Federal regulators have denied opponents’ arguments against a proposed natural gas storage facility near Watkins Glen.
Arlington Storage Company wants to build two natural gas storage facilities next to Seneca Lake. Arlington is a subsidiary of Houston-based Crestwood Equity Partners. One of the storage facilities will hold natural gas and the other is for liquefied petroleum gas or LPG. The federal government is reviewing the natural gas project.
The replacement of former Senator Leader Dean Skelos with John Flanagan comes just three months after the Assembly Speaker was also forced to step down from his post over corruption charges. In recent weeks, Cuomo has spent little time at the New York State Capitol.
Despite the importance of the internet to our daily lives, service can be unreliable, slow, or expensive, especially in rural areas. Local governments and businesses are waiting on details of how they can apply for $500 million of state money - money that will be used, with private sector dollars, for broadband infrastructure projects.
A near record number of school budgets were approved around New York State in Tuesday’s vote. Many are attributing the relative lack of controversy to the property tax cap that limits tax levy increases.
As environmental activists seek increasingly to equate fossil fuel companies with demonized tobacco, and as the movement pushing pension funds and endowments to divest themselves of fossil fuel stocks gains momentum, NPR finds itself under renewed attack for its acceptance of corporate underwriting money from America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), the trade and lobbying group for natural gas producers. READ MORE...