• MTA and DOT Are Weighing a River-to-River Busway for 14th Street During L Train Shutdown

    Repost from David Meyer at Streets Blog NYC: http://nyc.streetsblog.org/2017/06/06/mta-and-dot-are-weighing-a-river-to-river-busway-for-14th-street-during-l-train-shutdown/ DOT and the MTA may go beyond typical bus lanes in their plan to keep people moving on 14th Street during the L train shutdown, which will suspend service west of Bedford Avenue for 15 months starting in April 2019. The options on the table include […]

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  • City Council Elections Tuesday

    This Tuesday, the NYC City Council holds their elections. Poll locations are located (click here). The Sierra Club is endorsing the following candidates. (((Click Here))).

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  • 9 Northeast States Agree To Accelerate Emission Reductions

    WBUR is reporting that the nine-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative consortium has settled on a proposed update to the cap-and-trade program that would call for a 30 percent reduction in carbon pollution from the region’s power plants by 2030. The proposed changes would set a regional cap of 75,147,784 tons of carbon dioxide emissions in […]

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  • Governor Cuomo Pull The Plug on CPV: Reject the 401 Water Permit

    The CPV Valley Power plant is a massive 650 Megawatt fracked-gas power plant that is under construction right now in Orange County, New York by Competitive Power Ventures and Global Infrastructure Partners, a joint venture of Credit Suisse and General Electric. Please click here to sign a petition. The plant would be one of the […]

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  • Apply for Manhattan SWAB Reuse and Repair Grant

    The Manhattan Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) is partnering with Citizens Committee for New York City and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer to launch a new grant initiative: NYC Reuse and Repair. The goal of the grant is to support New York City in reusing, repairing, and refurbishing 100% of all discarded products that can […]

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  • Westchester County Community Choice Aggregation

    by Bob Ciesielski, Atlantic Chapter Energy Committee Chair The NYS Public Service Commission has established a pilot Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program for Westchester County. Westchester Power (www.westchesterpower.org) is a program initiated and implemented by Sustainable Westchester Inc. on behalf of member municipalities in Westchester County. The program permits each of the 20 cities, towns and […]

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  • 2017 NYC City Council Endorsements

    The Sierra Club has announced their initial lists of candidates for NYC City Council.  Please follow this link to see our endorsements.

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  • Help Prevent CPV Fracked-Gas Power Plant!

    Here are some easy steps you can take right now to help save several New York communities as well as the climate. These actions will help us stop the 650 MW climate killing CPV fracked-gas power plant and all of its related infrastructure, which includes new pipelines, compressor stations,  and metering stations that will destroy several […]

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