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Is Governor Cuomo a fracking hypocrite?

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  By Lee Ziesche, Sane Energy Core Member  Right now, as you read this, there’s an incredibly dangerous transition happening in the United States. And it has nothing to do with Donald Trump. Well, it didn’t start with him at least. … Continue reading

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NY Offshore Wind: 60 second Film to share + NYC Official Info Sessions + Sane Energy’s beautiful graphic presentation on Wind: Who, what, where, when & why.

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Sane Energy Project gathered allies in the WinWindNY coalition to make a 60-second Public Service Announcement about Offshore Wind for New York to help educate our communities that wind is here, and if we work together, we can make the … Continue reading

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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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