Queens climate activists protest outside the White House against proposed Astoria power plant

New York activists are traveling to Washington, D.C., to protest outside the White House against NRG Energy’s proposed fracked-gas power plant in Astoria. 

Hundreds of activists have been protesting in D.C. for the weeklong rally that started Monday, Oct. 11, and some have been arrested. Organizers are coming together to call on President Joe Biden to halt all new fossil fuel developments in America.

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