Cuomo Picket at the Plaza - Off Fossil Fuels (6-18 New York NY)
Jun
18
5:30 PM17:30

Cuomo Picket at the Plaza - Off Fossil Fuels (6-18 New York NY)

  • 768 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10019 United States (map)
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Governor Cuomo is holding a fundraiser at the Plaza Hotel -- and we'll be rallying outside, urging him to move New York off fossil fuels. We'll be holding signs, chanting, and distributing fliers calling on Cuomo to be a true climate leader by halting fossil fuel projects and transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2030.

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Cuomo Walk The Talk On Climate (April 23 Albany NY)
Apr
23
12:00 PM12:00

Cuomo Walk The Talk On Climate (April 23 Albany NY)

UPDATE: REGISTER AT cuomowalkthetalk.org
(Buffalo area residents ONLY register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfIJ_vQhA4vttjwk9g7GV8-Vu0L2sA7QK_oln-ZmMAsNnvRzA/viewform)

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On April 23rd, we will march on the State Capitol to tell Governor Cuomo we don’t want more talk, we demand 3 bold actions to fight climate change, create good jobs, and ensure justice for all:

*Stop all fracking infrastructure projects
*Move to 100% renewable energy
*Make corporate polluters pay

Governor Cuomo says New York is a “leader” on climate change; that it is “gross negligence” not to address climate change; and that he’s taken “decisive action”. In reality, the level of New York’s climate pollution is virtually unchanged since he took office in 2011. Only 3% of New York’s electricity comes from wind and solar. And New York is failing to effectively cut the almost 80% of our climate pollution from cars and trucks, buildings and other sources other than the electric grid.

New York is falling behind other states, including Massachusetts and New Jersey, where Governor Murphy has committed to 100%. This coming Earth Day, it’s time for Governor Cuomo to:

*Stop all fracking infrastructure: One year ago, Governor Cuomo announced in his 2017State of the State that “the State must double down by investing in the fight against dirty fossil fuels and fracked gas from neighboring states.” And in 2014, he outright banned High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing, or fracking, on account of health and environmental impacts. 

In 2017, however, we have seen continued expansion in gas pipelines, compressor stations, and power plants. Compressed-gas truck fleets now ply rural roads and explosive oil trains run in residential communities. The state continues to import frack waste from Pennsylvania. Medical associations have documented increased cancer rates, and respiratory problems. Besides pregnant women, children and the elderly are most at
risk. Working-class neighborhoods, communities of color, and Indigenous Peoples are disproportionately targeted by fracked gas infrastructure. This contradicts the goals of Environmental Justice, human rights, and stewardship of Earth.

*Move to 100% renewable energy in a rapid and just transition that creates tens of thousands of good, union jobs, and investment, especially for low-income communities and communities of color;

*Make corporate polluters like Exxon pay for the pollution they currently dump into our air for free by putting a fee on their climate pollution. 

This will be an energetic and family-friendly march and rally outside the Capitol building that continues inside on the Million Dollar Staircase to rally with an optional escalated action nearby. 

Join us for this historical action - and click here to take our pledge against fossil fuels. More details on the day of march and rally will be available soon. 

Join New Yorkers from all over the state to say #CuomoWalkTheTalk and get New York #OffFossilFuels. This is will be the largest climate rally ever directed at Cuomo in Albany. Come fired up and get ready to raise your voice!

Enough talk, Governor Cuomo. We want bold action, NOW!

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SUNY New Paltz Walk the Talk on Climate (April 23 Albany NY)
Apr
23
10:30 AM10:30

SUNY New Paltz Walk the Talk on Climate (April 23 Albany NY)

On April 23rd we will be organizing to head up to Albany for the biggest#climate action rally in the history of the #NewYork capital to tell @nygovcuomo to walk the talk on climate.
If you are interested in attending please contact us for carpooling details! npclimateactionclub@gmail.com

We demand 3 bold actions to fight climate change, create good jobs, and ensure justice for all:
-Stop all fracking infrastructure projects
-Move to 100% renewable energy
-Make corporate polluters pay

The day of action will have two major components:
1) A march on the State Capitol in Albany on April 23 and rally.
2) An opportunity to participate in civil disobedience/direct action in the afternoon.

