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. 807 more words
On Thursday November 30th, health professionals, residents, and environmental and social justice groups will gather at City Hall to urge Philadelphia Air Management Services (AMS) to not issue an air permit for the proposed SEPTA gas power plant. 158 more words
The proposed SEPTA gas-to-electric power plant. We’ve spoken at SEPTA board meetings, met with SEPTA management, gone door-to-door canvassing neighbors, educated politicians, convinced over 50 organizations of our perspective, and yet, our transit agency is set on building this plant. 268 more words
In response to political pressure from Pennsylvania legislators to increase its use of natural gas, SEPTA has proposed building a gas-fired power plant that would release harmful pollution in Nicetown, an already overburdened community of color. 126 more words
Dear Mayor Kenney,
Thank you for your commitment to making Philadelphia a greener, more inclusive, and most importantly a racially equitable city for all. Through… 635 more words