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Sane Energy Project’s Statement on the Withdrawal of the USA from the Paris Climate Accord

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The team at Sane Energy Project was not shocked to receive the news of the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris Climate Accord. The behavior of the Trump administration follows a pattern in which  the fortunes of a few … Continue reading

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Community Shared Renewables Explained

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Written by guest blogger Gary Skulnik http://www.OurPower.Solar  As New York grapples with the future of *distributed energy, especially solar, the state is at a major crossroads that could decide whether it embraces a clean and equitable future, or if it sets … Continue reading

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Proposed Compressor Station in Eldred (Town of Highland) NY, meets strong local resistance

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By now, it’s an old story: A pipeline company says they *just* want to build a simple gas pipeline. Then later they want to add a compressor station. Just one they say. Then there’s a proposal for a power plant. … Continue reading

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What’s going on with the Spectra Pipeline and the NY Offshore Wind Farm?

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It sorta seemed like the last few months of 2016 at Sane Energy Project were a whirlwind of fighting the bad stuff (Spectra’s “AIM” Pipeline among the plethora of other interconnected battles) and pushing to bring on the good stuff (Offshore Wind … Continue reading

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Dear Senator Schumer: It’s now or never.

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Meet 1,000 of your favorite movement-makers at Sen Schemers NYC office to Stop Spectra AIM Pipeline. Continue reading

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IT’S ON! Biggest AIM Mobilization to date. Two days of action against Spectra’s pipeline: May 21st and 23rd

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With the NED and Constitution pipes no longer absorbing the energy of advocates, Spectra’s AIM pipeline now becomes the big focus, and the need for action is URGENT: construction is already underway for this high-pressure, large-diameter pipe sited within 105 … Continue reading

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