EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Wed, 2013-11-06 14:58.
New York State voters achieved two huge wins for the state environment on Tuesday. Both Proposition 4 and Proposition 5, supported by the New York League of Conservation Voters, were passed on the 2013 New York State Ballot.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Thu, 2013-10-31 17:00.
Just off the coast of New York lies the best wind energy resource in the world, yet America currently does not have a single offshore wind turbine spinning off our shores. Fortunately, that is going to change.
New York can and should be a national leader in reaching this next clean energy frontier, which will create significant home grown economic development opportunities, reduce harmful pollution, diversify our energy portfolio, and stabilize energy prices.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-10-31 16:45.
As experts and amateurs ponder coastal resistance and resilience on the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, they find no magic bullet, whether engineered or natural.
Submitted by Hannah McGovern on Thu, 2013-10-31 16:32.
Westchester County just made it easier for affordable housing and not-for-profit building owners to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades ... but local towns and cities now need to step up to the plate.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-10-31 16:15.
Under a plan announced this week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it would relocate residents from five properties on Water Street in Lockport, demolish the vacated homes, and excavate contaminated soil from a total of nine properties.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Wed, 2013-10-23 19:18.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Tuesday that will ban the breeding, importation and possession of wild boars in New York.
Submitted by Jinwoo Hong on Wed, 2013-10-23 19:00.
New York State will be making a significant investment in cleaning up contaminated land, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $10 million in grants.
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