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New York News
3:25 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Paper Industry Comments On Paperless Legislature

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On election day, voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to allow New York’s legislature to go paperless. Advocates hailed the vote as a victory for the environment, saying it would cut down on waste. But the paper industry disagrees with the message being sent.

The passage of proposition 2, which will allow bills sent to the New York legislature to be distributed online, was heralded by the measure’s leading advocate, Assemblyman James Tedisco.

The Capital Region Republican spoke to WAMC on election night, touting the change’s environmental and financial benefits.

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North Country News
1:30 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Vermont Public Service Board Holds Hearing On Natural Gas Pipeline

The debate over a proposed natural gas pipeline extension from Vermont to the International Paper Mill in Ticonderoga, New York, continued Wednesday night as the Vermont Public Service Board held a public hearing on the issue.

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New York News
12:03 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Energy Cost Savings Allow Ticonderoga Mill To Retain Jobs, Invest $100 Million

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

The Cuomo administration has announced that a state program that provides low-cost power to businesses will help support $100 million in investment at a Ticonderoga paper mill.

Officials gathered Wednesday at International Paper’s Ticonderoga mill to announce that energy supplied to the mill through the ReCharge NY program will allow the mill to make new investments and retain workers.

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New England News
12:45 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

New York Town Seeks Input in Vermont Pipeline Review

Proposed Phase Two pipeline route
Credit Addison County Regional Planning Commission

Regulatory agencies in Vermont are reviewing a plan by Vermont Gas to bring natural gas to the International Paper plant in Ticonderoga Mill in New York.  Officials in Ticonderoga are asking the regional planning commission to consider their interests as that entity reviews the project.

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New England News
5:50 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Vermont Gas Company Agrees to Lake Champlain Pipeline

A Vermont company has signed a deal to build a natural gas pipeline under Lake Champlain to transport fuel to a New York paper plant.

Vermont Gas says the line to International Paper in Ticonderoga, N.Y., is to be completed within three years.

The deal is costing the plant $70 million. It will need state and federal permits.

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New York News
6:55 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

New York’s Senior Senator Tours North Country to Talk Jobs and Energy

Senator Charles Schumer with International Paper Ticonderoga employees
WAMC

New York Senator Charles Schumer toured the International Paper plant in Ticonderoga Friday afternoon to assess energy usage and talk about a veterans job program.

Senator Schumer has been touring businesses and manufacturers across the state that hire, or are interested in hiring, veterans.  The Senator is working to renew the Returning Heroes and Wounded Warriors Tax Credit that gives businesses up to 96-hundred dollars in tax credits if they hire veterans. But Schumer noted that the program expires at the end of the year if Congress fails to extend it.

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