power plants http://wrvo.org en Environmentalists call for cleaner power plants to reduce CO2 emissions http://wrvo.org/post/environmentalists-call-cleaner-power-plants-reduce-co2-emissions <p></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:53:31 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 44029 at http://wrvo.org New York's coal-fired power plants: repower or take offline? http://wrvo.org/post/new-yorks-coal-fired-power-plants-repower-or-take-offline <p>It's a tough environment for coal-plants in New York state. The state is home to some of the oldest power facilities in the country, which operate under <a href="http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-14/national/35846839_1_soot-standards-epa-standards-fine-particulate-matter" target="_blank">stricter emissions regulations</a> introduced by the <a href="http://www.epa.gov/glo/actions.html" target="_blank">Environmental Protection Agency</a> (EPA).</p><p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:51:16 +0000 Kate O'Connell 35011 at http://wrvo.org New York's coal-fired power plants: repower or take offline? Jury still out on Cuomo's Energy Highway blueprint http://wrvo.org/post/jury-still-out-cuomos-energy-highway-blueprint <p>On a residential street outside of Albany, there is a discreet red-brick building. There’s no sign telling drivers that the flow of all the electricity in New York state is being controlled inside. The organization at the controls is the <a href="http://www.nyiso.com/public/index.jsp">New York Independent System Operators</a> (NYISO). They’re a non-profit created after New York’s energy markets were opened up in the '90s.</p><p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:29:25 +0000 Matt Richmond 34890 at http://wrvo.org Jury still out on Cuomo's Energy Highway blueprint