WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday finalized new vehicle emissions requirements through 2026 that reverse former President Donald Trump's rollback of car pollution cuts and will speed a U.S. shift to more electric vehicles. EPA Administrator Michael Regan called the tough standards "doable" even as he vowed to quickly move ahead with the next round of requirements. "We are setting robust and rigorous standards that will aggressi
A nuclear-power plant operating in Scriba in Oswego County. The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday announced it had accepted a joint proposal for the corporate transfer of ownership of nuclear-power plants in Scriba and in Wayne County. (Photo credit: zoeyadvertising.com) SCRIBA, N.Y. — The Nine Mile Point and James A. FitzPatrick nuclear-power plants in Scriba will soon have a new owner. The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) on Thursday a
Climate activists from the #GasFreeNYC coalition and elected officials rally and hold a news conference outside City Hall ahead of the vote on legislation that would ban natural gas hookups in newly constructed buildings.
Brittainy Newman/AP In a vote Wednesday, New York's city council approved a ban on natural gas in newly constructed buildings, joining cities like San Jose and San Francisco that have made similar commitments to reduce emissions. Moving away from natural gas
Pictured from left are: Ron Semp, Plug-In Stations Online; Peter Marschall, SUNY ESF; Alberto Bianchetti, National Grid; Sue Fassler, SUNY ESF; Joanie Mahoney, SUNY ESF President; Nicolette Havrish, Beardsley Design Associates; and Chris Marcotte, Plug-In Stations Online. Students, faculty and staff of SUNY’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) in Syracuse now have 18 new reasons to consider an electric vehicle. The college recently installed 18 new vehicle ch