Articles Tagged ‘Energy’

The New York Hydrofracking Debate

Gas Rush: New York’s Heated Hydrofracking Debate

When gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, hundreds…



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Fight The Power: The Problems With LIPA and National Grid

Last July, soaring thermometers in the Northeast set a record….



L.I. Towns Unite To Go Green, Get Green

Supervisors from eight Long Island towns joined together Thursday to announce the creation of the Long Island Green Homes & Buildings Consortium, an association dedicated…



Local Supermarkets Win GreenChill Awards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership recognized a handful of supermarkets for reducing their use of greenhouse gas refrigerants that deplete the…



Nassau County Makes Green Power List

For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the top 20 on-site green power users in the nation and Nassau County checked in…



Nuclear Waste: 20 Years After Shoreham’s Closure

For many Long Islanders, the Shoreham nuclear power plant controversy is a distant memory faded with time. Yet the sea-foam green $6 billion relic still stands tall, a stark reminder set against the rural landscape. For those living in the plant’s shadow, it now is symbolically referred to as Long Island’s white elephant.