“I would never think that I’d hitch up with Sadiq up here. But when you said Archie Taylor was up here, I couldn’t believe my ears. I didn’t know anything about up here.” The speaker was Charles Eubanks, a new resident in the village of Franklin and a distinguished, semi-retired jazz pianist. He was talking to […]
by Jerry Acton and Brian Brock Future production of shale gas from Marcellus wells in New York has been hyped by industry lobbyists, leasing coalitions, and the Division of Mineral Resources (DMN). In reality, the producing region would be small and production modest. Four features of the shale largely control gas production within the Marcellus:
MORE POWER TO BYPASS FRANKLIN In October of 2012, Governor Cuomo’s task force proposed the Energy Highway Blueprint, which includes the goal of increasing transmission capacity from upstate to downstate by a thousand megawatts. In part, this would be necessary to replace power from the two remaining operating nuclear reactors at the Indian Point Energy
What does it take to make change happen? A forward gaze and a lot of determination. Ask Mark Dupra. The Charlotte Valley Central School superintendent made energy savings a priority when he came to his job nine and a half years ago. It also mattered that the new energy source be as green as possible.