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What the Frack is Going On?

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So what the frack is going on? March has been a busy month for fracking in New York and there is a lot to catch up on.  In the past couple weeks the Assembly passed a moratorium, the Senate IDC introduced a moratorium, Siena released a new public opinion poll, the Senate Republicans are definitely pushing back on the […]

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Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Climate Change

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Last night’s State of the Union address by President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to addressing the very real and serious problem of climate change.   From Superstorm Sandy to Winter Storm Nemo, it is clear that we are in the middle of the effects of a warming world.  It is long past due that our federal […]

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Did Obama Commit to Action on Climate Change?

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Today is a momentous day in American history, as our 44th President was sworn in for a second term.  Whether Democrat or Republican, the fact that this happens almost flawlessly every four years speaks volumes about a process and institution that we take for granted.  We have a calm and peaceful transition or, in this […]

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Environmentalists and Policy Makers Discuss the Environmental Impacts of Hurricane Sandy

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On Wednesday morning, January 16th, New York environmental agencies and nonprofits gathered in NYC to discuss the impacts of Hurricane Sandy with Assembly members whose districts were severely impacted by the storm. Led by Assemblyman Robert Sweeney, the public hearing called on local experts and stakeholders to testify to the environmental impacts of extreme weather […]

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