biomass http://wrvo.org en Cuomo wants to increase biomass fuel use in New York http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-wants-increase-biomass-fuel-use-new-york <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p></p><p>A less-heralded aspect of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2014 agenda is a plan to increase the number of homes and businesses burning biomass for heat. It has industry advocates excited, even if they have moderate expectations for growth.</p><p>It didn’t make his State of the State speech to the legislature, but in the longer, written version of his agenda, Cuomo says he wants to cut down the number of homes that use heating oil.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:26:35 +0000 Ryan Delaney 50039 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo wants to increase biomass fuel use in New York North Country sustainability plan considers environment, economy http://wrvo.org/post/north-country-sustainability-plan-considers-environment-economy <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The North Country Sustainability Plan was unveiled last week. It tackles energy, land use, transportation and water and waste management across seven counties.The Adirondack North Country Association, Ecology and Environment Inc., and Essex County spent much of the past year compiling the plan. They enlisted the help of another 200 people from around the region for the working groups. Sat, 02 Feb 2013 10:53:00 +0000 Sarah Harris 32740 at http://wrvo.org North Country sustainability plan considers environment, economy Governor praises coal-to-biomass plant conversion at Fort Drum http://wrvo.org/post/governor-praises-coal-biomass-plant-conversion-fort-drum <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo traveled to Fort Drum Monday, where he toured an idled coal plant being converted to produce power using wood biomass.<br /><br />Cuomo says he is going to send a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta urging the Defense Department to draw up a contract with the plant to provide energy to Fort Drum. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 13:33:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 23807 at http://wrvo.org Governor praises coal-to-biomass plant conversion at Fort Drum