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November 15, 2021 | Letter

Joint Comments: 25 Groups Response to IPPNY Petition

Rapidly accelerating the development of renewable energy in New York, including offshore wind, and ensuring that New York’s clean energy is deliverable into New York City are critical near-term priorities to meet the CLCPA’s 2030 deadline.

November 15, 2021 | Letter

President Biden Lease Sale Letter

Call to action telling the Biden administration to overhaul the federal fossil fuel program and end new fossil fuel leasing.

November 11, 2021 | In the News: WUSF

A plan to drill two more oil wells in Big Cypress Swamp is being challenged

Tania Galloni, Managing Attorney, Florida Office, Earthjustice: "If you consider that Florida is at one of the greatest threats of sea level rise and climate change from intensifying storms, the idea that we would drill for oil at all — and begin new drilling in the Everglades, one of the most ecologically sensitive parts of the state and for the region — it really makes no sense at all."

November 9, 2021 | In the News: Governing

How Might the COP26 Climate Summit Affect Local Government?

Kirti Datla, Director of Strategic Legal Advocacy, Earthjustice: “They explained that it would be, basically, a waste of time to look at these older regulations because the electricity sector had already met the targets in the Obama-era regulation a decade ahead of the schedule in that regulation, even though it never even went into effect.”