May 03, 2013

Two Great New Stories

For those who believe in the health and well being of our state instead of turning it into a land heap for drilling, this was a great day of legal action news!   NY is saying loud and clear:  we can do better!

Appeals court says NY towns can ban fracking
The state Appellate Division ruled unanimously Thursday in favor of the Tompkins County town of Dryden and the Otsego County town of Middlefield, which both passed zoning laws that prohibit natural-gas drilling. The rulings upheld decisions last year from a lower court

Historic solar legislation approved in NY Senate
Senate Bill 2522, has two primary purposes.  First, in order to drive more solar installations in New York State, this legislation takes the NY-Sun program and cements it into law. 

Second, it seeks to drive investment in manufacturing by providing a substantial tax credit aimed at attracting a solar or energy storage equipment manufacturer to the state of New York.

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