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FERC Review of NED Pipeline Begins

Scoping meetings for the 5-state NED (Northeast Energy Direct) pipeline by Kinder Morgan/TGP have been announced. These are the first of several more hearings that will take place over the course of the review. Click here for dates, locations and suggestions … 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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Port Ambrose Reso is Out of Committee!

MOMENTS AGO, Resolution 549, asking Governor Cuomo to veto Port Ambrose, passed in a vote held by the NY City Council Committee on Environmental Protection. That means it will now go to a floor vote at Thursday’s main City Council … Continue reading

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