Here are some of the real facts about Philadelphia Gas Works's proposed Passyunk Plant P3 LNG Project (Passyunk Energy Center) in southwest Philly - currently working its way through PHL Council. https://www.edgephilly.org/nopec This is a direct response from residents to the lobbying and misinformation directed at City Council by PGW and its project partners. As Philadelphia residents, we will pay for the financial and health consequences of City Council's choice. THIS IS NO
TODAY is the deadline to submit comments to the Philadelphia Gas Commission about PGW's proposal to build more LNG infrastructure along the Schuylkill! Comments should be emailed to Anna Rowe at email@example.com. 350 Philadelphia's blog has useful information on why we need to stop this project: https://bit.ly/2WknRMC #pgw #philadelphiagascommission #fossilfuel #lng #liquidnaturalgas #lnginfrastructure #350philadelphia #environmentaljustice
FOURTH NATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENT https://nca2018.globalchange.gov "Communities, governments, and businesses are working to reduce risks from and costs associated with climate change by taking action to lower greenhouse gas emissions and implement adaptation strategies. While mitigation and adaptation efforts have expanded substantially in the last four years, they do not yet approach the scale considered necessary to avoid substantial damages to the economy, environment, an
Photo from Shut It Down Today / Climate Direct Action More updated information please visit: http://www.shutitdown.today/blog On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClimateDirectAction/ "It has been a long, emotional week. Three days before trial, we were bitterly disappointed when the Judge appeared to eviscerate our case by prohibiting all of our expert witnesses from giving testimony. Then, at the last minute, some of them -- including a health professional, a climate scien
GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5 °C An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty. Read the report here: http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/ A1. Human activities are estimated to have caused approximately 1.
The Outlook for Philadelphia’s Neighborhood Refinery “Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) may face bankruptcy again by 2022. Meanwhile, Sunoco’s efforts to remediate legacy pollution at the PES refinery omitted public involvement requirements, raising serious legal questions and new engagement opportunities.” - new report by Christina Simeone, director of policy and external affairs at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy. Read the executive summary here: "Some may believe t
Seems to us like everybody but Energy Transfer Partners and our governor know that these things are bound to happen on these dangerous pipelines. From Camp White Pine: Some photos of the aftermath from Energy Transfer Partners pipeline explosion in Beaver County, Pennsylvania 9/10/18. Also pictured is ETPs public response while evacuations were still ongoing. The word is that although there was no loss of human life, there were multiple pets lost in the fire. One house was co
BREAKING: The PES refinery, Philadelphia's #1 polluter, announced a massive greenwashing campaign today. RNG Energy Solutions will build eight bioreactors at PES to processs 1,100 tons of "organic waste" per day. Mayor Jim Kenney's administration isn't just handing PES a PR gift with this closed-door deal; it's entrusting more waste and pollution to a corporation that can't handle the filth it already has. PES is currently in violation of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, a
8/25 11am-3pm during Free Saturday Boating. Join us for an interactive, family-friendly exploration of Tide Field, the river, and the surrounding environment while learning about river ecology, industrial shores, fish, and wildlife. Participants will have up to 30 minutes each to complete the hunt in rowboats and kayaks. http://bartramsgarden.org/event/scavenger-hunt-2018/2018-08-25/
This event is FREE and open to the public!
This is part of our Art@Bartram series. Art@Ba
From Camp White Pine: Grandmother, Retired Teacher Jailed Up to Six Months for Protecting Her Land Ellen Sue Gerhart, 63, has been a key leader in the multi-year campaign against Energy Transfer Partners’ Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline, which is being built through her property. [Huntingdon, PA] On Friday, August 3, Huntingdon County Judge George Zanic sentenced 63-year-old grandmother, retired teacher, and landowner Ellen Sue Gerhart to two to six months in jail