton"

>> <rovingstorm@gmail.com>, "Joel Kupferman" <envjoel@ix.netcom.com>

>> Cc: "Vlad" <vlad@glassbeadcollective.org>, "Dallas" <justdallas@gmail.com>

>>

>> Bobby and Joel

>> I am copying vlad, janos and dallas.

>> They seem to be hitting up the generator issue, and i wanted to connect

>> all of you.

>> Wylie

>>

>> legal following up

>> This appears to be the relevant provision of the administrative code:

>>

>> §   27-512   Fire  protection.  The  ground  enclosed  by  a  tent  or

>> air-supported structure, and the ground for a distance of at  least

>> ten feet outside  of  same,  shall  be cleared and maintained clear of

>> all combustible material or vegetation. No open flame of any kind

>> shall  be employed within the structure, or closer than twenty feet to

>> any part of the enclosure fabric. Fire extinguishing facilities shall

>> be provided in accordance with the requirements of chapter four of

>> this title.

>>

>> ere is a portion of the draft memo the from Adminstrative Code committee,

>> related to generators. (FYI, the rest of the memo will go out later today.)

>>

>>

>>

>> Administrative Code Provisions Concerning Gasoline and Diesel Generators

>>

>>

>>

>>             The issue is whether OWS activists in Zuccotti Park may

>> lawfully use a gasoline or diesel generator for electricity. In large part,

>> the answer depends on the nature of the generator (gasoline, diesel, or

>> other fuel) and the BTU input.

>>

>>

>>

>>             As a general matter, a permit should not be required in order

>> to operate a residential-sized gasoline or diesel generator, so long as the

>> “BTU input or gross output [is] not more than one million BTU per hour.” AC

>> § 24-121(a)(5).

>>

>>

>>

>>             To enforce these regulations, the commissioner of

>> environmental protection (see AC § 24-104(17)) or his or her designated

>> agent (see AC § 24-105) is empowered to inspect any equipment covered under

>> the Code where there is “reasonable cause to believe that any equipment or

>> fuel is in violation of this code.” AC § 24-107(a). It is unlawful to

>> interfere with or obstruct designated personnel in carrying out their

>> duties, including any inspections or laboratory tests on the equipment. AC §

>> 24-111.

>>

>>

>>

>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Alan Levine <alevine@latinojustice.org>

>> wrote:

>>

>> Gideon, Let me know how I can be helpful.

>>

>> alan

>>

>> Alan Levine

>>

>> 99 Hudson St., 14th Floor

>>

>> New York, N.Y 10013

>>

>> 212-739-7506 (tel)

>>

>> 212-431-4276 (fax)

>>

>> 917-806-1814 (cell)

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>> -----Original Message-----

>>

>> From: Gideon Orion Oliver [mailto:gideon@gideonlaw.com]

>>

>> Sent: Friday, October 28, 2011 2:00 PM

>>

>> To: Sarah Knuckey; WylieLAW; Sunita Patel; Emi MacLean

>>

>> Cc: Yetta G. Kurland; Alan Levine; Wylie Stecklow; robert@DRMTlaw.com;

>> janemoisan@gmail.com; Antonia Cedrone; yettakurland2009@yahoo.com;

>> djianhead@gmail.com; Sarah Kunstler; dalterman@altermanboop.com;

>> lazarbloch@gmail.com; ows@wylielaw.com; same@wylielaw.com; Jeff Rothman;

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>> Deborah Hrbek; margaret@kunstlerlaw.net; Ellen Yaroshefsky;

>> rgoldfinger@gmail.com; janosdmarton@gmail.com

>>

>> Subject: Re: Follow up Liberty Park Legal Working Group - seizures at

>> Zuccotti today

>>

>> joel is on his way to the park, which I just left, talking with folks

>> about providing a legal support response to this. if anyone else on this

>> list or otherwise wants to be in the loop/working on responding please let

>> me know so that work is not duplicated.