Mon, April 23, 2018
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

New York State Capitol
Albany, NY 12224

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Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance (April 19 New York NY)
Apr
19
2:45 PM14:45

Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance (April 19 New York NY)

*Photo courtesy of Rob Wilson Photography

Thursday, April 19, 2:45–4 PM
United Nations Headquarters, New York
https://law.arizona.edu/dakota-access-pipeline-resistance-criminalization-indigenous-human-rights-defenders

IPLP is convening a panel of experts to discuss the criminalization peacful protest as part of United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). The event is titled “Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance and the Criminalization of Indigenous Human Rights Defenders,” and takes place April 19, 2:45–4 PM PM at the UN Headquarters (Room S-2725 BR).

The event will feature leading human rights scholars and activists who will discuss the criminalization of indigenous activists and the need forprotection of indigenous human rights defenders worldwide. If you are attending UNPFII, join IPLP for a critical discussion on the criminalization indigenous human rights defenders worldwide.

The panelists for the event are:

Victoria Tauli Corpuz (United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples)
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz is an indigenous leader from the Kankanaey Igorot people of the Cordillera Region in the Philippines. She is a social development consultant, indigenous activist, civic leader, human rights expert, public servant, and an advocate of women's rights in the Philippines. She was the former Chair of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (2005-2010). As an indigenous leader she got actively engaged in drafting and adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007. She helped build the indigenous peoples' movement in the Cordillera as a youth activist in the early 1970s. She helped organize indigenous peoples in the community level to fight against the projects of the Marcos Dictatorship such as the Chico River Hydroelectric Dam and the Cellophil Resources Corporation. These communities succeeded in stopping these.

Elifuraha Laltaika (Member, United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues)
Elifuraha Laltaika is the executive director of association for law and advocacy for pastoralists (ALAPA) and a law lecturer of Tumaini University Makumira (Arusha, Tanzania). He previously served as a Harvard Law School visiting researcher. He holds a Doctorate in Law from the University of Arizona Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program. Elifuraha is an expert member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) and a member of the Tanzanian national Bar association (Tanganyika Law Society). Mr. Laltaika has 10 year’s experience working on indigenous peoples’ issues, including as senior fellow at OHCHR in Geneva. He is currently employed as a Lecturer in Law in Tanzania.

Seanna Howard (Professor, University of Arizona Law)
Seánna Howard teaches International Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples and the International Human Rights Advocacy Workshop. Professor Howard has been with the Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program since 2006, representing indigenous communities on precedent setting cases before the Inter-American and United Nations human rights systems.

Carla Fredericks (Professor, University of Colorado School of Law)
Carla Fredericks is Director of the American Indian Law Clinic and Director of the American Indian Law Program (AILP), which serves as the umbrella organization for Colorado Law's academic, practice-focused, and community outreach activities in American Indian law. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado and Columbia Law School. At Colorado Law, Fredericks leads a year-long clinic in which students have the opportunity to represent American Indian tribes, organizations, and individuals in a variety of matters, designed to ready students for the complexities of general counsel work. Fredericks is also of counsel to Fredericks, Peebles and Morgan LLP, where she focuses on complex and appellate litigation and Native American affairs, representing Indian tribes and organizations in a variety of litigation and policy matters.

Michelle Cook (IPLP Vine Deloria Jr. Clinical Fellow, SJD Candidate, University of Arizona Law)
Michelle Cook is an indigenous human rights lawyer and SJD candidate at Arizona Law’s Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program. She is writing her dissertation on international law, indigenous people’s human rights, gender, sexuality, and indigenous transnationalism. She is a founding member of the Water Protector Legal Collective, the on-the-ground legal team which provides legal services to those arrested at the Standing Rock encampment.

