Coalition opposed to Newman 6 asks El Paso City Councilors to use their power to hold EPE accountable

December 8, 2020 • Border Peace Presence * Chaparral Parents in Action * Chicas De Chuco * Columban Mission Center * Community First Coalition * Earthworks * Eco El Paso * El Chuco Democratic Socialists of America * El Paso Equal Voice Network * El Paso Young Democrats * Frontera Folx for Reproductive Justice * Little Red Sands * March for Our Lives El Paso * New Mexico Interfaith Power and Light * Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project * Pax Christi El Paso * Sierra Club, Rio Grande Chapter * Sleep, Never * Sunrise El Paso * YDSA
December 8th — Today a coalition of regional and local groups sent a letter to El Paso City Councilors outlining their powers to delay or stop the proposed Newman 6 fracked gas fueled expansion to the Newman Power Plant. The letter urges the… More »

Report: Major oil and gas company actions fall short of, sometimes contradict, promises on climate

December 8, 2020
December 8th — A new report released today by Earthworks shows that oil and gas company commitments on climate have to date failed to translate into significant climate action. The research tracks promises to cut methane and tackle climate from… More »

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December 8, 2020

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Earthworks applauds Gov. Wolf veto of legislative attempt to recklessly weaken rules for PA’s conventional oil and gas industry

December 3, 2020
Background: On Wednesday, November 24th, Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 790, legislation that would have further weakened safeguards for water and health and made it even easier for the conventional oil and gas industry to pollute. In his veto message,… More »

Oil & Gas Companies Can’t Greenwash the Climate Crisis Away

November 24, 2020 • Josh Eisenfeld
The oil and gas industry has repeatedly proven it cannot be trusted. For decades, they have been undermining public trust in climate science to obstruct government action that might negatively affect their bottom line. Unfortunately, they were all too successful.… More »

Community speaks against proposed fracked gas plant at TCEQ public meeting

November 18, 2020 • Earthworks * Chaparral Parents In Action * Eco El Paso * Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter * Sunrise El Paso
Nov 17 — This evening at a public meeting of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), El Paso residents and other impacted residents spoke in opposition to El Paso Electric’s (EPE’s) plan to construct a new 228-megawatt fracked gas power plant at the… More »

Reject Newman 6 and Choose a Clean Energy Future for the Sun City

November 13, 2020 • EARTHWORKS
This blog was authored by Dr. David J. Garcia of Chaparral Parents in Action.  My dear friends, my name is Dr. David J. Garcia, I am a resident of Chaparral, New Mexico and a member of the Chaparral Parents in… More »