energy http://wamc.org en Forum On Energy And Environment Held In Plattsburgh http://wamc.org/post/forum-energy-and-environment-held-plattsburgh <p></p><p></p><p>People for Positive Action, an advocacy and environmental action group in Plattsburgh, hosted a “People’s Summit on Energy and the Environment” at SUNY Plattsburgh Tuesday evening. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 89374 at http://wamc.org Forum On Energy And Environment Held In Plattsburgh Energy And Environment Summit Planned In Plattsburgh http://wamc.org/post/energy-and-environment-summit-planned-plattsburgh <p></p><p></p><p>A people’s Summit on Energy and the Environment is planned in Plattsburgh next week. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88834 at http://wamc.org Energy And Environment Summit Planned In Plattsburgh Top Ranking U.S. Energy Official Hears Comments In Capital Region http://wamc.org/post/top-ranking-us-energy-official-hears-comments-capital-region <p></p><p><span style="color:black">Wednesday in Schenectady leaders of local companies, educational institutions, and other stakeholders met with government leaders to discuss opportunities through energy efficiency.&nbsp; </span></p><p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:06:17 +0000 Lucas Willard 71457 at http://wamc.org Top Ranking U.S. Energy Official Hears Comments In Capital Region Fervent Foes Devote Their Lives To Fracking Fight http://wamc.org/post/fervent-foes-devote-their-lives-fracking-fight <p>VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Big energy companies have been trying for five years to tap the riches of the Marcellus Shale in southern New York. They promise thousands of jobs, economic salvation and an abundant, clean-burning source of fuel.<br><br>But for all its political and financial clout, the industry hasn't been able to get its foot in the door. One reason: Folks like Sue Rapp and Vera Scroggins are in the way.</p> Sun, 07 Jul 2013 15:01:06 +0000 Associated Press 68639 at http://wamc.org Fervent Foes Devote Their Lives To Fracking Fight Tune for Today http://wamc.org/post/tune-today-96 <p>Our Tune for Today is "Energy" by <a href="http://www.applesinstereo.com/">The Apples in Stereo</a> from their 2006 album <a href="http://www.amazon.com/New-Magnetic-Wonder-Apples-Stereo/dp/B000JRYO9C"><em>New Magnetic Wonder</em></a> co-released by Simian Records, Yep Roc Records and Elephant 6.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:26:00 +0000 Patrick Donges 60293 at http://wamc.org Tune for Today Mass. AG Coakley Calls for Energy Summit http://wamc.org/post/mass-ag-coakley-calls-energy-summit <p></p><p>BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Martha Coakley plans to convene a "summit" to find ways to bring down what she calls soaring energy costs in Massachusetts.</p><p></p><p>In a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Coakley said energy costs discourage employers from moving to the state and make it harder for those already here to expand and add jobs.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 56374 at http://wamc.org Mass. AG Coakley Calls for Energy Summit Vermont Tech Discusses Energy Saving Efforts http://wamc.org/post/vermont-tech-discusses-energy-saving-efforts <p></p><p></p><p>Officials at Vermont Technical College say an unofficial all-school competition and a grant from IBM helped reduce the school's electric bill by more than $40,000 in one year.<br><br>IBM also worked with the Howard Center, Vermont's largest health and human services organization, to help community members understand and establish procedures for managing the use, cost and conservation of energy. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 06:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55998 at http://wamc.org Vermont Tech Discusses Energy Saving Efforts Massachusetts State Government Seeks To Slash It's Energy Bill http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-state-government-seeks-slash-its-energy-bill <p>Top Massachusetts officials have announced a program to reduce energy consumption. It targets the largest energy user in Massachusetts, which is the state government.</p><p></p><p></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp; Energy efficiency and conservation improvements will be made at 700 state owned facilities including more than 4000 buildings.&nbsp; The initiative, called the Accelerated Energy Program, aims to complete all the work within the next 700 days, according to the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and&nbsp; Environmental Affairs, Rick Sullivan.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:12:38 +0000 Paul Tuthill 55796 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts State Government Seeks To Slash It's Energy Bill Grants Awarded For Local Energy Projects http://wamc.org/post/grants-awarded-local-energy-projects <p> More communities in Massachusetts are getting state &nbsp;financial help with local energy projects. The funding awarded Monday comes courtesy of&nbsp; landmark legislation passed four years ago that was designed to increase clean energy momentum. &nbsp;&nbsp;WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 22:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 45457 at http://wamc.org Grants Awarded For Local Energy Projects Vox Pop : Fracking : 8/8/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-fracking-8812 <p>In a <a href="http://statepolitics.lohudblogs.com/2012/08/07/decs-fracking-review-grows-to-4000-pages/">recently published interview</a>, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation chairman Joe Martens says that the state&rsquo;s review of the potential environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas &ndash; known as &lsquo;fracking&rsquo; &ndash; remains a work in progress, despite the department having already produced about 4,000 pages on the subject.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 45052 at http://wamc.org