Catskill Mountainkeeper News

Activists to Congress: This New GMO Labeling Law “Doesn’t Pass …

In These TimesOct 11, 2016
Catskill Mountainkeeper, Fire Dog Lake, Good Boy Organics, the Green Party of New York, the Brooklyn Food Coalition and the Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter.).

Shandaken budget proposal calls for 8.2% increase

Hudson Valley OneOct 6, 2016
Nolan again made comments, this time in her role as regional director of Catskill Mountainkeeper, praising the town for making the Climate Smart declaration.

New York’s Hudson Valley Revs Up for Electric Vehicles with New …

Mother Earth NewsOct 5, 2016
… modeled on the successful three year Solarize Hudson Valley program, rolled out by Sustainable Hudson Valley in partnership with Catskill Mountainkeeper.

Farmers’ Market of the Week: Liberty

Watershed postOct 3, 2016
Catskill Mountainkeeper’s Farmers’ Markets in Liberty and Monticello aim to promote local, sustainable agriculture, increased consumer awareness and access …

FERC Ignored $683M Pipeline’s Impact, Enviros Tells 2nd Circ.

Law360 (subscription)Sep 26, 2016
As such, the groups, which also include Catskill Mountainkeeper Inc. and Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Inc., pressed the appellate court to vacate FERC’s …

Wawarsing Plugs Sustainability A Local Launch During National …

Shawangunk JournalSep 22, 2016
Catskill Mountainkeeper, a grassroots advocacy agency that was instrumental in the state’s fight against fracking, is picking up the tab for a one-year subscription …

Help Keep Our Drinking Water Safe: Reservoir Cleanup Day 2016

Patch.comSep 21, 2016
Ashokan Reservoir: The cleanup effort will be led by the Rondout Valley High School Community Service Club, Catskill Mountainkeeper, the Ashokan Center, …

NGSA Advocates For Pipeline Projects in New York State

Natural Gas IntelligenceSep 13, 2016
In a brief filed in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, NGSA called on the Court to deny a petition by Catskill Mountainkeeper, et al., challenging …

FERC, NY Defend Dueling Rulings On $683M Pipeline

Law360 (subscription)Sep 13, 2016
The cases are Catskill Mountainkeeper Inc. et al. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, case number 16-345, and Constitution Pipeline Company v.
Patch.comAug 19, 2016
… and nationally, including: Sane Energy Project, Safe Energy Rights Group, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion, and ResistAIM, …

Catskill Confidential: Rock Hill Fire Dept. to celebrate 60 years

Times Herald-RecordAug 15, 2016
The Delaware Highlands Conservancy and Catskill Mountainkeeper, in partnership with the Sullivan County Division of Planning & Environmental Management, …

Bomb Trains on the Hudson

The IndypendentAug 11, 2016
Six years ago, Wes Gillingham of Catskill Mountainkeeper recalled at a public forum at Kingston City Hall on the crude-oil transports, he had “lots of …

When Protest Becomes Sacrament: Grady Sisters Heed a Higher Call

InsideClimate NewsAug 10, 2016
… this a long-term process,” said Wes Gillingham, program director for CatskillMountainkeeper, a New York advocacy group that campaigned against fracking.

Opponents of fossil fuel conduct vigil outside governor’s Westchester …

Mid-Hudson NewsAug 8, 2016
… rally outside the governor’s home were representatives from Healing and Protecting Our Land Together, Protect Orange County and CatskillMountainkeeper.

Solarize Sullivan launches

Mid-Hudson NewsJul 29, 2016
Katherine Nadeau, program director of RenewableNY for Catskill Mountainkeeper, said Solarize Sullivan makes the installation of that sustainable energy …

53 Arrested Protesting Gas Storage Near Seneca Lake

Common Dreams (press release)Jul 19, 2016
… program director of Catskill Mountainkeeper, David Braun, co-founder of Americans Against Fracking, and Rachel Marco-Havens, youth engagement director …
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53 arrested at gas storage protest

Corning LeaderJul 18, 2016
… against the oil and gas money that pollutes our politics,” said Wes Gillingham, 56, of Ulster and a member of the environmental group Catskill Mountainkeeper.

53 arrests at Seneca Lake protest

Ithaca JournalJul 18, 2016
Among those arrested Monday were: Wes Gillingham, program director of Catskill Mountainkeeper; David Braun, co-founder of Americans Against Fracking, and …

NY Can’t Veto FERC’s $683M Pipeline OK, 2nd Circ. Told

Law360 (subscription)Jul 13, 2016
The environmental groups, which also include Catskill Mountainkeeper Inc., Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society Inc. and Riverkeeper, told the Second Circuit …

Letters to editor, 7/1

Poughkeepsie JournalJun 30, 2016
Catskill Mountainkeeper holds in highest esteem leaders who can bring together creative, dynamic, economic opportunities with the preservation and enhanced, …

Legislators and celebrities hope to expand film tax credits to …

Watershed postJun 16, 2016
… Mary-Stuart Masterson, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Bowermaster and Aidan Quinn, signed a letter from Catskill Mountainkeeper in support of the new credits earlier this …

New Yorkers For Clean Power Launch Renewable Energy Campaign

WSHUMay 3, 2016
The group is comprised of organizations such as the Sierra Club, CatskillMountainkeeper and the Natural Resources Defense Council, as well as companies …

Mark Ruffalo: New York State Leading the Way on the Clean Energy …

EcoWatchMay 3, 2016
New Yorkers for Clean Power is convened by the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Frack Action, Catskill Mountainkeeper, The Solutions Project …

