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EPA questions Pruitt’s link to oil, gas

Scott Pruitt will take the helm at the Environmental Protection Agency this week facing questions about his relationship with fossil fuels companies and a workforce that, at least in part, seems skeptical about his plans for the agency.


Critics see Cuomo power play at the PSC
Posted: June 16th, 2017Critics see Cuomo power play at the PSC

Under Cuomo, the PSC has undertaken an ambitious reimagining of the utility industry, has backed subsidies for renewable and nuclear energy and has set up a ratepayer-funded program to invest in clean energy technology. | Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has refashioned the Public Service Commission, the state's powerful utility regulator, in [ ... ]

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First Commercial Carbon-Capture Plant Goes Online
Posted: June 5th, 2017First Commercial Carbon-Capture Plant Goes Online

The Direct Air Capture carbon collecting plant in Hinwil, Switzerland (Climeworks)     Yesterday, the Swiss company Climeworks switched on its first carbon capture plant—a machine designed to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The company hopes to quickly scale up its technology and capture one percent of the global carbon dioxide produced by burning [ ... ]

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USGS Study Reaffirms: No Fracking Contamination of Groundwater in Gulf Shale
Posted: June 5th, 2017

Water is life. The slogan began as a catchphrase at the Dakota Access Pipeline this summer, but has been rapidly adopted by various other green groups concerned by potential environmental contamination from energy development. For years, fracking, which involves injecting pressurized fluid (often brine) into the ground to crack open bedrock and release petroleum supplies trapped underneath, has be [ ... ]

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Research & Commentary: Peer-Reviewed Study Says Hydraulic Fracturing Not Responsible for Groundwater Contamination in West Vi...
Posted: June 5th, 2017

No Groundwater Contamination At 112 Wells In Tyler & Hall Counties A new peer-reviewed study led by researchers at Duke University and released in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, the journal of The Geochemical Society and The Meteoritical Society, in April 2017 found hydraulic fracturing, commonly called “fracking,” has not led to groundwater contamination in 112 drinking-wat [ ... ]

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Governor Cuomo Announces New Locally Sourced Microgrid to Power the Empire State Plaza
Posted: May 25th, 2017

New Power Generation Facility Expected to Save Plaza More Than $2.7 Million in Annual Energy Costs Resilient, Grid-Independent Power Source Will Enable Plaza to Be Used as Emergency Shelter for Albany Residents Supports the Governor’s Reforming the Energy Vision Plan by Removing More Than 25,600 Tons of Emissions From the Atmosphere Each Year Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced plans [ ... ]

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New York Threatens to Spoil Trump’s Push for Fossil Fuels
Posted: May 19th, 2017New York Threatens to Spoil Trump’s Push for Fossil Fuels

Forget the climate warriors of California. The state best positioned to spoil Donald Trump’s plan to unleash America’s fossil-fuel resources may be New York. In the past year, New York regulators have blocked two major natural gas pipelines -- a $455 million proposal by National Fuel Gas Co. and a $925 million one from Williams Partners LP -- on the grounds that they pose environmenta [ ... ]

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**VIDEO** Frank Keating “Big Mistake” 60 Sec. Ad
Posted: May 19th, 2017

Frank Keating “Big Mistake” 60 Sec. Ad from Windfall on Vimeo. The Windfall Coalition Ad: "Big Mistake" Gov. Frank Keating 60 Second

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New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global warming alarmists
Posted: May 10th, 2017New study is disastrous news for fracking opponents, global warming alarmists

A new study by researchers at Duke University has found fracking does not pose a significant risk to groundwater. (Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)   Hydraulic fracturing, commonly referred to as “fracking,” has been the target of numerous environmental groups and climate change alarmists since becoming a significant part of the U.S. economy. Fracking has allowed companies to extr [ ... ]

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Fight for natural gas ramps up in N.Y.
Posted: May 10th, 2017

Saqib Rahim E&E News reporter New York gets 57 percent of its power from gas. But even though the state sits over part of the Marcellus Shale,it has chosen to be a consumer rather than a producer. In 2014, after several years of evaluation, the Cuomo administration signaled it would ban high­volumehydraulic fracturing, citing its risks to the environment and public health. Then Cuomo m [ ... ]

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Google Asked to Label Anti-Fracking Websites as ‘Fake News’
Posted: May 10th, 2017Google Asked to Label Anti-Fracking Websites as ‘Fake News’

Google rewrote its search engine algorithm to bury “fake news” websites in the wake of the 2016 presidential election. (Photo: Peter Byrne/ZUMA Press/Newscom)   An oil and gas drilling advocacy group published an open letter to Google asking the search engine giant to consider “purging or demoting” websites spreading misinformation about hydraulic fracturing. Go [ ... ]

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Astorino going around Westchester lawmakers to file Indian Point suit
Posted: May 10th, 2017Astorino going around Westchester lawmakers to file Indian Point suit

Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino announces the formal filing of 2 lawsuits against the State of New York and Riverkeeper over the closing of Indian Point. Ricky Flores/lohud
The Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in Buchanan May 9, 2017. (Photo: Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal Ne) ALBANY - Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino plans to do an end-run aro [ ... ]

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Dear Gary Ruskin and Anti-GMOers, Stop Being Puppets for Putin
Posted: May 10th, 2017Dear Gary Ruskin and Anti-GMOers, Stop Being Puppets for Putin

By Alex Berezow — May 2, 2017 Gary Ruskin's agenda pleases the Kremlin. (Image: Twitter) RT is the Kremlin's propaganda outlet in the United States and around the world. As such, it broadcasts "news" (mostly, the fake variety) that advances the agenda of Russian President Vladimir Putin. One such agenda is undermining American dominance in science and te [ ... ]

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Clean, efficient, cheap—and out of reach
Posted: May 10th, 2017

For many New Yorkers, the cold winter months can be a hard time to make ends meet. As heating costs soar, families tighten their belts and businesses take a hit to their bottom line. The high price of energy has an impact not just on pocketbooks but on the economy as a whole. High energy costs are frequently cited as a reason that New York businesses are forced to cut jobs or leave the state. Af [ ... ]

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Letter to President Trump 4-24-17
Posted: April 25th, 2017

Dear Mr. President, Congratulations on your victory. We are confident that your presidency will restore common sense to government. I am writing with a plea for help for thousands of landowners in Upstate New York who have had their property rights deprived by our state.

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