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ITEMS OF INTEREST TO OUR AREA:

1. Your 2018 guide to going solar in New York

Some really detailed solar stuff presented very clearly…If you're interested in solar PV, go here first!

2.  Greet the Candidates.
The Rally will be held on Friday, October 12, 5 PM – 7 PM, at UAW Region 9 Hall, 35 George Carl Boulevard, just off Wehrle Drive near Transit Rd. Sponsored by the Sierra Niagara Group.

3.  No Nuclear Waste over the Peace Bridge Vigil
Friday, September 28, 2018 2 PM – 3 PM

4.  Letter: New York must heed alarm on climate change threat, by Charley Bowman
The time to act is now! Congressman Higgins recently became a co-sponsor of a bill sporting a very aggressive time table for a transition to renewable energy in the electricity generation and transportation sectors.

5. Shipments of Crude Oil (Tar Sands Oil + some Bakken crude) from Canada by Rail is at an all time high: 6.4 million bbls/month
Some of this is going through Upstate NY risking life and environment, while distant corporations profit.

6. Our next scheduled bomb train watch: Mark you calendar!
6 PM Monday October 22 – 6 PM Tuesday October 23, 2018
Please give me a call (716-908-8227) if you can help out for 3 hour shift. We have 8 shifts and two people are needed per shift.

7. Nuclear energy never solved the spent fuel problem.  Now the fracking industry is struggling with their waste water problem. Solution: lets stop the extractive energy industry. Anyway, here is a great article by Albany based Justin Mikulka:
The Fracking Industry's Water Nightmare, by Justin Mikulka


Originally published on Amherst Times. Republished with permission.