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Welcome to Sane Energy Project!

We are a New York-based organization working toward a sane energy future that includes shutting down fossil fuel infrastructure and building a just transition toward renewable energy.

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Fall 2015 Reportback

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Things are always jumping at Sane Energy Project, but this past Fall season has been particularly active, with the successful campaign against Port Ambrose in full gear, the Resist AIM campaign taking off, plus so many events, rallies and forums! … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Protect These Families from the Constitution Pipeline

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The holidays are considered a great time for slipping in major infrastructure projects (it’s a tradition for FERC to drop 1000-page Environmental Impact Statements, or for projects to get signed off while they think no one is looking). But we’re … Continue reading

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Urgent: Send Your Letter to Cuomo

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Our friends at People, Not Pipelines are running a campaign right now that we URGE you to support. Please get your call, email or letter to Cuomo before New Year, as we are concerned the DEC may try to slip … Continue reading

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Blockadia Gets Real

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The AIM pipeline sparks multi-state resistance. When you think about the kind of person who would blockade a backhoe with their body, Nancy Vann might not be whom you’d picture. Mild-mannered to the point of needing frequent reminders to speak … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Governor Cuomo Vetoes Port Ambrose

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This morning, at the dedication of an ice arena in Long Beach, NY, Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed Port Ambrose, the contested marine project that has threatened a prime offshore wind lease area with a proposal to install a liquefied natural gas facility off … Continue reading

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Announcement!

Since 2013, Sane Energy Project has been infused with a blast of new energy from our two young coordinators, Kim Fraczek and Patrick Robbins. We are thrilled to announce that they are now stepping into a leadership position: As of today, July … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Reportback

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It’s been a productive first half of the year: We’re excited about the success of City Council resolution #549 and the growing groundswell of opposition to Port Ambrose, as well as opportunities coming up with offshore wind, the REV process … Continue reading

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Fracking is for sure, really, truly, banned in NY State

“In the end, there are no feasible or prudent alternatives that would adequately avoid or minimize adverse environmental impacts and that address the scientific uncertainties and risks to public health from this activity. The Department’s chosen alternative to prohibit high-volume … Continue reading

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Sane in the News April-June 2015

APRIL An Albany press conference calling on the DEC to create a Health Impacts Study for gas infrastructure feature the YOU ARE HERE map. Media Coordinator, Patrick Robbins, was featured on Democracy Now (forward to 9 minutes) filmed at the rally to demand a … Continue reading

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NY City Council Acts on Two Resolutions: Port Ambrose and Indian Point

CONGRATULATIONS! On Thursday, May 14, 2015, after months of grassroots campaigning, calling and nudging by advocates, the NY City Council unanimously passed Resolution 549, sponsored by Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, Donovan Richards, calling on Governor Cuomo to veto … Continue reading

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Final Port Ambrose Public Hearings Begin Tonight

This is it–Today begins the final phase of the review of Port Ambrose LNG. In case you missed any of the newsletters, facebook posts, or events building up to these hearings that have been happening over the last several months, below is … Continue reading

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