Posts Tagged ‘Cuomo’

Groups Urge Thruway Authority Board to Stop Clean Water Raid and Focus on Fixing Financing of Tappan Zee Bridge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Travis Proulx, Environmental Advocates of New York, 518-462-5526 x238, tproulx@eany.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Nadine Lemmon, Tri-Sta… Read More

Cuomo Urged to Back Down from Clean Water Raid for Tappan Zee

For Immediate Release: June 26, 2014 Travis Proulx (Environmental Advocates): 518-462-5526 x238 Laura Haight (NYPIRG): 518-588-5481 Federal Government Concerned Plan Could Undermine Clean Water Act Al… Read More

Groups: State Plan to Partially Finance New Tappan Zee Bridge with EFC Loans Constitutes a Raid on Urgently Needed Environmental Funds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Travis Proulx, Environmental Advocates of New York, 518-462-5526 x238, tproulx@eany.org Laura Haigh… Read More

DOT Action Fails to Fully Address Grave Risks of Shipping Explosive Crude through Communities and Along the Hudson River

Statement from Riverkeeper “The announcement by DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx that the agency has issued an emergency order requiring railroads to notify state emergency management officials before mov… Read More

Enviro Groups Call for Emergency Action to Halt Crude Oil Trains in Light of Today’s Accident in Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 914-489-0362, jburgess@scenichudson.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Statement b… Read More

Governor Cuomo’s Concerns about Crude Oil Transport Should be followed by Immediate Actions to Protect New York Communities and the Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2014 Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Statement from Riverkeeper “Governor Andrew Cuomo’s statement during an interview on … Read More

Groups Support Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order Directing State and Federal Agencies to Comprehensively Review Safety of Crude Oil Shipments, but Urge Additional Actions to Protect New York Communities and the Environment Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Kate Slusark Kiely, Natural Resources Defense Council, 212 727 4592; kkiely@nrdc.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516 526 9371; tposterli@riverkeeper.org Jay Burgess, S… Read More

Rally Against Fracking and For Renewable Energy at Cuomo’s State of the State Address

Gov. Cuomo says he will issue a decision on fracking before the November 2014 election. New Yorkers Against Fracking is organizing a rally in Albany at his State of the State address: “This is … Read More

Governor Cuomo Signs Mercury Pollution Prevention Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2013 CONTACTS Laura Haight (NYPIRG) lhaight@nypirg.org; (518) 588-5481 Dan Hendrick (NYLCV) dhendrick@nylcv.org; (917) 207-8715 Travis Proulx (EANY) tproulx@eany.org… Read More

Enviro groups call out Cox, praise Cuomo’s go-slow approach

http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/198959/enviro-groups-call-out-cox-praise-cuomos-go-slow-approach/ Read More