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Radon Test 2014 Results

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UPDATE: The 2014 radon test period is now closed. Thank you to all who participated! If you missed it, please sign up for email alerts and we’ll make sure you’re part of the 2015 test next year. For the third … Continue reading

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Sane Energy on the Radio

Sane Energy Project was recently a guest on WBAI two weeks in a row: On the March 24th broadcast of Green Street, with hosts Doug and Patti Wood, NY State Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal and Sane discussed radon in kitchen gas and the … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Food Not Fracking Tour

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This is more of a travelogue than a proper reportback, but we hope it will capture the spirit of our trip better that way. We did dutifully take minutes at these meetings, but we won’t be posting those here. What we really … Continue reading

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Help Pass the Radon Bill!

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The Linda Rosenthal Radon bill (A6863-A) is live this session, with 21 Assembly cosponsors and counting! These Assemblymembers have signed on: Abinanti, Miller, Gottfried, Roberts, Quart, Markey, Brennan, Otis, Paulin, Cahill, Dinowitz, Gunther, Englebright, Colton, Cook, Galef, Glick, Lifton, Rivera, Robinson, Sepulveda. These … Continue reading

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Impressions from West Virginia

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We arrived back in New York after two days in Charleston, West Virginia, apparently the only travelers on the entire eastern seaboard whose flights had not been canceled. Normally my sympathy for airline delays would be boundless, but we’d just returned from a place with … Continue reading

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Rosenthal Launches Radon Bill

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UPDATE: The radon bill is live this session, with 21 cosponsors and counting! Has YOUR state rep signed on yet? IF NOT, CALL THEM! Find your Assembly rep here, and your State Senator here. When Sane Energy Project visited the … Continue reading

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Is New York’s Shale Worthless?

On January 16th, 2014, the New York Society for Ethical Culture and a host of local electeds, plus community and environmental groups presented a panel of experts who had examined the well data coming out of Pennsylvania, and compared it … Continue reading

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January 16th: New York State’s Shale Gas Potential

What can New Yorkers expect if high-volume hydrofracking is permitted here? A team consisting of a geologist, a systems analyst, and two retired oil and gas execs reviewed data from 2700 Pennsylvania gas wells. The analysis shows that the highest yields … Continue reading

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The Rockaway Pipeline

FERC Docket Number: CP13-499-000  Status: Final EIS Issued The Rockaway Lateral is a high-pressure, large-diameter gas pipeline, proposed to run across newly restored wetlands in Jamaica Bay, under Riis Park beach, Floyd Bennett Field, all the way to Avenue U, near … Continue reading

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Park Slope Food Coop Joins Food Not Fracking

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The Park Slope Food Coop has been an institution in Brooklyn long before the term “locavore” was a gleam in some Williamsburg hipster’s eye. Founded in 1973, when the brownstone revival was in its infancy, it has grown to almost … Continue reading

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