Issues: Environment

Legislative Wrap Up February 22, 2010: Senate Passes Environmental Protection Package, Support For Wine & Grape Industry

The New York State Senate passed more than a dozen pieces of legislation today, including an environmental protection package, a bill to support the state’s wine and grape industry, and legislation which protects homeowners by guaranteeing a record of receipt for applicants of the STAR exemption.

February 22, 2010
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Senate Passes Environmental Justice Legislation

Schneiderman Bill Extends Equal Environmental Protection To Every New Yorker

February 22, 2010
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NYS Senator Velmanette Montgomery session comments - 2/22/10

S.4407-Declares a policy of equal treatment in development and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations and policies. NYS Senate Session. Albany, NY,

February 22, 2010
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Committee Meeting: Environmental Conservation Meeting

Senate Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation Senator Antoine Thompson, Chair 12 Noon, Tuesday, February 23, 2010 Room 901 LOB

February 23, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Winner: Chesapeake to Stop Plans for Wastewater Well in Pulteney

Elmira, N.Y., February 16—The Chesapeake Energy Corporation will formally withdraw its application to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for an injection well permit in the town of Pulteney, State Senator George Winner (R-C-I, Elmira) said today.

February 16, 2010
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Sen. Foley's Bill to Designate Lake Ronkonkoma as an Inland Waterway Passes in the Senate

The New York State Senate passed important legislation sponsored by Senator Brian X. Foley (D – Blue Point) officially designating Lake Ronkonkoma as an inland waterway. The bill is a crucial step towards cleaning up the lake and revitalizing the lakefront area.  

February 12, 2010
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Powering New York's Future

“Powering New York’s Future”  is an initiative by the Legislature to develop a long term approach to using low cost power to create and sustain jobs.  In the coming weeks, the Legislature is conducting a series of hearings and roundtables focusing upon the use of low cost power for economic development purposes.

February 10, 2010
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Senator Thompson’s Green Roofs And BPA Bills Reported Out From The Senate Environmental Conservation Committee

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 3, 2010Contact: Heather Zeisz | zeisz@senate.state.ny.us | 716.854.8705Rashied McDuffie | rashied_mcduffie@yahoo.com | 518.455.3371

February 10, 2010
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Hornbeck APA nomination rocks the boat (update)

Sen. Little wants to keep Lussi on APA board; no opposition to nomination of former NYSERDA President Valentino

By MIKE LYNCH and CHRIS KNIGHT, Enterprise Staff Writers POSTED: February 3, 2010

The nomination of canoe maker Peter Hornbeck to a seat on the state Adirondack Park Agency Board of Commissioners has been held up in the state Senate amid local-government concerns about him being an environmental group board member.

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February 3, 2010
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February 3, 2010
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February 2, 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
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View Testimony from Joint Budget Hearings

 

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Below you will find the list of combined testimonies from all of the Joint Budget Hearings in both written and video formats. This page will be updated as the materials become available.

January 28, 2010
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