Kanyinke Sena (Member, Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa) *invited
Kanjinke currently serves as Member of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa (Working Group). A member of the Ogiek indigenous community of Kenya, Kanyinke is a long-time advocate for inclusionary approaches to conservation policy and indigenous peoples’ rights in Africa. He currently serves as a Professor of Law at Egerton University in Kenya. Prior to his role as Member of the Working Group, Kanyinke served as chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues from 2013–14.

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Flyering to #DefundTarSands (April 13 Brooklyn NY)
Apr
13
12:00 PM12:00

Flyering to #DefundTarSands (April 13 Brooklyn NY)

  • 4 Chase Metrotech Ctr Brooklyn, NY 11201 (map)
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Join with the Rainforest Action Network and American Indian Community House NYC to hand out fliers and raise awareness of JP Morgan's funding of harmful Tar Sands oil mining. 

Tar Sands mining uses the most harmful and pollutant method of petroleum extraction available. Come let Chase bank patrons know how its investments in Tar Sands are destroying our Earth and communities.

Please arrive at the meetup location at 12PM Friday for a briefing before flyering with us til 1PM.

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Flyering to #DefundTarSands (March 23, New York NY)
Mar
23
12:00 PM12:00

Flyering to #DefundTarSands (March 23, New York NY)

  • 109 Delancey Street New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)
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Join with the Rainforest Action Network and American Indian Community House NYC to hand out fliers and raise awareness of JP Morgan's funding of harmful Tar Sands oil mining. 

Tar Sands mining uses the most harmful and pollutant method of petroleum extraction available. Come let Chase bank patrons know how its investments in Tar Sands are destroying our Earth and communities.

Please arrive at the meetup location at 12PM Friday for a briefing before flyering with us til 1PM.

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Fossil Fuels and Toxic Landscapes—Issue Launch and Panel (Feb 26 Brooklyn NY)
Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

Fossil Fuels and Toxic Landscapes—Issue Launch and Panel (Feb 26 Brooklyn NY)

Monday, February 26 at 7:00pm
Verso Books
20 Jay St. Suite 1010, Brooklyn, NY

For more information and to RSVP, please click here:
https://nacla.org/event/fossil-fuels-and-toxic-landscapes-issue-launch-and-panel

A year after President Trump's inauguration, our worst climate policy nightmares have become a reality. Fossil fuel interests have hijacked every part of the new administration—the State Department, Department of Interior, Environmental Protection agency, Department of Energy and National Economic Council, and the list goes on and on. Meanwhile, the intensity of global-warming fueled devastation increases daily as over a century of fossil-fueled war and violence against labor and nature rages on. Latin America is familiar with this kind of violence.

Join us for a discussion that brings together contributors from NACLA's latest issue, Fossil Fuels and Toxic Landscapes, with internationally recognized activists and organizers for a discussion on the fight for environmental justice, sustainable energy, and a livable future across border—from New York to Houston to Oaxaca.

FEATURING:
Elizabeth Yeampierre, UPROSE
Bryan Parras, Beyond Dirty Fuels, Sierra Club
Todd Miller, Independent Journalist
Alexander Dunlap, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Moderated by Nicole Fabricant (Towson University) and Bret Gustafson (Washington University)

Sponsored by the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA), New Politics, and the Democratic Socialists of America Climate Justice Working Group.

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Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

NY Must Lead: Off Fossil Fuels (Feb 22 NY, NY)

  • 2 West 64th Street New York, NY, 10023 United States (map)
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New York can be a model for the nation in moving off dirty fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy.

Join us for discussion of a new campaign to transition New York to 100 percent renewable energy by 2030.

We’ll review state legislation and explore ideas and opportunities for getting involved, including recruiting co-sponsors of the bill and educating the public.

