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Press Coverage of Our Campaign
Nicetown Neighbors Continue Fight Against SEPTA Power Plant | A coalition of neighborhood groups is asking the city’s Zoning Board to scuttle the project, calling it “a continuation of obvious environmental racism.”, Joe Trinacria, Philly Magazine, June 12, 2018
SEPTA’s power plant proposal attracts opposition | Environmentalists Oppose Plan SEPTA Says Helps Sustainability, Sam Newhouse, Metro, April 17,2018
Philly Neighbors Against SEPTA Gas Plant, NBC Philadelphia, April 11, 2018
Nicetown neighbors make a case against SEPTA’s new natural gas plant | Fighting for Air, Danielle Corcione, Grid Magazine, March 15, 2018
Gas Plant Goes On, Karen Melton, Weavers Way Shuttle, January 2018
Note: The Shuttle editor added a phrase to the article which is completely inaccurate. The statement on paragraph 5 should simply read “SEPTA claims the 8.6 megawatt plant will result in a reduction of greenhouse gases at the site…” 2017
Expanding the Electorate, Steven Wishnia, The Indypendent, December 26 2017
Standing Up to Environmental Racism: This Philadelphia Neighborhood Is Trying to Stop a Natural Gas Plant from Being Built. Video Report from Al Jazeera’s AJ+, December 10, 2017
SEPTA Is Ready To Proceed With The Nicetown Natural Gas Plant, Joe Williams, PhillyPurge, December 7, 2017
Health Department authorizes SEPTA natural gas plant in Nicetown, Catalina Jaramillo, Philadelphia Business Journal, December 4, 2017
Despite Opposition, SEPTA Granted Permit for Natural Gas Plant in North Philly, Marielle Mondon, PhillyVoice, December 3, 2017
Health Department Authorizes SEPTA Natural Gas Plant in Nicetown, Catalina Jaramillo, PlanPhilly (WHYY), December 1, 2017
Activists Work To Stop Construction Of SEPTA Natural Gas Plant, Paul Kurtz, KYW News Radio, November 30, 2017
SEPTA Gas-Fired Power Plant Update, Karen Melton, Weavers Way Shuttle, August 2017
Fight the Power (Plant)!, Karen Melton, East Falls Local, August 3, 2017
Waiting Game Begins for Proposed SEPTA Power Plant, John Mitchell, Philadelphia Tribune , June 30, 2017
SEPTA Approves Big Solar Project, Andrew Maykuth, Philadelphia Inquirer, May 25, 2017
Philly, L.A. Transit Agencies Face Questions Over Power Plans, Jen Kinney, Next City, April 4, 2017
Bass Asks SEPTA To Move or Halt Nicetown Natural Gas Plant, Layla Jones, Philadelphia Tribune, March 11, 2017
SEPTA’s Plan For Natural Gas Plant May Put Nicetown Residents In Harm’s Way, Laura Cofsky, Hidden City Philadelphia, January 27, 2017
Climate Concerns for SEPTA, a letter to the editor of the Chestnut Hill Local, Judy Morgan, January 2017, archived here. 2016
SEPTA Gas Plant Wrong Choice for NW Philly, a letter to the editor of the Chestnut Hill Local, Meenal Raval & Amy Edelman, December 2016, archived here, and here.
SEPTA Approves Natural Gas Power Plant, Jason Laughlin, Philadelphia Inquirer, November 17, 2016.
Residents Weary: SEPTA’s Proposed Plant in Nicetown , Philadelphia Tribune, September 27, 2016.
A Power Plant in Our Backyard?, an editorial in . Karen Melton. July 2016. East Falls Local
SEPTA, Go Sustainable, a letter to the editor of Philadelphia Inquirer. Laura Cofsky, Philadelphia Inquirer, June 25, 2016
SEPTA Power Plant Provokes Climate Activists. Andrew Maykuth, June 20, 2016 Philadelphia Inquirer,
Local Environmental Group Questions SEPTA Proposal for Natural Gas Plant in Nicetown, Jim Saksa, . June 6, 2016 PlanPhilly (WHYY)
Nightly News TV report about community forum in Nicetown, NBC10, May 25, 2016.