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“Salt is a pariah in the Great Salt Lake environmental community,” according to the Waterkeeper Alliance, because of “the positions he takes and his violent criminal history.”
In Rockland County, TDI spokeswoman Jennifer Laird-White, a former mayor of Nyack, said the company decided to reroute to meet community concerns.
A state supreme court judge in White Plains has denied a request from the state to move the court proceedings to Albany.
That gap can be filled, according to the report, by both scaling up renewable energy sources and increased incentives for energy efficiency. Both of these are measures that are also central to the state's Clean Energy Standard.
The $971.6 million project will expand and replace parts of an existing natural gas pipeline in four states—New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts—to carry additional natural gas north from Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale.
The company says the issue did not impact public safety. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is not reassured and calls for the plant's license to not be renewed.
After receiving numerous reports about a sharp mortality increase in two different endangered species of sturgeon in the Hudson River, the National Marine Fisheries Service is taking another look at possible dangers posed to the fish by the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.
Two New York-based environmental groups sue the federal Office of Management and Budget, accusing the agency of violating laws about public records.
Recent state inspections of rails and rail cars carrying explosive crude oil through the region showed a number of defects.
Captain Lawrence Brewery Co. and Peekskill Brewery are teaming up on a beer that will benefit Riverkeeper, an environmental nonprofit.
Facing opposition from environmental groups, a key state board approves $255 million in low-interest loans for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.
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