For more information, contact Eric Weltman at Food & Water Watch: 347-778-2743eweltman@fwwatch.org

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Offshore Wind Not Williams Pipeline: Presentation and Next Steps (Feb 22 Rockaway Park NY)
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Offshore Wind Not Williams Pipeline: Presentation and Next Steps (Feb 22 Rockaway Park NY)

Presentations/NEXT STEPS in February on OFFSHORE WIND
Community Benefit Agreement (and stopping the WIlliams Pipeline) 

First of all, very exciting news - At last, the NY Offshore Wind Master Plan came out Monday
1/29 and now we can get down to business and read it carefully and see how you (and we) 
can work toward the best outcome for the Rockaways. Here's an article from Newsday with
lots of info and a link to the Master Plan itself, 60 pages long, let's plow through it together.

Here's an excerpt:

"Cuomo earlier this year said the state would invest $15million
in a “clean-energy workforce development and infrastructure
advancement,” training workers for jobs in offshore wind
construction, installation, operation and design." 
- Newsday, 1/29/18
Now for what we can do:

On Thursday 2/22 pm we're moving ahead on both fronts: organizing against the
pipeline and supporting community benefits from offshore wind for the peninsula. Please join
us and bring friends and neighbors to Seaside Library Rockaway Beach Boulevard near Beach 116th Street

1. A talk on the Williams Pipeline and signing up intervenors online to make statements to
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that must, by law, be read by that Commission.

2. Inspection of the Master Plan for offshore wind turbines and the start of local neighborhood
discussions about what a Community Benefit Agreement would look like

Another way to examine the Master Plan is by going to the Governor's announcement where
you will see a link to two webinars hosted by NYSERDA on Tuesday, February 13
(choose 1-2 pm or 6-7 pm) (this is the same day as the next CB14 meeting).

It's a complicated but exciting subject so please come to our
events as well, where your voice will be heard! 

THANK YOU to SEASIDE LIBRARY, and to all of the people of the peninsula for
your devotion to your homes, families, neighbors.

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EAO Bake Sale for Flint & Water Protectors (Dec 6-7 Bronxville NY)
Dec
6
11:00 AM11:00

EAO Bake Sale for Flint & Water Protectors (Dec 6-7 Bronxville NY)

EAO will be hosting a bake sale with proceeds to be sent to Flint, MI: Community Foundation for Greater Flint to help with children’s health and Water Protectors at Split Rock Sweetwater Prayer Camp. 
This will be outside the Pub/Siegel Center and go from 11 AM to 2 PM on the 6th and 7th of December.

If you want to donate baked goods to the drive or help with the bake sale, please email eao@gm.slc.edu



https://www.facebook.com/splitrockprayercamp/photos/pcb.1885160521746101/1885160438412776/?type=3&theater

https://www.cfgf.org/cfgf/GoodWork/FlintArea/WaterCrisis/tabid/855/Default.aspx

Funded by Student Senate

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Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

Training: Climate Change Activism (Oct 26 New York NY)

  • 2 west 64th st New York, NY 10023 (map)
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Concerned about climate change, but want to be a more effective activist?

If so, this training is for you: an interactive lesson on how to influence elected officials to move off fossil fuels to 100% renewable energy by 2035.

We’ll provide essential tools and tactics as well as opportunities to put your skills to use.

On October 26, learn how to move New York and the nation OFF fossil fuels!

For more information, or to RSVP, contact Eric at eweltman@fwwatch.org347-778-2743

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Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day - Not Columbus Day (Oct 9 Syracuse NY)
Oct
9
4:30 PM16:30

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day - Not Columbus Day (Oct 9 Syracuse NY)

  • Columbus Circle (Syracuse, New York) (map)
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We gather to celebrate the many and varied contributions of the world's Indigenous Peoples. We gather at the statue of Columbus because it is a clear reminder of his legacy of attempted genocide and land theft. Standing atop the heads of indigenous peoples, located squarely between the Church and Government buildings, located on land stolen from the Onondaga Nation, it is a clear monument to the Doctrine of Discovery, racism,and the oppressive structures of colonialism that continue to affect all of us today. 

We gather here during a teachable moment to discuss the ongoing impacts of that legacy and to commit ourselves to reversing it. 

Speakers and Music to be announced.

