SHARE Contributes to ACAP

SHARE has made a $500 donation to the Albany Community Action Partnership (ACAP). The Sheridan Avenue based community organization assists local residents and businesses in many ways, including job training, early childhood education, and energy efficiency upgrades. Visit albanycap.org for more details and application forms for assistance, or to volunteer or make a donation.

Merton Simpson Testifies at State Hearing on the CCIA

Merton Simpson, Albany County Legislator and SHARE Co-Chair, testified at the April 13, 2021 Senate Joint Environmental Conservation and Energy Committee Hearing on The Climate and Community Investment Act “CCIA” (Senate Bill 4264-A). In the entire hearing video, his testimony appears at 3:51:40. He also submitted written testimony. In his testimony Merton referenced the Joint Legislative Budget Read More …

Jay Egg and Keith Schue Win Constellation Prize

Jay Egg and Keith Schue are winners of the 2020 Constellation Prize for Policy Impact. As the Constellation Prize Committee stated, “Their efforts have championed renewable energy, and demonstrably helped move the Empire State Plaza, New York’s center of government in Albany, away from fossil fuel combustion.” Keith is an electrical engineer and technical advisor Read More …

Powering the Empire State Plaza with Renewable Energy: A Progress Report

SHARE has been monitoring progress by the New York Power Authority and Office of General Services on projects they announced in September 2019, when they abandoned their previous plan for adding gas turbines in Sheridan Hollow to power the Empire State Plaza. In a recent call with NYPA spokesperson Stephen Ramsey, SHARE member Laura Faulk Read More …

How Environmental Racism Affects Sheridan
Hollow and Other Albany Neighborhoods

Environmental racism in Sheridan Hollow and other Albany neighborhoods is the focus of a recent article by Dana Brady in Albany Proper, the online publication devoted to reporting on social interest stories within Albany. The article includes some of the long history of impacts of burning fossil fuels — and even trash — on the health Read More …

SHARE Stands in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy (SHARE) stands in solidarity with protesters in Albany, Minneapolis, New York City, across the nation and across the world who demand an end of police violence that is terrorizing Black communities and communities of color. We demand justice for George Floyd, a beloved Black man who was brutally murdered Read More …

Sheridan Hollow Concerns Highlighted in Earth Day Webinar

UPDATE: Video recording of the webinar. As part of the Engineering the Anthropocene speaker series at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, an Earth Day (Wednesday, April 22) webinar will feature members of SHARE addressing The Empire’s Backyard: Power & Pollution in Sheridan Hollow. The public is invited to participate in a discussion about a century of environmental injustices in Read More …