Many took bows when Governor Andrew Cuomo decided the Indian Point nuclear plants should be closed. The late Irene Dickinson would not have taken credit if she were able. But her legacy gave courage and inspiration to defeat seven other Hudson Valley nukes and, ultimately, bring down Indian Point.
Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck calls out Interior Secretary Zinke for his plan to open up oil and gas drilling on the east and west coasts. Florida was exempted when its Republican governor complained. Why not NY? Why not wind instead?
“This was a two-footed, full jumping stomp on state’s rights. States that want to protect their citizens and preserve their environment should be very worried.” ~ Professor Karl R. Rábago, Executive Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University.