Atlantic Chapter

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Take Action: Stop the Constitution Pipeline

New York may have banned fracking, but the proliferation of pipeline proposals across our state has brought new threats to communities that are now in the pathway of fracked gas infrastructure. It is being called the Keystone Pipeline of natural gas, and if it gets built, it will pave the way for other pipelines not only in the Northeast, but in the Southeast US and beyond. Send your comments to the DEC by February 27 - click here to learn more and to take action today!  

 

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