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Call Your NY State Legislators to Sign on to Rosenthal/Hoylman 2015 Port Ambrose Opposition Letter

Port Ambrose is a liquefied natural gas (LNG) port that has been proposed by Liberty Natural Gas off Long Beach, Long Island for the New York/New Jersey Harbor where a proposed wind farm is to be built in the same … Continue reading

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New York Court of Appeals Ruled that Dryden and Middlefield Can Ban Fracking

In a precedent-setting case decided today by the New York Court of Appeals, local communities have triumphed over the fracking industry. The court ruled that the towns of Dryden and Middlefield can use local zoning laws to ban heavy industry, … Continue reading

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Wind and other renewables generated a fifth of Britain’s electricity in early 2014 by Terry Macalister and Fiona Harvey at theguardian.com

New windfarms, strong winds and a good winter for hydropower plants sent renewable energy generation surging to 19.4% of all electricity from January to March. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/26/wind-renewables-generated-fifth-britain-electricity-energy

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Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street) by GlobeNewswire

At the Renewable Energy Finance Forum-Wall Street (REFF-Wall Street), industry leaders from the financial industry, the renewable energy sector and the State of New York discuss the future of financing renewable energy as State-Driven policies lead the way and Federal … Continue reading

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New York’s Silent but Deadly Fracking Problem By Peter Rugh

Even though New York State has not yet allowed high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.  We are already being fracked by rapidly expanding natural gas pipelines and infrastructure. http://bit.ly/1srSyyh

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EPA drastically underestimates methane released at drilling sites by Neela Banerjee of LA Times

Drilling operations at several natural gas wells in southwestern Pennsylvania released methane into the atmosphere at rates that were 100 to 1,000 times greater than federal regulators had estimated, new research shows. http://touch.latimes.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-79916829/  

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New York Times Article by Justin Gillis on the Latest IPCC Report on Climate Risk

New York Times, March 30, 2014, Justin Gillis, Panel’s Warning on Climate Risk: Worst is Yet to Come http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/31/science/earth/panels-warning-on-climate-risk-worst-is-yet-to-come.html?_r=1

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Protest Against Keystone XL Pipeline in Philadelphia

Today March 10th, more than 20 people were arrested for blocking an entrance to the William J. Green Federal Building, near Independence Mall, in Philadelphia in a civil disobedience action organized by Earth Quaker Action Team to protest the Keystone … Continue reading

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Tuesday March 11, 2014 – Fair Elections for New York Lobby Day in Albany, NY

Governor Cuomo has put Fair Elections in the Executive Budget, and now it’s time to make sure it stays there. A coalition group has organized for New Yorkers to engage in lobby visits in Albany with our Senators and Assembly … Continue reading

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Monday March 10, 2014 – Keystone XL Civil Disobedience Action in Philadelphia, PA

On Monday, March 10, the Philadelphia-area, including Earth Quaker Action Team, will be fulfilling the Pledge of Resistance to commit civil disobedience to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline. There is legal support for this action, including legal representation for the … Continue reading

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