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Correction: Powering New York’s Future story

wind energy, New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In a story July 27 about energy proposals in New York, The Associated Press misidentified the name of an environmental organization. It is the Natural Resources Defense Council, not the National Resources Defense Council. A corrected version of the story is below: Wind, nuclear advance as NY moves ahead with energy plan Big proposals for wind ...

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New York grants offer $12 million for gas station generators

New York, generators, gas station

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is providing $12 million in grants for the installation of permanent emergency generators at downstate gas stations. A statement from Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the generators are needed to provide back-up power following major storms. Hundreds of gas stations were without power and customers waited on long lines for weeks at stations that ...

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Labor, green groups team up to push for clean energy in NY

clean energy

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A coalition of labor union members and environmental groups is coming to Albany to push state leaders to adopt a more aggressive response to climate change. The group said Wednesday’s rally is in support of stronger, enforceable energy standards to reduce carbon emissions and promote clean energy sources. Hector Figueroa, president of 32BJ Service Employees International ...

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NY boosts first responder training for oil fires

oil fires

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is making a new investment in helping first responders train for oil fires. The state will use $500,000 in federal funds to purchase a “live fire” training prop to help fire fighters and other emergency personnel learn how to respond to crude oil fires. It is part of a broader effort to prepare ...

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