December 3, 2023

New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

Scoping Plan ‘Sets Course’ for NY Climate Goals, Raises Questions
Questions remain about how much of the scoping plan can be implemented through agency rulemaking and what will require new legislation.
NY Proposes Food Scrap Regs to Cut Waste, Emissions
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced proposed regulations for large food scrap generators.
NY Panel Rethinks Wastewater, Renewable Gas
New York officials and industry experts discussed the repurposing of wastewater treatment as a way to recover water resources and harvest renewable gases.
NY Set Fast Pace for Clean Energy in 2020
New York made considerable progress this year in its efforts to decarbonize its economy and spread benefits to disadvantaged communities despite COVID-19.
NY Decarbonization Workshop Focuses on Current Tech
More than 300 people tuned in to a decarbonization workshop hosted by NYSERDA and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation.
NY Study Highlights Rising Methane Emissions
New York’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2015 were virtually unchanged from 1990 levels, according to a study that highlights the role of methane.
NY Seeks Comment on Proposed Emissions Limits
New York officials discussed proposed statewide greenhouse gas limits of 60% and 15% of 1990 emissions for 2030 and 2050, respectively.
Study: Carbon Adder Supports NY Clean Energy Goals
A $63/ton carbon price could drive New York state's clean energy penetration to as high as 64% of the state’s resource mix by 2025.
FERC Denies NYDEC Rehearing on Northern Access
FERC denied the New York Department of Environmental Conservation's request for rehearing and stay on the Northern Access natural gas pipeline.
New York Environmental Department Rejects Constitution Pipeline
New York denied a water quality permit for the 124-mile Contitution Pipeline, that would have delivered shale gas from PA to eastern NY and New England.

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