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The Pandemic Preys Upon Pollution’s Victims and Shows the Power Path Ahead

A silent and invisible killer, the novel coronavirus attacks the most fundamental human function that sustains life: our ability to breathe. To breathe properly, human beings need healthy lungs and clean air, specifically oxygen. And if lungs are compromised, there’s an even greater need for clean air.

Protect Orange County leader criticizes environmentalists over Indian Point

GOSHEN – The founder of the Protect Orange County group, which has opposed the CPV power plant in Wawayanda, is critical of environmental organizations Riverkeeper and Clearwater for their support of the closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plants. Indian Point Unit 2 was permanently shut down on April 30 and Unit 3 is scheduled to be closed in one year.

CPV Ramped up Lobbying over 400% To Protect Fracked Gas Plant Amidst Percoco Scandal

As the indictment of top Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco loomed over Albany last year, Competitive Power Ventures took no chances when it came to protecting and advancing its controversial fracked gas power plant, which was tied to the Percoco scandal. CPV drastically ramped up its lobbying efforts in both Albany and DC in 2017, spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to buy political influence through a handful of Cuomo- and Trump-connected lobbyists.