Posts Tagged ‘ Schneiderman ’

NY A.G. reaches agreement with natural gas developers to increase disclosure of fracking risks to investors

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

Anadarko Petroleum And EOG Resources Commit To Disclosing More Information On Financial Effects Of Regulation, Litigation, And Environmental Impacts Related To Hydraulic Fracturing Schneiderman: Investors Have A Right To Know All Relevant Information About Risks NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced agreements with two natural gas development companies that will ensure

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New York A.G. leads water protection coalition

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By

The Coalition Backs Joint EPA-Army Corps “Waters Of The United States” Proposal To Clarify Clean Water Act Protections For Nation’s Waters

N.Y. AG reaches clean water agreement with NYC | Legal Newsline

Aug 4th, 2014 | By

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $960,000 agreement with New York City on Thursday that will fund clean water projects in the Long Island Sound and the upper East River. The agreement partially resolves penalties assessed against the city for allegedly falling behind schedule in upgrading nitrogen pollution controls at its Queens-based Tallman

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AG Schneiderman statement on NY Supreme Court decision on state review of fracking risks

Jul 14th, 2014 | By

Schneiderman said “The court’s decision to allow the state review of hydrofracking risks to continue is an important victory in our effort to ensure all New Yorkers have safe water to drink and a clean, healthy environment.” Amen to that, Mr. Attorney General. Click on this Environmental Headline to more.

New York A.G. to propose legislation to protect utilities from impacts of climate change

May 20th, 2014 | By
The effects of Hurricane Sandy in Connecticut. (cjzurcher, Environmental Headlines)

Attorney General Schneiderman has announced that his office will propose legislation that would require electric and gas utilities to ensure that the critical services they provide to millions of New Yorkers are properly protected from the impacts of climate change. The proposal, announced in a speech to the New York League of Conservation Voters’ Spring Gala, would require these utilities to assess their systems’ vulnerability to climate change and to document for public review and comment how they intend to address these climate risks.

NY A.G. announces $2.2M for sustainable homes programs in Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse

Dec 13th, 2013 | By

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced that he is providing nearly $2.2 million for a two-pronged expansion of the highly-successful Buffalo Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (BGGHI), a program that has already helped more than 200 of Buffalo’s neediest families lower their energy bills and eliminate serious home health and safety hazards in older homes.

Schneiderman creates $400G Program to help reclaim acid rain-damaged waters of the Adirondacks

Jan 23rd, 2013 | By

The Adirondack Acid Rain Recovery Program Will Fund New Approaches To Reversing Legacy Of Acid Rain Pollution That Effects Hundreds of Adirondack Waterbodies Schneiderman: Program Will Help Restore The Adirondacks For Future Generations Of New Yorkers ALBANY ? Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the creation of a $400,000 grant program to fund projects

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Schneiderman Lauds Federal Court Affirmation of Key National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regs

Jun 27th, 2012 | By

Schneiderman: Critical Victory In Addressing Real And Present Danger Posed By Climate Change NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has applauded a sweeping federal U.S. Court of Appeals decision upholding the Environmental Protection Agency’s landmark regulations limiting the emission of greenhouse gas air pollutants from motor vehicles, power plants and other large

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Statement from NY AG Schneiderman on decision to delay vote on proposed fracking regulations

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued the following statement regarding a decision by the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to postpone a scheduled vote on its proposed draft hydrofracking regulations. “This delay further demonstrates that the proposed regulations for fracking in the Delaware River Basin are not ready to see the

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Schneiderman files petition forcing Indian Point to comply with federal regulations

Mar 28th, 2011 | By

Amid new fire safety concerns, Indian Point seeks to dodge federal regulations developed to keep nuclear power plants secure in fire emergencies, according to the NY A.G.’s office.

Today’s petition is latest action in Schneiderman’s vigilance of Indian Point, follows lawsuit on nuclear waste storage and appeal to study seismic risk.

CT among states urging House energy chair to keep air regs

Feb 14th, 2011 | By

Overturning common-sense environmental regulations so that the cement industry’s interests are prioritized over the air New Yorkers breathe, is simply unconscionable,” New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman said.