Did you know that New Yorkers have stopped more fossil fuel projects than almost every other state? We not only banned fracking, we stopped the Williams NESE Pipeline!
How did we do it? We organized our communities, we pressured Governor Cuomo, and we submitted A LOT of public comments. If we’re going to stop NRG from building a fracked gas power plant in Astoria we need to submit thousands of comments against it (and Danskammer!) and show Governor Hochul and the DEC that we know the science, we know the law and we are a massive, united movement that won’t stop until this project is halted for good!
The STOP Astoria NRG Plant group has been working together for over a year as we waited for permit hearings to be scheduled. Now that they are set, we are asking for all hands on deck to submit comments against the plant! They need not be complex and can be as simple as a paragraph, but we do know that comments that are personal are much more effective.
Here are some tips on writing comments and two different ways you can submit them: