Category Archives: Events

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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March 7, 2014 – Comment Deadline on Keystone XL Pipeline FSEIS

On January 31, the State Department published its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) for the Keystone XL pipeline project. Public comments will be accepted until March 7, 2014 at 11:59 pm (EST).  This is the last time the public … Continue reading

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Mass Civil Disobedience Against Keystone XL by Peter Rothberg The Nation

The March 2 sit-in is expected to be the largest act of civil disobedience by young people in the recent history of the environmental movement and it will be led by just the demographic that helped propel Obama to the … Continue reading

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Watch the “Tankers and Turbines” Speakers / Stop LNG Off Jones Beach / Demand Clean Energy

Our deep appreciation goes to Owen Crowley, who single-handedly filmed, edited (incorporating the speakers’ slides), and posted video of UFA’s Tankers & Turbines event that was held two weeks ago.  If you missed the event at Rutgers Church, you can … Continue reading

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Thursday February 20, 2014 – Rally Against Cove Point LNG Export Terminal in Baltimore, Maryland

When: Thursday 2/20/14 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm   Where: War Memorial Plaza, Downtown Baltimore, Maryland   Dominion Energy wants Cove Point, originally built during the 1970s to import gas, to become the first liquefied natural gas export facility approved … Continue reading

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Wednesday February 19, 2014 and Thursday February 20, 2014 – New York State Energy Plan Hearings

On January 7, 2014 the New York State Energy Planning Board released its 2014 Draft New York State Energy Plan with comment period ending March 31, 2014.  The Planning Board has scheduled six public hearings in various parts of New … Continue reading

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Exciting Upcoming Events

“Frackonomics” is back!  In case you missed our event at Ethical Culture last year, Deborah Rogers and Al Appleton will once again lay out how, in the words of Stephen Colbert, fracking is the “golden goose that is pooping all … Continue reading

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Stop the LNG Liberty Port Ambrose Project

A deep water port to export liquefied natural gas (LNG), the “Liberty Port Ambrose” project, has been proposed for the waters offshore from Jones Beach. Here are two things you can do to help us stop it: 1) Call Governor … Continue reading

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June 26 NYC – A Flash Mob for Renewable Energy

Occupy the Pipeline is spearheading a colorful flash mob in front of New York City’s City Hall on Wednesday, June 26. Here is the FaceBook event page.  The event will start promptly at Noon, but get there at 11:30 AM if … Continue reading

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