>>

>> -----Original Message-----

>>

>> From: "Knuckey, Sarah" <sarah.knuckey@nyu.edu>

>>

>> Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 13:43:01

>>

>> To: WylieLAW<civilrightsesq@gmail.com>; Sunita

>> Patel<SPatel@ccrjustice.org>; Emi MacLean<emimaclean@gmail.com>

>>

>> Cc: kurland@kurlandassociates.com<kurland@kurlandassociates.com>;

>> alevine@latinojustice.org<alevine@latinojustice.org>;

>> wylie@wylielaw.com<wylie@wylielaw.com>;

>> robert@DRMTlaw.com<robert@DRMTlaw.com>;

>> janemoisan@gmail.com<janemoisan@gmail.com>;

>> Gideon@GideonLaw.com<Gideon@GideonLaw.com>;

>> acedrone@mindspring.com<acedrone@mindspring.com>;

>> yettakurland2009@yahoo.com<yettakurland2009@yahoo.com>;

>> djianhead@gmail.com<djianhead@gmail.com>;

>> Sarah@kunstlerlaw.net<Sarah@kunstlerlaw.net>;

>> dalterman@altermanboop.com<dalterman@altermanboop.com>;

>> lazarbloch@gmail.com<lazarbloch@gmail.com>;

>> ows@wylielaw.com<ows@wylielaw.com>; same@wylielaw.com<same@wylielaw.com>;

>> rothman.jeffrey@gmail.com<rothman.jeffrey@gmail.com>;

>> lglickman@stollglickman.com<lglickman@stollglickman.com>;

>> marina.sitrin@gmail.com<marina.sitrin@gmail.com>; Michael

>> Ratner<Mratner@ccrjustice.org>; meg.maurus@gmail.com<meg.maurus@gmail.com>;

>> meg.marus@gmail.com<meg.marus@gmail.com>;

>> binaahmadesq@gmail.com<binaahmadesq@gmail.com>;

>> rjboyle55@gmail.com<rjboyle55@gmail.com>;

>> david@drmtlaw.com<david@DRMTlaw.com>;

>> rebecca.heinegg@gmail.com<rebecca.heinegg@gmail.com>;

>> envjoel@ix.netcom.com<envjoel@ix.netcom.com>;

>> jonathan.askin@brooklaw.edu<jonathan.askin@brooklaw.edu>;

>> dhrbek@hrbeklaw.com<dhrbek@hrbeklaw.com>;

>> margaret@kunstlerlaw.net<margaret@kunstlerlaw.net>;

>> Yaroshef@yu.edu<Yaroshef@yu.edu>;

>> rgoldfinger@gmail.com<rgoldfinger@gmail.com>;

>> janosdmarton@gmail.com<janosdmarton@gmail.com>

>>

>> Subject: Re: Follow up Liberty Park Legal Working Group - seizures at

>>  Zuccotti today

>>

>> Forwarding from Emi Maclean:

>>

>>

>> http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/occupy_wall_street/2011/10/28/2011-10-2

>>

>>

>> 8_occupy_wall_street_protesters_stripped_of_their_power_literally_by_fire_d

>>

>> epartme.html#ixzz1c5owDyk8

>>

>> Dozens of firefighters and police officers entered Zuccotti Park Friday

>> morning to confiscate generators and gas canisters.

>>

>> Fire trucks and police vans pulled up on the corner of Broadway and

>> Liberty St. at about 8.30 am and asked the Occupy Wall Street protesters  to

>> bring the items to them, saying they were a health and fire hazard.

>>

>> "They made an announcement on a bullhorn saying: 'We are here to take  the

>> generators, could you please bring them up to us on the corner of Broadway

>> and Liberty Street'," said James Bennett, a member of the information

>> working group.

>>

>> When no one from Occupy Wall Street surrendered the generators, more than

>> 20 uniformed FDNY and NYPD officials entered the park to seize them,

>> witnesses said.

>>

>> The protesters say five generators were seized in total, including one

>> which was biodiesel and ran on used vegetable oil.

>>

>> Several canisters were also taken, some empty, some with vegetable oil and

>> one with gasoline, Occupy Wall Street say. No arrests were made and the

>> incident was peaceful, the city said.

>>

>>

>>

>>

>>

>> On 10/28/11 12:10 PM, "Knuckey, Sarah" <sarah.knuckey@nyu.edu> wrote:

>>

>> People on this list may find this interesting:

>>

>> Yesterday, the President of Indonesia (Yudhoyono) referred to the

>>

>> NYPD's policing of assembly and NY mass arrests as a justification for

>>

>> Indo's own policing tactics and and mass arrests of pro-West Papua

>>

>> independence protesters. He was responding to calls by Amnesty

>>

>> International and others to release the detained protesters and account

>>

>> for protesters' injuries and deaths. The "President compared

>>

>> Indonesia's actions with the hundreds of people in New York who were

>>

>> detained by local authorities for shutting down streets with

>>

>> demonstrations, and riots that also occurred in England some time ago.

