Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 11, 2022

New York’s Landmark Climate Law Upheld

EarthJustice News Release

Orange County Judge Rules Department of Environmental Conservation Has Authority to Reject New Gas Plants Under New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

Yesterday, Judge Robert A. Onofry dismissed a lawsuit filed by Danskammer Energy LLC, seeking to overturn the Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) denial of a permit necessary for Danskammer to build a new fracked gas plant on the banks of the Hudson River in Orange County.

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