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It’s Time to Say YES to Offshore Wind

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New York is at an energy crossroads. We must choose between more fossil fuels that will leave us with a legacy of toxic pollution or a pollution-free, renewable energy future.  New York is considering multiple proposals to advance offshore wind farms.  It’s time to end Long Island’s continued reliance on dirty fossil fuels, and invest […]

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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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Highlights from the 3rd Annual Offshore Wind Conference

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On November 13, 2013, CCE co-sponsored the 3rd Annual Offshore Wind Conference entitled, “Offshore Wind Power for New York: Reaching America’s Next Clean Energy Frontier.” The conference was held at Stony Brook University on Long Island, where close to 200 attendees packed the Wang Center’s theater to hear activists, experts, and industry leaders describe how […]

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The Uncertain Future of Domestic Wind

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Extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy is important to the future of the wind industry in America, including potential projects offshore of Long Island. The PTC is a key federal tax incentive that has helped to build a strong wind industry in the United States. The credit works by providing wind […]

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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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