Posts Tagged ‘energy’

SEPTA's Plan For Natural Gas Plant May Put Nicetown Residents In Harm's Way

SEPTA’s Plan For Natural Gas Plant May Put Nicetown Residents In Harm’s Way

January 27, 2017  |  Soapbox

Last November SEPTA officials voted in favor of building a natural gas power plant in Nicetown. Laura Cofksy, staff member of the environmental advocacy group 350 Philadelphia, says the health risks from air pollution to the 37,000 residents living there could be detrimental > more

Concerned Southwest Philly Residents Organize Against Energy Hub Plans

Concerned Southwest Philly Residents Organize Against Energy Hub Plans

November 18, 2015  |  Morning Blend

The first meeting of Action United outlines a looming fight, PHA happy with Wissahickon playground suit result, the men behind North Philly’s next hyperlocal, and Two Liberty Place to be traded > more

With Marcellus Shale, Some Boosting & Prudence

With Marcellus Shale, Some Boosting & Prudence

December 1, 2014  |  Morning Blend

Framing the “energy hub” conversation, preserving UC high school murals from wrecking ball, Pittsburgh tries variable parking program, and the best in Philly NIMBYism > more