43 Legislators Sign Letter Urging DEC To Deny Title V Air Permits To New Fossil Fueled Power Plants

Three smoke stacks.

Albany - Today, Senator Liz Krueger released a letter to Governor Kathy Hochul and DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos signed by 43 state legislators urging the NYS DEC to deny Title V air quality permits to the proposed Danskammer and Astoria NRG fossil fueled power plants. The letter argues that these new plants are not permitted under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act passed by the Legislature in 2019. The letter can be downloaded as a PDF from this page, and can be viewed below.