>>

>> Detention of people because they act against the law, is happening

>>

>> around the world." Original article is in Bahasa Indonesia language

>>

>> only, but informal translation into English by a friend working to free

>> the West Papua activists is here:

>>

>> http://ebenkirksey.blogspot.com/2011/10/indonesian-president-open-to-di

>>

>> alo

>>

>> g

>>

>> .html

>>

>> This is an inevitable but very striking example of US norm and behavior

>>

>> proliferation and setting, and of the phenomenon of other countries

>>

>> referencing US practice as justification for their own human rights

>>

>> violations.

>>

>> In other human rights contexts (e.g. recently, targeted killings), this

>>

>> type of effect has occasionally been an influential advocacy point

>>

>> against US practices vis-a-vis certain actors. Just something to keep

>>

>> in the back of our minds as we continue to advocate here for our rights

>>

>> to peacefully assemble and protest.

>>

>>

>> Sarah

>>

>>

>> On 10/27/11 12:15 AM, "WylieLAW" <civilrightsesq@gmail.com> wrote:

>>

>> Ok, just spoke to finance folks on the ground, ton of police presence,

>>

>> lots of white shirts, but looks to be calming  down at this point.

>>

>>

>> Sent from my iPad

>>

>> On Oct 27, 2011, at 12:05 AM, Sunita Patel <SPatel@ccrjustice.org> wrote:

>>

>> Someone at the CCR office says there is A LOT of police activity in

>>

>> the area. Tweets are suggesting COBRA.

>>

>> ----- Original Message -----

>>

>> From: WylieLAW [mailto:civilrightsesq@gmail.com]

>>

>> Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2011 12:04 AM

>>

>> To: Yetta G. Kurland <kurland@kurlandassociates.com>

>>

>> Cc: Alan Levine <alevine@latinojustice.org>; Wylie Stecklow

>>

>> <wylie@wylielaw.com>; Robert Quackenbush <robert@DRMTlaw.com>; Jane

>>

>> <janemoisan@gmail.com>; <Gideon@GideonLaw.com>

>>

>> <Gideon@gideonlaw.com>; <acedrone@mindspring.com>

>>

>> <acedrone@mindspring.com>; Yetta Kurland

>>

>> <yettakurland2009@yahoo.com>; <djianhead@gmail.com>

>>

>> <djianhead@gmail.com>; Sarah Kunstler <Sarah@kunstlerlaw.net>;

>>

>> <dalterman@altermanboop.com> <dalterman@altermanboop.com>;

>>

>> <lazarbloch@gmail.com> <lazarbloch@gmail.com>; <ows@wylielaw.com>

>>

>> <ows@wylielaw.com>; <same@wylielaw.com> <same@wylielaw.com>; Jeffrey

>>

>> Rothman <rothman.jeffrey@gmail.com>; <lglickman@stollglickman.com>

>>

>> <lglickman@stollglickman.com>; <marina.sitrin@gmail.com>

>>

>> <marina.sitrin@gmail.com>; Michael Ratner; <meg.maurus@gmail.com>

>>

>> <meg.maurus@gmail.com>; <meg.marus@gmail.com> <meg.marus@gmail.com>;

>>

>> <binaahmadesq@gmail.com> <binaahmadesq@gmail.com>; Sunita Patel;

>>

>> <rjboyle55@gmail.com> <rjboyle55@gmail.com>; <david@drmtlaw.com>

>>

>> <david@drmtlaw.com>; <rebecca.heinegg@gmail.com>

>>

>> <rebecca.heinegg@gmail.com>; <envjoel@ix.netcom.com>

>>

>> <envjoel@ix.netcom.com>; <jonathan.askin@brooklaw.edu>

>>

>> <jonathan.askin@brooklaw.edu>; Deborah Hrbek <dhrbek@hrbeklaw.com>;

>>

>> Margaret Ratner Kunstler <margaret@kunstlerlaw.net>; Knuckey,Sarah

>>

>> <sarah.knuckey@nyu.edu>; <Yaroshef@yu.edu> <Yaroshef@yu.edu>;

>>

>> <rgoldfinger@gmail.com> <rgoldfinger@gmail.com>;

>>

>> <janosdmarton@gmail.com> <janosdmarton@gmail.com>

>>

>> Subject: Re: Follow up Liberty Park Legal Working Group

>>

>> I'm getting text that mass arrest  are imminent at the park.

>>

>> Anyone else hearing this?

>>

>> Sent from my iPad

>>

>> On Oct 26, 2011, at 9:56 PM, "Yetta G. Kurland"

>>

>> <kurland@kurlandassociates.com> wrote:

>>

>> Very interesting...