Organized by Neighbors of the Onondaga Nation (NOON), a grassroots effort of Central New Yorkers and project of the Syracuse Peace Council. NOON supports the sovereignty of the Onondaga Nation's traditional government, their Land Rights Action and collaborates with them on environmental protection and restoration.

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Ramapough vs. the Pilgrim Pipeline (Sept 23- Brooklyn NY)
Sep
23
6:30 PM18:30

Ramapough vs. the Pilgrim Pipeline (Sept 23- Brooklyn NY)

Join SFTP NYC in supporting the Ramapough Lenape Nation in their struggle to protect sacred lands and the Ramapo River from the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline. Speakers from the Ramapough tribe, SFTP NYC, and others will lead a discussion on the devastating potential impacts of the pipeline, as well as specific political actions we can take. Drinks and mingling in the lovely backyard of Unnameable Books on one of the last of the warm summer evenings to follow!

Funds raised will be used to offset travel costs for Ramapough tribemembers to attend the event, and any additional proceeds will be given to the aid the Ramapough's legal fees.

For more info: 
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/14/nyregion/ramapough-tribe-fights-pipeline.html?mcubz=3&_r=0

https://socialistworker.org/2017/06/07/the-ramapough-lenape-make-a-stand

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Save the EPA Rally & Petition Delivery (Sept 14th- Manhattan, NY)
Sep
14
12:00 PM12:00

Save the EPA Rally & Petition Delivery (Sept 14th- Manhattan, NY)

Congress is finalizing the budget on October 1. Join Food & Water Watch on September 14 to deliver thousands of petition signatures to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to urge him to draw a line in the sand and refuse to support a budget that cuts the Environmental Protection Agency's funding. 

Donald Trump is proposing to slash the EPA budget by 31%, eliminating thousands of jobs, and undermining enforcement of laws that safeguard our water and air. New York communities would be hard-hit by these cuts. The cleanups of the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek in Brooklyn could be disrupted. Programs to combat global warming would be eliminated, risking further climate catastrophes like Superstorm Sandy. 

As the nation’s most powerful Democrat, Senator Chuck Schumer has an obligation to defend the EPA, for the sake of the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the climate we depend upon!

For more information, contact Eric at eweltman@fwwatch.org, 347-778-2743.

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Move New York OFF Fossil Fuels NOW!
Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

Move New York OFF Fossil Fuels NOW!

  • New York Society for Ethical Culture (map)
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The Trump White House is emboldening the corporations and climate deniers that are threatening our communities and undermining our democracy. We must demand that New York elected officials embrace climate solutions now, not tomorrow.

As the first national organization to call for an all-out ban on fracking, Food & Water Watch is building a grassroots movement to keep fossil fuels in the ground, stop dangerous pipelines and fracking infrastructure, and transition to 100% renewable energy.

On August 24, learn more about our plan to move New York– and the whole country– OFF fossil fuels. Join us!

Please RSVP to Laura at lshindell@fwwatch.org or (347) 774-4695.

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Call-In DAY: Urge Schumer to Defend the EPA! (Aug 15th- Your Telephone!)
Aug
15
9:00 AM09:00

Call-In DAY: Urge Schumer to Defend the EPA! (Aug 15th- Your Telephone!)

On August 15, join Food & Water Watch and our allies for a statewide call-in day to Senator Schumer to urge him to defend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)! 

Call Senator Schumer TODAY @ 866-961-3208 and urge him to accept NO cuts to the EPA! And encourage your friends and community members to make a quick call! 

Donald Trump is proposing to slash the Environmental Protection Agency budget by 31%, eliminating thousands of jobs, and undermining enforcement of laws that safeguard our water and air. New York communities would be hard-hit by these cuts. The cleanups of the Gowanus Canal and Newtown Creek in Brooklyn could be disrupted. Programs to combat global warming would be eliminated, risking further climate catastrophes like Superstorm Sandy. As the nation’s most powerful Democrat, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer must draw a line in the sand and refuse to support a budget that cuts EPA’s funding. 

Note: This toll-free number allows us to track the number of calls that we generate. It cycles through Schumer's eight offices, so if you don't get through the first time, dial again.

