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Viewpoint/Commen​tary: UNNEEDED UNSAFE FRACKED GAS PIPELINE – Albany, NY

“UNNEEDED UNSAFE FRACKED GAS PIPELINE”

I am strongly opposed to the “Albany Loop/E37” fracked gas pipeline proposal.

The building of a pipeline underneath the Hudson River poses a threat to the river’s water quality which we have worked so hard to clean up over the years. The river is a haven for fishermen, […]

NY CLIMATE TOWN HALL MAY 28, 2019

Join me for a CLIMATE TOWN HALL Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Dear Friends,

I am writing to invite you to join me for a Climate Town Hall on Tuesday, May 28th at Hudson Valley Community College. You will have the opportunity to hear more about my work advancing comprehensive national climate action through […]

NY Senator May, Mayor Olson to be part of May 23rd ‘Top Job’ Presentation

On Thursday, May 23rd , 2019 at Noon, Halco, a Central NY area HVAC contractor, will be presented with the prestigious GeoStar Top Job award. Halco, along with building owner William Sunderlin, won this award in April at the Annual NY-GEO conference for converting the historic Noble House to a geothermal system, eliminating the need […]

What’s Going On in New York?

The Good, the Bad, and the Nonsensical Approach to Nuclear

Michel Lee

In January 2017, two actions took place in New York that could significantly affect the energy system and policy of the state. The first was the signing on January 9th of an agreement to close the Indian Point nuclear […]

Sixth Annual New York Geothermal Conference

Dandelion geothermal installation. Photo courtesy of Dandelion.

George Harvey

We got word from Joanne Coons and Michael Bailey about a conference that took place in New York State, over two days starting April 10. The Sixth Annual New York Geothermal (NY GEO) Conference, was held at the Rivers Casino and […]

NY-GEO ‘Top Job’ Award for Home in Fayetteville, NY

Halco installer, Shawn Hodge (left), converted William Sunderline’s (right) historic home from natural gas to geothermal heating and cooling, eliminating fossil fuel use in the home. Photo: Pamela Bender.

A historic Fayetteville home and a local HVAC contractor are the winners of the 2019 GeoStar Top Job Competition for a geothermal installation. Halco, […]

Repair Cafe in Saratoga Springs is Saturday, June 8 from 12-3

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES $280 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR ENERGY STORAGE PROJECTS TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

Funding is Part of $400 Million Commitment to Achieve New York’s Nation-Leading 3,000-Megawatt Storage Target Supports Governor Cuomo’s Green New Deal – a Clean Energy and Jobs Agenda Putting New York on a Path to Carbon Neutrality

On April 25, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $280 million of support is available […]

Residents Protest at Hearing on Proposed East Greenbush Fracked Gas Pipeline

Protesters demand more hearings, more notice and more time to comment on the impact of the proposed pipeline to local community

East Greenbush, NY – Members of Stop NY Fracked Gas Pipeline (SNYFGP) and Community Advocates for a Sustainable Environment (CASE) will protest at National Grid’s hearing on the proposed East Greenbush […]

New York: Four Important Local Climate Events

1. Public Service Commission Hearing on new proposed gas pipeline: Wednesday, April 10 , 2-4 and 6-8 National Grid has just publicly proposed to build a new fracked gas pipeline, called the Pipeline E37 Reliability and Resiliency Project, traversing Bethlehem, East and North Greenbush. (This plan has been two years in the making.). They have […]