Energy & Environment

The CPV Valley Energy Power Plant in Middleton, NY.
New York’s financial regulator has hired its first climate director.
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The statewide plastic bag ban will take effect on March 1.
Environmentalists say new rules are too permissive and the plastics industry says they are too restrictive.
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New York lost its groundbreaking civil lawsuit against oil giant Exxon Mobil, on Tuesday.
A judge ruled that the state attorney general failed to prove the oil giant defrauded investors.
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New Yorkers participating in the Global Climate strike this September, 2019.
Climate change isn’t the only energy issue next session.
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New York state lawmakers are ringing in the new year with at least one clear resolution: Cut down on single-use plastics.
Democratic lawmakers are pushing a wave of bills next session as the climate crisis worsens.
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About 90,000 to 230,000 birds in New York City end up dying each year simply from crashing into buildings.
Lawmakers have stepped up to protect our fine feathered friends.
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National Grid van.
National Grid ended its gas hook-up moratorium, but the Williams pipeline could still get built.
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A natural gas pipeline being constructed.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued an ultimatum to National Grid. Here’s what happens next.
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A pipeline being built.
It all comes down to Section 401 of the federal Clean Water Act.
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A group of protestors gathered outside of a New York City courthouse at the start of a legal case against Exxon Mobile.
The state alleges the oil company lied to the public about the risk climate change poses to the company.
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