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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. 807 more words

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Citizens Appeal AMS permit for SEPTA gas plant

On November 29th, 2017, Philadelphia’s Air Management Services office (a division of the Department of Public Health) gave SEPTA the green light to build a fracked gas power plant in Nicetown. 1,465 more words

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Allies in City Council, Press Conference tomorrow

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

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Citizen research on SEPTA's Proposed Gas Plant

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

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Nicetown deserves better

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

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POWER writes to the Mayor, connecting climate and racial justice

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

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What’s so bad about the Nicetown gas power plant?

Folks new to our campaign have asked… What’s so bad about the Nicetown gas power plant?

It’s a gas power plant to burn fracked gas to generate electricity for trains, planned by… 258 more words

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