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Good Clean Energy News From...

Good Clean Energy News From Albany

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Kit Kennedy, Counsel, Air and Energy Program, New York:This week, there’s good, clean-energy news from Albany. And though it seemed for a while that our state’s leadership on clean energy might be threatened, New York is back on track. Here’s the first piece of good news. In the...

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on Apr 04, 2014 at 05:21 PM

New York Raises the Bar on Rising Tides

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If you think having an underwater mortgage is a nightmare, imagine owning a home that's literally under water. "A rising tide lifts all boats" may have a virtuous ring in the virtual world of trickle-down economics. But a real rising tide--the kind that's brought catastrophic flooding to so many coastal communities and beyond in recent years--actually sinks property values and washes ...

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on Apr 04, 2014 at 02:50 PM

Latest IPCC Report Shows Why New York Must Choose Clean Energy Over Fracking

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Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney, New York City:Arriving at the same time as a big-screen film about an epic, world-changing flood described in the Book of Genesis, the almost biblical sweep of gloomy news from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change portrays an unfolding global future of...

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on Apr 03, 2014 at 02:53 AM

Three Companies to Repay EPA for Costs of Cleaning Up Contaminated Site in Clifton, New Jersey; Successful Cleanup of Leaking Drums Protecting Health and Safety of Community (NJ)

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced legal agreements with Clifton 2003, L.L.C, Hampshire Generational Fund, L.L.C and WEA Enterprises Co., Inc. to repay $2.1 million spent by the EPA to clean up contamination at Abrachem Chemical, a former bulk chemical packagin...

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on Apr 02, 2014 at 03:29 AM

Buffalo Receives $500,000 EPA Great Lakes Grant For Green Infrastructure to Improve Water Quality in Lake Erie (NY)

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Buffalo to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator for th...

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:07 PM

New York City wants fossil fuels to go the way of the dinosaur

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Divestment activists are pushing for New York City to take a stand against dirty energy through a  $147 billion fossil fuel divestment opportunity.

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:02 PM
17John: Design New York Cit...

17John: Design New York City s First Crowdsourced Hotel and Win $50,000 in Prizes!

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Heads up architects, designers, and creatives - Prodigy Design Lab just launched a groundbreaking competition where you can contribute to the design of 17John - New York City's first crowdsourced hotel - and they're giving away $50,000 in prizes! They're looking

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Dot Earth Blog: It   s Crow...

Dot Earth Blog: It s Crow-Killing Time in Upstate New York, and Elsewhere

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Varied views on a weekend crow-shooting contest.

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on Mar 27, 2014 at 10:50 PM
"Twenty is Plenty&quot...

"Twenty is Plenty" campaign takes to the streets of New York

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It started in the UK but the movement to slow urban traffic is spreading around the world.

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on Mar 17, 2014 at 02:52 PM

Town of Newburgh, New York Providing Clean Drinking Water to Area Residents Under Agreement with EPA; Additional Environmental Projects Protecting Water Quality (NY)

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the Town of Newburgh, New York has completed the construction of a drinking water treatment plant that will deliver a reliable and clean source of drinking water to local residents under the terms of a 2008 legal agreemen...

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on Mar 14, 2014 at 07:31 PM