Category: Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange Counties

New York Denies Indian Point a Water Permit

... New York State has ruled that outmoded cooling technology at the Indian Point nuclear power plant kills so many Hudson River fish, and consumes and contaminates so much water, that it violates the federal Clean Water Act. The decision is a blow to… more »

Yonkers Makes Public Housing More Energy-Efficient

The Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority ... hired Honeywell to help identify and implement efficiency upgrades and other cost-saving measures. By Honeywell's estimates, the city could potentially save $2.2 million per year if it is willing to invest $18.… more »

Connecting the ecological-economic dots in human-dominated watersheds: Models to link socio-economic activities on the landscape to stream ecosystem health

Abstract: Bongghi Hong, Karin E. Limburg, Jon D. Erickson, John M. Gowdy, Audra A. Nowosielski, John M. Polimeni, and Karen M. Stainbrook present an interdisciplinary modeling framework to investigate how human socio-economic activities influence the spa… more »

Electric Vehicles Arrive at Westchester County Airport: New York Power Authority Helps to Acquire Energy Efficient Ground Support Equipment

On January 14, 2009 New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel, Westchester County Executive Andrew J. Spano and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Vice President for Programs R… more »