Critical Action Alert
Major Protest at Cricket Valley plant site — November 16th 2019 at 11AM
#EarthToCuomo Climate Rally – October 13th Poughkeepsie NY
July 13th, 2019: Comedian-Activist-Musician Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir joined protesters at the CVE site in Dover NY. Approximately 100 protesters and activists greeted route 22 drivers and CVE construction workers with signs, song and knowledge.
Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir is a New York City based Earth-defending performance community, Earthalujah! The Church of Stop Shopping has 50 performing members and a congregation in the thousands. From their website: “We resist extinction, but bring humor and music to the end of the world. And, we do get arrested a lot”… The group has won the OBIE, Alpert and Edwin Booth awards and The New York Historic Districts Council’s Preservation Award (for leading protests to save Manhattan’s Poe House).
April 29, 2019: Anti-CVE activists delivered a 2000 signature petition demanding a “Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement” (SEIS) for the Cricket Valley Energy Center to the NY Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Governor Coumo, and selected state legislators. The effort was led by Mothers Out Front-Dutchess County, with support from Schaghticoke First Nations, Food and Water Watch, Stop Cricket Valley Energy, New Paltz Climate Action Coalition, and the Sane Energy Project.