This summer, we learned of an effort in a Toronto suburb to block plans for a gas power plant. When the neighborhood of Mt Dennis learned that their transit system, Metrolinx, were considering an 18MW plant at a nearby maintenance and storage facility, they got fired up! Claiming public transit is supposed to be the … Continue reading #DudeItsRude to build in a community when the community says NO
Month: September 2016
SEPTA Open House: Are We There Yet?
At their recent sustainability open house on August 30th, SEPTA displayed their top 13 goals for the economy, community and the natural environment on poster boards, as part of their SEPTAinable 2020 initiative. But we learned quickly that there was only so much that could be gleaned from simply looking at these boards. First of all, we commend … Continue reading SEPTA Open House: Are We There Yet?
350 Philly at Greenfest
Each September, the Clean Air Council organizes an annual GreenFest at Headhouse Square in South Philly. This year, 350Philly set up a tent. We explained the need for a rapid transition away from fossil fuels, our current campaign for a #FossilFreeSEPTA and added about 200 signatures to our petition to the SEPTA Board. Check out a photo gallery … Continue reading 350 Philly at Greenfest