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Day of Action for Off Shore Wind & Clean Energy

On 5/18/16, All Our Energy and partners staged a rally out front of LIPA’s offices, and then spoke at their board meeting that the time has come for off shore wind!

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Speakers represented the benefits of off shore wind from jobs, to climate benefits, to getting what we pay for in our rates!

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Great work from our team- Matt, K.C., Sam, Karen, and our incredible Speakers- Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy Long Island, Peter Gollon from Sierra Club Long Island Group, Lisa Oldendorp from Move On, Olga Filakouris from NYPIRG, Joe Tonini from Sierra Club, Lou Sabbatini from Sierra Club, Sam Caslowitz of All Our Energy, and of course Matt Kearns who emceed the day, and designed the 20 foot tall turbine and plugs signs!

 

 

Press from Examiner:
http://www.examiner.com/article/plug-me-long-islanders-take-action-for-renewable-energy-offshore-windpower

 

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more photos:

 

https://www.facebook.com/AllOurEnergy/posts/984340044996327

 

Then we went to the Nassau Clean Energy Standard hearing which had a great turnout and some really great testimony from renewable energy advocates.  I had stopped my testimony to ask how many people supported a bold move into off shore wind… and pretty much the entire room raised their hand in favor of it. 

check our social media for video of the turbine raising!

A very successful day in support of clean energy for LI thanks to YOU and your support and action!!

 

Matt’s Wind Letter Published in Newsday

Our own Matt Kearns’ letter to the editor was published in Newsday.

 

Letter: Shift quickly to wind power offshore

 

The timing couldn’t have been better as we roll out our “Day of Action” for renewables on LI.

The Wind 100 June 14, 2014

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Join me, Sierra Club, over 20 supporting groups, a league of volunteers, and hundreds of supporters in Long Beach, NY Saturday June 14, 2014 for the Wind 100

Will you be there at this historic event to cheer Matthew Kearns on across the finish line of his 100 mile run from Montauk to Long Beach to bring attention to Long Islands need to get off dirty fossil fuels and switch to clean, efficient, environmentally friendly off shore wind power?

Already hundreds have signed up to come to the rally at the end of the run, which is going to feature bands like “J and the 9′s” and “NOHC” as well as speakers like Mary Anne Hitt, National Director of the Beyond Coal campaign and NY State Senator Dean Skelos.

Event Details

WHO: Wind Energy Supporters, bands including J and the 9′s and NOHC, National Director of the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign Mary Anne Hitt, Roger Clayman from the AFL-CIO, Catherine Bowes from National Wildlife Federation, Senator Dean Skelos, and you!

WHAT: Wind 100 Rally for Wind Power
WHEN: Saturday, June 14, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Long Beach Boardwalk, 80 West Broadway, Long Beach, NY 11561 (map)

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RSVP here: http://action.sierraclub.org/Wind100

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