Long Island Assembly Members, Community, Conservation Leaders Call on Gov. Cuomo, LIPA to Commit to Offshore Wind

Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy Long Island speaks at the Rally for Renewables

Gordian Raacke of Renewable Energy Long Island speaks at the Rally for Renewables on October 30, 2014


 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2014

Contact: Kim Teplitzky,267-307-4707kim.teplitzky@sierraclub.org

 

Long Island Assembly Members, Community, Conservation Leaders Call on Gov. Cuomo, LIPA to Commit to Offshore Wind

Assembly Delegation letter & 20,000 petitions signatures presented at rally 

 

Uniondale – Today, Assemblyman Englebright joined dozens of community leaders at a rally outside LIPA headquarters calling on Governor Cuomo and LIPA to commit to offshore wind power this year. The Assemblyman presented LIPA with a letter of from the Long Island delegation that highlights the tremendous economic opportunity that would come with building wind off Long Island’s coasts.

 

In addition to the letter, conservation groups presented LIPA and the Department of Public Service with more than 20,000 petition signatures. The groups urged LIPA to follow through on their commitment to invest in 280MW of new renewable energy this year by choosing an offshore wind project 30 miles off the coast of Montauk.

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RENEWABLE ENERGY AT RISK AS LIPA, PSEG THREATEN TO DELAY PROMISED CLEAN ENERGY PURCHASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2014 

Contact: Kim Teplitzky, Sierra Club, 267-307-4707kim.teplitzky@sierraclub.org

Gordian Raacke, Renewable Energy Long Island, 631-329-8888,  info@renewableenergylongisland.org

Miles Grant, National Wildlife Federation, 703-864-9599GrantM@NWF.org

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