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Shoreham Solar Commons Benefits Long Island’s Air and Water

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Over the last decade, New York has seen multiple bad energy proposals, from offshore liquefied natural gas facilities, to hydrofracking, to  providing lifelines to dirty coal plants. Members of the public have time and time again said “no” to these polluting, antiquated fossil fuel projects. We need to move our state in a cleaner, more […]

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PSEG-LI’s Utility 2.0: A vision for the “utility of the future”or business as usual?

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This summer, PSEG-LI released “Utility 2.0,” the utility’s long-awaited Long Range Plan for renewable energy on Long Island. While PSEG-LI’s commitment to invest in energy efficiency and solar as well as steps to cut unnecessary electric use at peak times is a good start, the Plan fails to provide a necessary clean energy vision for […]

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Energy Policy & the State of the Union

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Last night the President made his fifth state of the union.  And the debate around energy policy was once again highlighted. The President made a strong statement about climate change, “The debate is settled. Climate change is a fact.”  We wholeheartedly agree.  Additionally, the President challenged Congress to eliminate federal subsidies for fossil fuels! That […]

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Lobbying for the Earth

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Today, hundreds of environmentalists from across New York State traveled to Albany, NY for the 23rd annual Earth Day Lobby Day.  Environmentalists will be meeting with members of the New York State Assembly and Senate, urging representatives to pass a series of bills identified by the environmental community as “Super Bills.”  The bills are common-sense […]

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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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That’s a Wrap: NYS Legislative Session in Review

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Members of the New York State Legislature can keep their summer vacation plans, as they have yet again finished the legislative session on time.  Here’s a quick look back at some highlights (and lowlights) of the session that was: NYS Budget Speaking of being on time, the legislature passed an on time budget for the […]

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Don’t Make the Hulk Angry: Help Make New York a Solar Leader

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Actor Mark Ruffalo is taking a break from being a big, green superhero in the movies.  Mark is now being a superhero for a bigger, greener solar policy for New York.  He, like more than 70% of New Yorkers, supports a long term policy to build a strong solar industry in New York State. New […]

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