NJ Environmentalists Oppose Meadowlands Power Plant

A Mitsubishi subsidiary seeks to construct a power generating plant in the New Jersey's Meadowlands that would run on fossil fuels extracted by fracking and would provide power to Manhattan, New York. According to NJTV, New Jersey's Governor-elect, Phil Murphy, said during his campaign that he would make it a goal for New Jersey to … Continue reading NJ Environmentalists Oppose Meadowlands Power Plant

Environmentalists seek to block Loch Ness wind farm

When I was growing up one of the mysteries I was fascinated with was the Loch Ness monster. I remember watching many television specials in awe at the possibility of a dinosaur or some sort of creature living at the bottom of Scotland's now infamous lake. It is a draw for many tourists who hope … Continue reading Environmentalists seek to block Loch Ness wind farm

New York environmentalists sue to halt power plant reactivation

Hurricane Sandy damaged quite a bit of homes and facilities when she tore through New York. Among the facilities the storm damaged was the Danskammer power plant located near Poughkeepsie. Due to the amount of water that thrashed the area, the plant was nearly destroyed resulting in its owners declaring bankruptcy and seeking to sell … Continue reading New York environmentalists sue to halt power plant reactivation

Environmentalists sue to stop New York bridge improvements

On the heels of Los Angeles' park tax, New York is going through a spat with environmentalists too. The groups Riverkeeper and Environmental Advocates of New York are suing the state over Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposal to use $511 million in clean water loans to make improvements on New York City's Tappan Zee bridge. The … Continue reading Environmentalists sue to stop New York bridge improvements