North Brooklyn Community Calls National Grid’s Decision to Restart Construction of Controversial Fracked Gas Pipeline “Reckless” during Pandemic and Demand Immediate Halt of Construction – May 20, 2020

Erik McGregor Photography Erik McGregor is a New York City based artist, photographer,  and activist. Brooklyn, NY, May 20. 2020 – National Grid resumed the North Brooklyn “MRI” Pipeline construction by allegedly authorizing themselves to continue, despite the risks of the COVID-19 pandemic and the extension of the shelter in place orders. Residents and local elected…

Commentary: On climate, Cuomo talks a good game. Now it’s time for action

Opinion by Michael N. Susan, Albany Times-Union Albany, NY, January 24, 2020 – In his unremitting and unconscionable attack on science, President Donald Trump claims that human-caused global warming — overwhelmingly accepted by scientists — is a Chinese hoax. He posits that wind turbines cause cancer. Trump has defunded climate research, expanded fossil fuel extraction…

Guest Commentary: Expansion of NYSEG pipeline not needed

By Robert Edlund in The Daily Star Oneonta, NY, August 9, 2019 – Last year, the Otsego County Industrial Development Agency and Sen. Jim Seward met behind closed doors with the president of NYSEG. They cooked up plans for a new pipeline to be paid for by you, NYSEG’s customers. Instead of replacing a 25-mile segment…

Your Gas Stove Is Bad for You and the Planet – May 2019

Your Gas Stove Is Bad for You and the Planet -To help solve the climate crisis, we need to electrify everything. By Justin Gillis and Bruce Nilles.Mr. Gillis is a former New York Times environmental reporter and a contributing opinion writer. Mr. Nilles is a managing director at Rocky Mountain Institute. OAKLAND, Calif. May 1,…

Sustainable Energy Comes to Westchester, Eliminating the Need for More Gas Pipelines – April 2019

For immediate release: Thursday, April 25, 2019 Contact: Doug Wood, Grassroots Communications (516) 883-0887 Sustainable Energy Comes to Westchester, Eliminating the Need for More Gas Pipelines Heat Pumps and Solar Power Help Builders Save Money and Avoid the Uncertainty of Fossil Fuels  (Tarrytown, NY) Hundreds of Westchester builders, developers, architects, engineers and municipal officials packed the Tarrytown Hilton…

8 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA: INDIAN POINT DECOMMISSIONING, WOMEN’S VOICES – March 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 23 February 2019 by Margo Frances, 914-325-4620 (margofrances@yahoo.com) PEEKSKILL—On Sunday, March 10, at 2 P.M., at the American Legion hall, 936 McKinley Street, Peekskill, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC) and other local groups are hosting a pot-luck lunch and informative program commemorating the 8th anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that…

Proposed sustainable energy policies discussed – March 2019

Mid-Hudson News.com – Saturday, March 2, 2019 NEW PALTZ – Experts, environmental organization representatives and concerned community members shared their input regarding the state’s draft environmental protection legislation, the Community Climate and Protection Act (CCPA), during… Read full report