How the Home County of the Environmental Movement is Questioning NY’s Climate Mandates

New York’s Dutchess County is widely seen as the birthplace of the modern environmental movement. It remains a big part of its beating heart today.…

Unjust Transition at Indian Point: How Politicians and Non-Profits Betrayed New York With Pseudoscience

Buchanan NY’s Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant closed in 2021, dying a death of a thousand paperwork cuts over 40 years at the hands of…

New York on the Brink: 4 Leaders Warning About the Looming Energy Crisis

As New Yorkers enter 2024, everything seems to be up in the air. An all-consuming, yearlong referendum on the last decade is coming, from the…

No One Likes a Rate Hike but the “Greedy Utility” Ain’t To Blame

-I ask that if you are participating by telephone please hit *3 so we can unmute your line. As our utility rates for gas and…

13 Upstate & Western NY Communities Fighting Back Against Renewable Energy Projects

Sites of Resistance For decades, mostly Downstate New York State politicians have simultaneously advocated for electrifying more appliances, home heating and cars while shutting down…

Enviros continue unnecessary demonization of nuclear at taxpayer’s expense

On April 25, 2023 the NYEA spoke at a public hearing of the Indian Point Decommissioning Board. The main topic of the night was Holtec’s…

Environmentalists alarmed by push to ‘undermine’ New York’s climate law

The proposal has support from the fossil fuel industry and would likely enable more combustion of natural gas and other fuels for longer than currently…

Government Overreach: BPRA Degrades Home Rule

With the Build Public Renewables Act (the BPRA) going into the NYS Assembly yet again, and its anti-worker NGO coalition pushing for its final passage,…

Commentary: Communities must have a say in local energy projects

On March 1, the Otsego County Board of Representatives stood up for their constituents by voting unanimously to oppose a key provision of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s executive…

Nine Mile Point Begins Clean Hydrogen Production

Clean hydrogen production is underway at the Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in Oswego, New York. The facility is the first-of-its-kind in the United States to generate…

County dairy farm may be impacted by solar project

A county dairy farm says it may be forced to downgrade or even close due to good farmland potentially being sold to solar project developers.…