Category Archives: green jobs

Petition for Renewable Energy in New York State

Let’s switch to Renewable Energy This summer is a good reminder why we have to stop using fossil fuels and switch to clean, renewable energy. The Sierra Club Niagara Group is promoting a policy that will level the playing field … Continue reading

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Executive Committee Meeting – Tues, March 27th 7pm

Our next Executive Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27th at 7pm in Duns Scotus Hall on the Daemen College Campus, Room 248. We will be giving updates on several items: the recent Sierra Club Energy Committee white paper … Continue reading

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Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter Energy Committee publishes white paper on Renewable Energy and Green Jobs Policy

This month, Buffalo Clean Energy published a white paper on Renewable Energy and Green Jobs Policy for the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter Energy Committee: “CLEAN-FIT programs: Clean Local Energy Accessible Now – Feed in Tariff”. An excerpt from the Executive … Continue reading

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Talk: Economic Myths of Fracking – Sunday, Feb. 26th, 4-5:30pm

Food and Water Watch, Sierra Club Niagara Group and WNY Drilling Defense are sponsoring a Presentation by Chris Burger on the “Economics Myths of Fracking”: What is this contest between the economic development of fracking and the environment? Learn about … Continue reading

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DEC extends comment period on SGEIS on Hydrofracking

On November 30, the DEC announced that it would extend the comment period on its Marcellus Shale draft SGEIS for an additional month until January 11, 2012. This decision came in response from numerous environmental organizations and others requesting more … Continue reading

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Annual Awards Dinner – Wednesday, May 11 – RSVP

The Niagara Group Annual Awards Dinner will be held this coming Wednesday, May 11, at the Eagle House Restaurant, 5578 Main St., Williamsville. Doors open at 5:45 PM with dinner served at 6:30 PM. We are honored to present the … Continue reading

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Free Wind Energy Conference April 12 & 13

Register now for Great Lakes Wind Energy Development in New York State. Two FREE conferences will be held: April 12, 2011 – University at Buffalo – 9:00AM-3:00PM April 13, 2011 – Rochester Institute of Technology – 9:00AM-3:00PM The Pace Energy … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy

The development of renewable energy sources in New York State is essential to: 1. Reduce our dependence on destructive extraction and burning of fossil fuels and nuclear energy 2. Create tens of thousands of jobs 3. Increase investments in sustainable … Continue reading

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