Category Archives: policy

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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A People’s Hearing on Fracking — Saturday, June 2, from 10am-4:30pm at Burchfield Penney Art Center

Join us at A People’s Hearing on Fracking on Saturday, June 2, 2012, from 10:00am-4:30pm at the Burchfield Penney Art Center The collaborative event will include a number of speakers, workshops, a public hearing on hydrofracking, along with art and … 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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World Water Day – Ceremony and Talk – March 23rd, 7-8pm

World Water Day 2012 – Friday, March 23, 2012 Candlelight Vigil – Indigenous Water Ceremony – Speakers Hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” repeatedly threatens our water. Fracking purposefully contaminates billions of gallons of fresh water with chemicals to drill for natural … Continue reading

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Buffalo and Niagara Falls pass resolution to ban Hydrofracking in New York State!

Amidst reports that New York State might green light hydraulic fracturing this year, the Buffalo Common Council passed a resolution on March 6th to support S4220 and A7218, bills that would prohibit fracking and wastewater treatment in New York. The … 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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