I am greatly encouraged by the way New York State Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther is trying to get funding and medical support for volunteer fire fighters with cancer.
The plans to fire up the massive 640 megawatt Competitive Ventures Power (CPV) plant in Orange County continue to move forward, even as residents concerned about pollution and climate change continue to try to stop it.
Compressor station divergent opinion
[Patti Serio sent us some observation notes to update the story “The Saga of Sam the Eagle at Hawk’s Cay House” in our August 3 issue.
First off, I’d like to thank the folks who responded to last month’s survey request, regarding how well we as a nation are fulfilling the goals set forth by the Founders in the Preamble to the Constitution. I could use a few more responses, though.
Sullivan County has been officially designated by the state as a Climate Smart Community and a Clean Energy Community.
Thanks for success of Minisink Project
While there are many issues facing Congress that we have a hard time agreeing on, Republicans and Democrats can come together on important efforts that benefit our region.
Saving land saves money. Local farms, forests, rivers, streams and scenic vistas, which provide restorative outdoor experiences, are also productive assets that generate significant economic value. Protecting those assets is a smart investment that serves county residents now and in future dividends.
The headline seized my attention: “Millennials are killing the oil industry.” Kate Aronoff, writing for The Nation, described a recent report by Ernst & Young (EY): “Fifty-seven percent of teens now see the fossil fuel industry as bad for society, and 62% of those aged 16 to 19 say working for oil and gas companies is unappealing,” she write