Governor Andrew Cuomo’s energy czar isn’t letting facts get in the way of attacking the growing number of dissenters who challenge Cuomo’s new Clean Energy Standard.
In what amounts to an unlegislated state tax hike, New York's already-high electricity rates are poised to go even higher. That’s because, essentially at Gov. Cuomo’s order, the state Public Service Commission will require electric utilities to both subsidize money-losing upstate nuclear plants and buy power from “renewable” energy sources, mainly solar and wind-generated.
New York's new Clean Energy Standard has three major shortcomings: high cost, questionable feasibility and low impact.
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new Clean Energy Standard is shaping up to be one of the largest tax hikes in state history.
The state Senate is considering a measure to force New Yorkers to buy heating oil blended with biodiesel—but it’s not the kind of environmentally friendly, “green” policy its supporters would have you believe.
Not everyone is happy with the DEC’s decision to deny the Constitution Pipeline water-quality permit. E. J. McMahon, president and founder of the Empire Center, said the decision will hurt the already struggling Southern Tier.
"Southern Tier Soaring" is the slogan Governor Andrew Cuomo has assigned to his job-creation program for the most economically troubled region of upstate New York.
Better make that "Southern Tier Sinking (Further)."
There’s more than one way to frack a shale formation, and that could be very good news for New York’s economically stagnant Southern Tier — if, this time, Gov. Cuomo allows it.