Category Archives: Environmental

Mike Sigler on NYS’s Climate Action Plan

Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says it can’t be done. – Eleanor Roosevelt. Mike Sigler, a prominent Tompkins County Republican, may run for Congress in NY-23 this fall. His website gives his position on various issues. … Continue reading

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Making Hay out of tragedy

As gas prices across the district soar to $4 a gallon and more, it proves yet again how completely asinine it is that we have cut off our domestic natural gas and oil supplies. Instead of bowing to the environmental … Continue reading

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Greenidge Repurposed

The Elmira Star-Gazette published an article on March 7 on the Dresden Greenidge power plant by Julie Sherwood of the Rochester Democrat and Chronical. The article explains that the Dresden Plant has been repurposed to generate electricity for a Bitcoin … Continue reading

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Tom Reed on Fracking, then and now.

 “Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.“ Tom Reed in 2013: Reed sang the praises of natural gas and hydrofracking last February (2013) when he became co-chairman of this (Natural Gas Caucus) caucus when he said: “Our country has been blessed … Continue reading

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World Oil and Natural Gas Reserves

Alternative facts abound. The U.S. is the world’s energy superpower. –– Republican letter dated March 3, 2022 The United States has the energy resources to knock Russia out of the oil and gas market entirely, … — Rep. Tom Reed. … Continue reading

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Two interesting interviews

She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 By Amanda H. Cronin and Alec Giufurta She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 … Continue reading

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Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019

H.R. 2546 — Colorado Wilderness Act of 2019 CRS Summary: This bill designates specified lands in Colorado managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or the Forest Service as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System. … Continue reading

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Reed’s writing

The “Green New Deal’s” massive expansion of federal bureaucracy, technologically implausible guideposts and a tax to kill the American dream is not the answer to the undeniable threats our world is facing from climate change.–Rep. Tom Reed A catch phrase is a phrase or … Continue reading

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Border Issues

“There is a crisis here but it has nothing to do with immigration.”–Gilbert Rebollar, a board member of the Brawley Elementary School District who is also an analyst at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District. Jose A. Del Real, … Continue reading

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Do we care a whole awful lot?

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.— Dr. Seuss, The Lorax Do we care about the less fortunate among us? Will we be silent while benefits like food stamps are cut? … Continue reading

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