Constitution and NED Pipelines Halted!

KNOCK US OVER WITH A FEATHER–TWO PIPELINES DOWN! Amazing news on Earth Day that the DEC denied the Water Quality Permit for the Constitution pipeline. Following close on the heels of Kinder-Morgan pulling the plug on their NED pipeline, it’s clear that the power of public opinion, and the work of thousands of Northeast activists, is having direct impact on our energy future across the region. Catch all the details on both defeats HERE–rejoice, take a bow–and then let’s redirect all that activism towards the projects that remain. (But seriously, what joyful change is being made!)

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Stephen Gerhart’s Letter

Mr. Gerhart wrote the following letter to Pennsylvania governor, Tom Wolf, the day before tree-cutting crews came onto his property, against his will, to make a path for the Sunoco Mariner East 2 pipeline. His wife, Ellen, was put in handcuffs the … Continue reading

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The CPR Report March, 2016

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UPDATE: Just days before the end of the month, tree-cutting crews, accompanied by the local Sheriff,  moved in on the Gerhart property in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. Sunoco Logistics had taken the property by eminent domain for the Mariner East 2 pipeline, which will carry … Continue reading

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The New York Times Awakens to the Infrastructure Movement

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In the five years we’ve been fighting pipelines, a question frequently asked by newcomers who’ve just learned about the infrastructure invasion is an outraged, “Why isn’t the New York Times covering this?!” A good percentage of the population revers this paper as … Continue reading

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ResistAIM campaign covered by Grist

Ben Adler has posted an article in Grist detailing the rise of blockades against Spectra’s AIM pipeline in the Northeast. Despite Spectra’s spokesperson’s rote statements about “clean, reliable, domestic natural gas,” Adler notes that “new pipelines are actually less safe than older ones. Pipelines built in the 2010s have been failing at about three times the rate of those built from the 1950s to the 2000s.” Sane Energy Co-Director, Kim Fraczek, who was arrested as one of the Montrose 9, says, “New York state has outlawed fracking because of health and safety issues; we need to consider that the infrastructure is just as damaging to our health and safety as much as the drilling is.”

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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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