Pipeline companies are not having a lot of success in New York so far in 2016, opponents say they are dirty and continue New York’s over-reliance on fossil fuels, and two projects have already been canceled. A pipeline company representative says the projects are not as harmful as opponents say, and essential for the state’s current electric needs.
Until recently, expanding and building pipelines was not terribly controversial, as most people agreed that there was a common need to transport oil and gas for fuel and electricity.
The beleaguered head of SUNY’s Polytechnic Institute, Alain Kaloyeros, formally resigned from his post today , after being placed on leave without pay following criminal charges from state and federal officials.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is one of many condemning Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump for his statements in the 2005 incident, where he spoke of women in vulgar terms, and described actions that many view as sexual assault.