On July 16 Governor Cuomo and his Public Service Commission (PSC) announced a new program—shared renewables—to allow millions more New Yorkers to participate in the transition to clean, renewable energy. Thank the Governor for supporting shared renewables today!Read more
Celebrate Patagonia's 20th year in New York City with a big party that will benefit Catskill Mountainkeeper. Every dollar raised will be used to fund our work to break free from fossil fuels and move to renewable energy. The anniversary bash will take place at Patagonia’s Soho store at 72 Greene Street, Manhattan on Tuesday, July 28th.
The party will begin at 7:30 pm and feature free craft beer and food, a surprise live band performance, games, art, giveaways, a raffle and more. You must RSVP in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org
Join Mark Ruffalo and the Catskill Brewery on Saturday, August 8th from 4-8pm to celebrate 100% Leadership and RenewableNY and support The Solutions Project. For more event details and to RSVP by August 1st click here.Read more
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the agency that approves interstate gas pipelines, will be holding hearings Thursday, July 16th in Oneonta and Schoharie on a request by the Houston-based Kinder Morgan Corporation - the fourth largest energy company in America - to build another gas pipeline in our state.Read more
Through our RenewableNY program, we're working to help New York transition to 100% clean energy. Right now, millions of New Yorkers want to “go solar” but can’t because they’re struggling to pay their bills, don’t own their homes, or just have too many shade trees.That’s why we’re asking Governor Cuomo to remove these obstacles through a shared renewables program.Read more
Breaking news! The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has completed all the review steps, and high-volume hydraulic fracturing is now banned in New York State. The ban was made official with today's release of the state's Final Findings Statement (FFS).Read more
Fracking 2.0 -- Oil Transport A Disaster Waiting to Happen
Last week’s news reports said that the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) had made a stunning reversal by rescinding its previous approval of a permit to Global Partners to build a boiler to heat heavytar sands at their oil processing facility at the Port of Albany. Addressing this issue was a significant step for the NYSDEC and we thank them for doing the right thing and getting this process started. But the devil is in the details.Read more
Yesterday's explosive front page LA Times story exposed that water in irrigation ditches in California's Central Valley—one of the nation’s biggest and most significant agricultural regions—has tested positive for toxic chemicals found in oil waste.Read more
Fracking 2.0 – The Fight Against Gas and Oil Infrastructure
NO NEW PIPELINES – Join us in Schoharie, NY for a press conference and rally to Stop theNortheast Energy Direct Pipeline
At a time when we should be weaning off fossil fuels and prioritizing clean, green, sustainable energy policies, we are seeing a proliferation of fossil fuel infrastructure projects.
The latest is the Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline, which would go through Susquehanna County in Pennsylvania, parallel the proposed route of the Constitution Pipeline in much of New York and into Massachusetts and New HampshireRead more
The fight to prevent NY from becoming a fossil fuel distribution center
Right now, federal authorities are considering a proposal to build the Port Ambrose LNG Project, a deep water liquified natural gas import facility near New York Harbor, at an offshore site between Jones Beach, NY and Long Branch, NJ...