The New Yorkers for Clean Power Campaign Will Help New Yorkers …

Natural Resources Defense CouncilMay 2, 2016
Convened by the NRDC, Sierra Club, Frack Action, Catskill Mountainkeeper, The Solutions Project, and Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), and guided by an …

Wow! Another Fracking Pipeline Goes Down in NY State

SustainableBusiness.comApr 25, 2016
… limiting fossil fuel infrastructure and making clean water, air, and food a priority,” exclaims actor Mark Ruffalo, who serves as a Catskill Mountainkeeper trustee.
New York Daily NewsApr 22, 2016
“Countless communities, over 1,000 acres of forests and farms, and nearly 300 vulnerable waterways are no longer under threat,” Catskill Mountainkeeper said …
EcoWatchApr 22, 2016
… opposed to the project and represented a coalition of groups—CatskillMountainkeeper, Riverkeeper, Clean Air Council, Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society, …

Catskill Park passed over in New York budget, again

Watershed postApr 1, 2016
“It’s a sad day for the Catskill Park,” said Ramsay Adams, the executive director ofCatskill Mountainkeeper and the co-chair of the Catskill Park Coalition, which …

Cities, villages in New York state can block oil pipeline, coalition says

The Daily FreemanMar 30, 2016
The position was stated in a letter to the Authority from Riverkeeper, CatskillMountainkeeper, the Natural Resources Defense Council, Scenic Hudson and the …

Century-old law may derail bi-state Pilgrim pipeline, groups say

The Journal News | LoHud.comMar 30, 2016
Last week, environmental groups — the Riverkeeper, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Natural Resources Defense Council, Scenic Hudson, and Sierra Club Atlantic …

Pilgrim crude oil pipeline opponents raise possible legal snare

Albany Times UnionMar 30, 2016
Opponents of the controversial Pilgrim crude oil pipeline — which would use part of the state Thruway to connect the Port of Albany to a New Jersey refinery …

LETTER: Catskill Park deserves $4 million funding line in NY state …

The Daily FreemanMar 29, 2016
We’ve had great successes — first in creating the Catskill Park Coalition with our co-chair, Catskill Mountainkeeper, along with many others to develop a …

Two Ulster County lawmakers object to reappointment of trail panel …

The Daily FreemanMar 16, 2016
Legislators David Donaldson and Richard Parete criticized the reappointment of Kathy Nolan, the senior research director for Catskill Mountainkeeper, whom …

Seeking greater tax incentives; Four counties left out of tax-break …

The River ReporterMar 16, 2016
Laurent Rejto, the driving force behind the Hudson Valley Film Commission, and Ramsay Adams, the executive director of Catskill Mountainkeeper, also spoke …

Constitution natural gas pipeline pushes back completion date

Albany Times UnionMar 10, 2016
… as well as environmental groups including Catskill Mountainkeeper, Clean Air Council, Delaware Otsego Audubon Society, Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and Stop …

Lawsuit claims FERC is just rubber stamp for pipelines

Oneonta Daily StarMar 7, 2016
On Monday, the Second Circuit consolidated the lawsuit brought by Pace with one brought by Earthjustice on behalf of Catskill Mountainkeeper, which has …

Earth Guardians New York youth movement in Woodstock aims to …

The Daily FreemanMar 6, 2016
… community organizations, including the Paul Green Rock Academy, Hudson Riverkeeper, Catskill Mountainkeeper and the Woodstock Land Conservancy.

Diverse Coalition of New Yorkers Praises de Blasio on Clean …

Natural Resources Defense CouncilFeb 18, 2016
… Friedman, are part of one of the region’s broadest coalitions, with representatives from upstate groups, like We Are Seneca Lake and Catskill Mountainkeeper, …

Eco groups in Albany to blast Feds over pipeline tree cutting

Albany Times UnionFeb 18, 2016
Said Wes Gillingham, program director for Catskill Mountainkeeper, “Governor Cuomo should push back on the rubberstamped permits and premature tree …

Constitution Pipeline Opponents: Void FERC OK

RTO InsiderFeb 8, 2016
Separately, Catskill Mountainkeeper, the Clean Air Council, Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society, Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club asked for review of the original …

Enviros Urge 2nd Circ. To Nix FERC’s $683M Pipeline Approval

Law360 (subscription)Feb 8, 2016
The case is Catskill Mountainkeeper Inc. et al., v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, case number 16-345, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second …

Group sues feds to block pipeline

Oneonta Daily StarFeb 5, 2016
The Delaware-Otsego Audubon Society joined with Catskill Mountainkeeper, the Sierra Club and the Clean Air Council in its notice challenging the FERC action …

Lawsuit seeks to shut down Albany port crude oil shipments

Albany Times UnionFeb 3, 2016
Catskill Mountainkeeper and Natural Resources Defense Council. The lawsuit was filed by the Washington, D.C.-based environmental law group Earthjustice, …

Seven arrested at pipeline task force meeting

StateImpact PennsylvaniaJan 20, 2016
Like say Sane Energy, Occupy the Pipeline, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Beyond Extreme Energy, Resist Aim and likely I’m leaving some stuff out. Jae Mac • 8 …

Constitution Pipeline Asks To Fell Trees

WSKG NewsJan 12, 2016
Moneen Nasmith is a staff attorney at Earthjustice and is representing the Sierra Club, Catskill Mountainkeeper, and others in filings against the Constitution …
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