>>

>> http://thinkprogress.org/special/2011/10/26/354443/occupy-cleveland-

>>

>> win

>>

>> s

>>

>> /

>>

>>

>>

>>

>> -----Original Message-----

>>

>> From: Alan Levine [mailto:alevine@latinojustice.org]

>>

>> Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 7:59 PM

>>

>> To: Yetta G. Kurland; Wylie Stecklow; Robert Quackenbush

>>

>> Cc: Jane; <Gideon@GideonLaw.com>; acedrone@mindspring.com; Yetta

>>

>> Kurland;  djianhead@gmail.com; Sarah Kunstler;

>>

>> dalterman@altermanboop.com;  lazarbloch@gmail.com; ows@wylielaw.com;

>>

>> same@wylielaw.com; Jeffrey Rothman;  lglickman@stollglickman.com;

>>

>> marina.sitrin@gmail.com;  mratner@ccrjustice.org;

>>

>> meg.maurus@gmail.com; meg.marus@gmail.com;  binaahmadesq@gmail.com;

>>

>> spatel@ccrjustice.org; rjboyle55@gmail.com;  david@drmtlaw.com;

>>

>> rebecca.heinegg@gmail.com; envjoel@ix.netcom.com;

>>

>> jonathan.askin@brooklaw.edu; Deborah Hrbek; Margaret Ratner

>>

>> Kunstler;  Knuckey,Sarah; Yaroshef@yu.edu; rgoldfinger@gmail.com;

>>

>> janosdmarton@gmail.com

>>

>> Subject: RE: Follow up Liberty Park Legal Working Group

>>

>> Just saw this. If the 5 p.m. meeting was today, guess I missed it.

>>

>> If there's going to be a Sunday, Nov. 6 meeting, I can be there.

>>

>> alan

>>

>> Alan Levine

>>

>> 99 Hudson Street, 14th Floor

>>

>> New York, New York 10013

>>

>> Tel: 212-739-7506

>>

>> Fax: 212-431-4276

>>

>> Cell: 917-806-1814

>>

>>

>>

>> -----Original Message-----

>>

>> From: Yetta G. Kurland [mailto:kurland@kurlandassociates.com]

>>

>> Sent: Tue 10/25/2011 4:04 PM

>>

>> To: 'Yetta G. Kurland'; 'Wylie Stecklow'; 'Robert Quackenbush'

>>

>> Cc: 'Jane'; '<Gideon@GideonLaw.com>'; acedrone@mindspring.com;

>>

>> 'Yetta  Kurland'; djianhead@gmail.com; 'Sarah Kunstler';

>>

>> dalterman@altermanboop.com;  lazarbloch@gmail.com; ows@wylielaw.com;

>>

>> same@wylielaw.com; 'Jeffrey  Rothman'; lglickman@stollglickman.com;

>>

>> marina.sitrin@gmail.com;  mratner@ccrjustice.org;

>>

>> meg.maurus@gmail.com; meg.marus@gmail.com;  binaahmadesq@gmail.com;

>>

>> spatel@ccrjustice.org; rjboyle55@gmail.com;  david@drmtlaw.com;

>>

>> rebecca.heinegg@gmail.com; envjoel@ix.netcom.com;

>>

>> jonathan.askin@brooklaw.edu; 'Deborah Hrbek'; 'Margaret Ratner

>>

>> Kunstler';  'Knuckey,Sarah'; Yaroshef@yu.edu; rgoldfinger@gmail.com;

>>

>> janosdmarton@gmail.com; Alan Levine

>>

>> Subject: RE: Follow up Liberty Park Legal Working Group

>>

>> Hey Alan,

>>

>> This just went out, fyi.

>>

>>

>>

>> Yetta G. Kurland, Esq.

>>

>> The Kurland Group

>>

>> Tel: 212 253-6911 || Fax: 212 614-2532

>>

>> 350 Broadway | Suite 701 | NY, NY 10013

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>> Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 3:28 PM

>>

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>> Subject: Follow up Liberty Park Legal Working Group

>>

>>

>>

>> Hey all,

>>

>> I wanted to check in and see if we could set up two meetings.  For

>>

>> the  smaller subcommittee we are proposing a meeting at  5pm at our

>>

>> office

>>

>> (350

>>

>> Broadway, Suite 701) and then the larger Liberty Park Working Group

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>> to meet  on Sunday Nov 6th at 2pm.  Please let me know if these

>>

>> dates do not work  asap.

>>

>> Thank you.

>>

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