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Just In! (from NY-GEO)

Just In! is NY-GEO’s weekly news feed for members. NY-GEO’s calendar-year memberships are open to everyone and available for as little as $35. See more information on memberships hereClick here to see some of the work a NY-GEO membership supports. We also feature three of the top news item summaries on the NY-GEO home page every Monday.

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Video on “Free” Gas Line Extensions (Like the 100 Foot Rule in NY) – Gas Leaks has produced a succinct 42-second video on the obsolete but alive-and-well practice of requiring ratepayers to pay for pipes and other gas infrastructure given for free to new gas customers. Links to the video here, a blog on the issue from Gas Leaks here. NY-Geo’s filing on the issue here, and New York utilities’ self-report on the extension subsidies here.

Environmental Advocates on the NY Clean Water, Clean Air, and Green Jobs Bond Act – “New York voters have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to protect clean water, update infrastructure, build parks, and improve quality of life in every county of the state by voting YES on the … Bond Act.

This ballot measure will help communities throughout New York make critical upgrades to water and sewer lines, replace lead pipes, and maintain water treatment plants to ensure that our drinking water is safe and clean. The Times Union editorialized in favor of the Environmental Bond Act.  So did Newsday Crain’s New York BusinessThe Buffalo News, the New York Daily News, and Syracuse.Com. EANY Bond Act web page here.

Ed Begly Jr. Spoofs NY Fossil Fuel Fear Tactics – The fossil fuel industry in New York claims they’re preparing for a “clean energy future” while also fanning flames of fear that moving off natural gas is not feasible. This 60 second spoof ad from NY Renews, features actor Ed Begley Jr. interrupting and attempting to one-up a family telling ghost stories.

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