Posts Tagged ‘DEC’

Christine Quinn Joins Group to Rebuild Queens Power Plant

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Via Wiki Commons. Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Friday joined Smart Power NY, a coalition of community organizations, elected officials, and environmentalists supporting the Astoria Repowering Project, an effort to rebuild an existing Queens power plant to be more environmentally friendly. “Changing the way we are dealing with energy, changing the way we are dealing with power is a citywide [&hellip
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NEW DRILLING RULES ANNOUNCED

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

New regulations announced April 23 were designed to end natural gas drilling near New York City’s drinking water source. But the rules have sparked a backlash among environmental advocates, who claim that the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) missed an opportunity to ban drilling near the city’s water supply altogether
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