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Too far, or not far enough: Draft NYS climate action plan sparks lively debate

April 27, 2022

By Jacob Fries jacob.fries@lockportjournal.com New York State recently unveiled its long term plan for addressing climate change and meeting the terms of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act of 2019. What CLCPA looks to do is bring New York state to a carbon neutral economy by 2050. This involves achieving net-zero carbon emissions, growing and […]

NEW YORKERS FOR AFFORDABLE ENERGY COALITION LAUNCHES STATEWIDE TELEVISION CAMPAIGN

March 29, 2022

Six-figure Campaign Will Air in Every Major TV Market in New York State;Highlights How Energy Bills Will Skyrocket if Albany Lawmakers Current Plans Become Law Recent Polling Shows Nearly Two-Thirds of New Yorkers Say Electric Bills Are Already Too High & 84% of Residents Support Use of Natural Gas (Albany, NY) – The New Yorkers for […]

NEW YORKERS FOR AFFORDABLE ENERGY STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO NY RENEWS RALLY

March 8, 2022

New Yorkers for Affordable Energy released the following statement in response to today’s planned “$15 Billion Before It’s Too Late” rally in Albany. The statement should be attributed to Michelle Hook, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Affordable Energy: “NY Renews is not interested in sound energy policy, or the fact that New Yorkers already […]

Statement from NYAE on Northern Access Pipeline Court Decision

March 25, 2021

A federal court has ruled against the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and upheld a federal decision in favor of National Fuel’s long-delayed Northern Access Pipeline’s $500 million natural gas project through Western New York. New Yorkers for Affordable Energy released this statement in reaction to the court’s decision:    “The high court’s Northern […]

Letter to Climate Action Council Housing and Energy Efficiency Panel Regarding Gas Ban Recommendations

February 19, 2021

Click here to read the full letter to the CAC

POLL: 92% OF NEW YORK VOTERS SAY ENERGY COSTS & RELIABILITY ARE TOP CONCERN

February 10, 2021

Nearly Two-Thirds of Respondents Say Electric Bills Are Already Too High &84% of New Yorkers Support Use of Natural Gas New York voters overwhelmingly say cost and keeping the lights are the most important energy issues to them right now. That’s the finding of a recent survey of likely voters in New York State by […]

New Yorkers for Affordable Energy Sign Letter to Climate Action Council Requesting Cost Study for CLCPA

January 26, 2021

Unions, businesses, industry groups, and community organizations sign on to a joint letter to the CAC asking for a financial analysis of the impacts of the Community Leadership and Climate Protection Act.

NYAE Sends Letter to Governor Cuomo Opposing Utility Reform Act

January 26, 2021

NYAE members sent a letter detailing the reasons the Utility Reform Act would eliminate objectivity and dur process from the current utility regulations at the Public Service Commission

Statement from New Yorkers for Affordable Energy on the Recent Spate of Blackouts in California

September 14, 2020

The recent spate of blackouts in California should alarm every New York State resident, taxpayer, and our governing class.

Statement from New Yorkers for Affordable Energy on the Climate Action Council’s Formation of Advisory Panels and Working Groups

September 9, 2020

Last month, the Climate Action Council announced the formation of six advisory panels and two working groups to help determine a range of emission reductions within each sector to help meet the statewide emission reduction goals, as set by the CLCPA.