Climate group raises bar for transit agency

Local climate group, 350 Philadelphia, reviews Energy Action Plan for transit agency, and raises the bar. The feedback was presented at today's SEPTA board meeting, in the form of a letter to the Board, see below. Other groups that wish to sign on to this letter can write to 350philadelphia@gmail.com. The latest version, with list … Continue reading Climate group raises bar for transit agency

Our energy future – Responses to Citywide Clean Energy Vision

In November 2017, the City of Philadelphia published a draft document: Powering our Future: A Clean Energy Vision for Philadelphia (CEV). It’s a long-term vision that could achieve Mayor Kenney’s goals of reducing carbon emissions 80% by 2050 while emphasizing equity & health for all Philadelphians. The City’s Office of Sustainability (OOS) asked for feedback … Continue reading Our energy future – Responses to Citywide Clean Energy Vision

Protect Our Water: No Fracking Waste in the Delaware River

Please join us in taking action to stop the Delaware River from being polluted with toxic wastewater produced by fracking! The Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC), a regulatory agency that is charged with protecting the watershed, has proposed allowing companies to dump wastewater produced by the gas industry into the river. Nearly 17 million of … Continue reading Protect Our Water: No Fracking Waste in the Delaware River