Environment and Energy
June 9, 2015
By John Larson Executive Director, American Farmland Trust
Washington, DC - Half of the nation’s protected species use farmland for over eighty percent of their habitat. But more and more of these family farms are going extinct. And over the past few years, state funding for farmland preservation has been slashed by 52 percent.
June 8, 2015
By Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
Albany, NY - Safe, affordable housing is the foundation of our communities. Without it, New York may be a place to live, but it will not be a home for millions of New Yorkers.
April 14, 2015
By Neal Tepel
New York, NY – The largest energy savings program for any public housing authority in the country will begin in New York City. Through a series of competitive Energy Performance Contracts (EPC), over $100 million in work will occur across 300 NYCHA developments.
March 19, 2015
By Joe Maniscalco
New York, NY - The head of New York’s largest union for registered nurses is criticizing segments of the labor movement this week for what looks like an “insane” position on climate change.
November 24, 2014
By Peter Iwanowicz
Albany, NY - It is shameful that as communities across the state struggle to find the funding to repair crumbling sewage systems and drinking water supplies, we learn that the Cuomo Administration was working in secret for more than a year to divert more than a half a billion dollars from clean water funds to pay for a new bridge.
November 13, 2014
By Neal Tepel
Long Island, NY - A delegation of 19 leading Danish offshore wind companies are visiting Long Island this month to explore the potential of investing in the growing American offshore wind market.