350 Philly's Meenal Raval spoke this week against our own municipal utility’s desires to extend their customer base for fracked gas by developing an LNG facility. You can learn more at 350philly.org/NoLNG. Watch, and/or read testimony offered by Meenal Raval. Hello. My name is Meenal Raval. Here today speaking on bill number 181063, known as PGW’s … Continue reading Testimony at April 11, 2019 session of City Council
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Testimony at March 21st 2019 City Council session
The Philadelphia community is resisting our own municipal utility wanting to extend their gas customer base for fracked gas. You can learn more at 350philly.org/NoLNG. The below is testimony of 2 residents against this project on March 21st 2019. Hello. My name is Emily Davis. I ask you to please vote down Bill 181063 which … Continue reading Testimony at March 21st 2019 City Council session
Resistance to the proposed Passyunk Energy Center
Last week, the Philadelphia Gas Commission voted 3 to 1 to OK the Passyunk Energy Center. The supporting Commissioners were Derek Green, Curtis Jones and Gene Brown. Green and Jones are also Philadelphia City Council members. The lone dissenting voice was that of City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart. Jocelyn Hill abstained. This vote was cast despite … Continue reading Resistance to the proposed Passyunk Energy Center
The Passyunk Energy Center?! Just Say No!
In mid-September, the Philadelphia Inquirer alerted us that our city’s publicly owned gas utility, PGW, has signed a deal to move forward with a LNG (liquefied natural gas) facility at its Passyunk plant. 350 Philly and allies are challenging this project, because it will expand the production and use of fossil fuels. The rapidly … Continue reading The Passyunk Energy Center?! Just Say No!