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Rally in Albany Tell Cuomo Deny 401 WQC and be a Climate Leader (Aug 10th- Albany, NY)
Aug
10
11:00 AM11:00

Rally in Albany Tell Cuomo Deny 401 WQC and be a Climate Leader (Aug 10th- Albany, NY)

This is the final stretch, it all comes down to THIS! We need EVERYONE to join us and get on the Bus and #StandwithCromwell We will be rallying in Albany to pressure Governnor Cuomo to do the right thing and be a climate leader - DENY the 401 Water Quality permit for the Millennium Valley Lateral Pipeline and Eastern System Upgrade. We are demanding that he shut down CPV once and for all. Mario Cuomo shut down the Shoreham Nuclear plant at the 11th hour due to community action and everyone demanding that it not be operational. We need the same thing to happen with CPV, build on bribery and corruption and never should have been approved. We have learned the science, seen the studies and know the experts, this plant will be catastrophic for Orange County, all of New York state and the entire Earth. 

Let us know if you have any questions. 

More details to come!! We will have free buses to take people from Middletown, N.Y. Midtown Manhattan, New Paltz NY, and White Plains NY.
Reserve your bus seats early!!
http://tinyurl.com/Bus2Albany-Aug10

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Shut Down Goldman Sachs' Pipeline Conference! (Aug 10th- New York, NY)
Aug
10
8:30 AM08:30

Shut Down Goldman Sachs' Pipeline Conference! (Aug 10th- New York, NY)

  • 200 West St New York, NY 10282-2101 (map)
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Shut Down Goldman Sachs' Pipeline Corporation Finance Conference! 

Tell Goldman, Trump and Cuomo: No More Oil & Gas Pipelines

Wall Street’s giant bank, Goldman Sachs, holds an annual finance conference for the worst of the worst: the corporations financing projects such as Dakota Access, Pilgrim, and KeystoneXL that seek to rip through indigenous communities; destroy our water and air quality; and fuel the climate crisis. 

These corporations network with big investors and work to secure financing for their projects at this elite, private confab. 

This year, let’s give them a loud and clear wake-up call. We'll be at 200 West Street, Goldman Sachs’ lower Manhattan headquarters at 8:30am to:

*Tell Goldman Sachs to stop financing oil, gas, coal, and pipelines

*Protest Goldman Sachs’ control over our federal government through their many top level people like Steve Bannon, Steve Mnuchin and Gary Cohn in the Trump Administration

*Urge New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to reject any new fracking infrastructure projects such as the Pilgrim Pipelines.

Together, we’ll be supporting the indigenous communities fighting Dakota Access, the 4 major tar sands pipelines, and the massive oil Pilgrim Pipelines proposed for New York and New Jersey. 

Please RSVP on this page to join the fun as we let Goldman Sachs, Trump and Governor Cuomo hear it from NYC!

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Brooklyn Meetup: OFF Fossil Fuels Sign-Making Party (Aug 9th- Brooklyn, NY)
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

Brooklyn Meetup: OFF Fossil Fuels Sign-Making Party (Aug 9th- Brooklyn, NY)

Join Food & Water Watch at our downtown Brooklyn office for an OFF Fossil Fuels sign-making party! 

Food, drinks, and art supplies provided! 

We'll be making signs for two upcoming OFF Fossil Fuels rallies. Our message is simple: no fracking in New York means no fracking infrastructure! From pipelines, to power plants and compressor stations, Governor Cuomo must reject it all and transition New York to 100% renewable energy.

Please RSVP to Laura: lshindell@fwwatch.org, (347) 774-4695.

Directions: The Food & Water Watch downtown Brooklyn office is located on the 4th floor of the Green Desk building on 147 Prince Street, which is a small alleyway adjacent to the carwash on the corner of Flatbush Avenue & Willoughby Street. Take the F/A/C to Jay St Metrotech, B/Q to Dekalb Ave, or 4/5/2/3 to Nevins St.

