Tag Archives: New York

Live! From #ACCaugust Round 2 – 2016

During the August recess, ACC’s Political Mobilization activities will be in full swing! Once again, we’ll be fanning out across the country to further our industry’s advocacy goals in a grassroots initiative called #ACCaugust. Through plant tours, in-district meetings, and industry roundtable discussions, we will meet with Members of Congress to raise awareness of the vital importance […]

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NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade converts waste into energy

A number of forward thinking cities are investing in technologies to convert trash into energy and, in the process, are taking advantage of an abundant, domestic energy resource. Consider Newark, New Jersey. Last week’s St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City generated a fair amount of waste. Rather than landfilling it, the party hats, […]

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Pres. Obama visits Pa. and N.Y.; highlights a ‘Tale of Two States’ on shale gas

President Obama’s trip to western Pennsylvania and New York has triggered a renewed debate about the economic benefits of abundant, affordable natural gas in two states with dramatically different policies on shale production and manufacturing growth. “Pennsylvania and New York State may border each other but they are a thousand miles apart in terms of […]

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3 opportunities to transform New York’s energy future; shale gas is one of them

Political and business leaders met in Albany, NY on Tuesday to explore ways to “Transform New York’s Energy Future” through innovative energy efficiency technologies and diverse domestic energy resources such as energy recovery, and by leveraging abundant and affordable supplies of natural gas from shale to drive a manufacturing renaissance across the Empire State. New […]

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Shale gas calling: Could New York follow Pennsylvania’s lead?

If New York emulated Pennsylvania by using hydraulic fracturing to gain access to vast sources of natural gas from shale, it would galvanize economic growth in the Empire State and add $8 billion in income for upstate New Yorkers, according to a new study by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, a project […]

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Another manufacturing state ready to capitalize on shale gas: New York

In late January, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) was named the newly-elected co-chair of the bipartisan House Manufacturing Caucus. Like his fellow co-chair, Democrat Tim Ryan of Ohio, Reed is committed to connecting the dots that link bountiful supplies of inexpensive natural gas from shale to prosperity and job growth. As Reed told reporters in a […]

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NYC looks to embrace energy recovery

Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg put out a call for proposals to examine technologies that could turn a portion of the city’s municipal waste into renewable, domestic energy. Although there are many ways to recover energy from solid wastes, NYC is specifically looking at an emerging group of technologies that convert […]

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Letter to Albany Times Union re: ‘Chemical makers back drilling rules,’ July 21

A few weeks ago, ACC President Cal Dooley traveled to Albany, NY to meet with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office as well as the Times Union editorial board to discuss the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) proposed regulations on shale gas development in the state of New York. The resulting July 21 Times Union editorial, […]

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