oil http://wrvo.org en Groups call growing oil shipments in NY Cuomo's "Keystone" moment http://wrvo.org/post/groups-call-growing-oil-shipments-ny-cuomos-keystone-moment <p></p><p>National environmental groups are trying to focus the spotlight on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, over the issue of the growing international oil distribution center, located just blocks from the state Capitol, at the Port of Albany. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>A small band of demonstrators chanted and held signs Tuesday to protest a confluence of events that has turned upstate New York into a major center for oil distribution.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:43:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 54328 at http://wrvo.org Groups call growing oil shipments in NY Cuomo's "Keystone" moment Increase in ND oil rail traffic through New York raises safety concerns http://wrvo.org/post/increase-nd-oil-rail-traffic-through-new-york-raises-safety-concerns <p></p><p>A clear and present danger hiding in plain sight.</p><p>That’s how Cornell University’s Susan Christopherson describes the oil train traffic through the state.</p><p>A massive explosion caused by a runaway oil train in Quebec last July has raised awareness about the levels of flammable material being shipped by rail.</p><p>Christopherson, a professor of city and regional planning, says New York state finds itself with a mobile oil problem.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:32:07 +0000 Jenna Flanagan 53504 at http://wrvo.org Increase in ND oil rail traffic through New York raises safety concerns Syracuse environmental groups protest Keystone XL pipeline http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-environmental-groups-protest-keystone-xl-pipeline <p></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:00:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 50861 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse environmental groups protest Keystone XL pipeline Schumer calls for safer railcars to transport oil, ethanol http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-calls-safer-railcars-transport-oil-ethanol <p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 11:09:49 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 42602 at http://wrvo.org Schumer calls for safer railcars to transport oil, ethanol Expect a higher heating bill this winter http://wrvo.org/post/expect-higher-heating-bill-winter <p>A return to normal winter weather means New Yorkers can expect to see a rise in their heating bills. Those using natural gas to heat their homes will see higher bills despite a 12 percent drop in pricing.</p><p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:47:07 +0000 Kate O'Connell 27907 at http://wrvo.org Expect a higher heating bill this winter Anti-fracking claims the upper PR hand http://wrvo.org/post/anti-fracking-claims-upper-pr-hand <p>Anti-fracking groups presented Governor Andrew Cuomo with 200,000 signatures asking for a ban on the gas drilling process in New York, &nbsp;and a state senator predicts &nbsp;the opposition will &nbsp;have an effect on the governor.</p><p> Thu, 03 May 2012 14:53:06 +0000 Karen DeWitt 18642 at http://wrvo.org Anti-fracking claims the upper PR hand