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Manhattan Meetup: EPA Petitioning & Leafletting (Aug 8th- Manhattan, NY)
Aug
8
5:00 PM17:00

Manhattan Meetup: EPA Petitioning & Leafletting (Aug 8th- Manhattan, NY)

  • Corner of Crosby & E. Houston Streets, Manhattan, NY 10012 (map)
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Hit the streets with Food & Water Watch to gather petition signatures to Senator Schumer to urge him to oppose Trump's proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

Trump wants to take a sledgehammer to the EPA, slashing 31% of its funding, laying off one-fifth of its workers, and eliminating key programs. 

Meet us at the corner of Crosby and E. Houston Streets for petitioning and leafletting from 5:00 - 6:00 pm. Afterwards, from 6:00 - 7:00 pm, we will meet at Housing Works Cafe on 126 Crosby Street (between E. Houston & Prince Streets) to debrief and discuss the next steps for our Manhattan volunteer group.

For more information, and to RSVP, contact Eric: eweltman@fwwatch.org, 347-778-2743.

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New AUG Court Date- Landowners vs. Nat Fuel NAPL Eminent Domain
Aug
4
10:00 AM10:00

New AUG Court Date- Landowners vs. Nat Fuel NAPL Eminent Domain

Despite the fact that the NYSDEC DENIED Water Quality permits for the Northern Access Pipeline - National Fuel is still summoning landowners along the pipeline route to court to condemn and seize their property under Eminent Domain.

NOTE: OUR COURT CASE IS NOW POSTPONED UNTIL AUG.
The New Date is Friday, August 4th. The Court case begins at 10:00 and we will gather outside at 9:00 AM

We would welcome anyone who would like to attend the court date as quiet and respectful support for the landowners. Please know, the dates (time) can change. It is best to call the day before to confirm.
Erie County Court Clerk #: 716-845-9486

Our NEW Erie County Landowner Court Date:
Friday, August 4th at 10:00 am (Gather outside at 9am)
Location: Erie County Court, 25 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY (Part 21)
Presiding Justice: The Honorable John F. O'Donnell J.S.C.

Thank You!
Lia Oprea
Landowner fighting Eminent Domain
Founder of WECAP
Cell: 310-770-3288
Rider Hopkins Farm- Olmsted Camp
12820 Benton Road, Sardinia, NY

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Outdoor Movie Night: VICELAND's Sacred Water: Standing Rock
Aug
3
7:00 PM19:00

Outdoor Movie Night: VICELAND's Sacred Water: Standing Rock

Manhattan, New York

**Space in West Harlem Piers Park is limited, please RSVP through the link above to secure your seat.**

WE ACT is back again this summer with our free “Black and Green Summer Movie Series.” Join us as we preview the VICELAND film, Sacred Water: Standing Rock. The film tells the story of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation of North and South Dakota who are fighting to stop a pipeline from being built on their ancestral homeland. The tribe fears that a leak could contaminate the Missouri River and spell disaster for the Great Sioux Nation.

LIVE MUSIC WILL BE FROM 7:00-8:00PM.
FILM BEGINS AT DUSK.

**Space in West Harlem Piers Park is limited, please RSVP through the link above to secure your seat.**

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Black and Green Summer Movie Series is co-sponsored by ImageNation.

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Public Hearing to Stop the Lateral Pipeline for CPV. (Middletown, New York)
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

Public Hearing to Stop the Lateral Pipeline for CPV. (Middletown, New York)

  • Paramount Theatre (Middletown, New York) (map)
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--Middletown, Orange County, New York 10940--

Join us in telling Governor Cuomo and his administration to reject the remaining permit for Millennium's Valley Lateral Project, a pipeline that would deliver dirty fracked gas to the massive CPV power plant currently being constructed in Orange County. On August 2, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation is holding a hearing to accept public comments about the Valley Lateral Pipeline. This is our opportunity to speak out, and tell Cuomo that he has an obligation to protect New Yorkers' health and safety, and environment, by stopping this pipeline, and all fracking infrastructure, in New York State.

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