REV Hearings throughout NYS
Concerned about climate change? Want to make sure NYS moves to Renewable Energy and that it is affordable? Want to transform the energy system so that it is more democratic?
Raise your voice at the NYS REV Hearings. The Public Service Commission (PSC) will be accepting testimony concerning the improtant Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) plan throughout NYS from January 28 through February 12, 2015. We are encouraging our members to attend the sessions and make oral comments. To learn more about the hearings and to submit comments, click here.
Fracking Victory for New York!
New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that high volume hydraulic fracturing will be banned in New York, following the release of a long-anticipated study that concluded fracking could pose "significant public health risks."...read the full press release here
Renewable Energy Toolkit
The Atlantic Chapter is dedicated to promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency throughout New York.
- Our Chapter's policy on Renewable Energy details our goals for NYS (read here).
- Find our Renewable Energy Brochure here (pdf).
- Send a letter to your elected officials, urging them to promote renewable energy and efficiency in their own newsletters (sample letter).
For more on Renewable Energy, click here.
Petition for Mandatory GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) Labeling in NYS
Foods produced from or containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) may contain new substances or have purposeful or inadvertent compositional changes and have the potential to cause a variety of health problems. Sadly, consumers are not informed which products contain GMOs and therefore cannot make an informed decision about their consumption of GMOs. Sign the Petition today!More info on GMOs in our food system