Greenhouse Gases

Office of the Governor

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed into law a bill that could greatly reduce greenhouse gases in New York. He was joined by former Vice President Al Gore, a longtime activist against climate change.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Democratic-led state Legislature have agreed on the most ambitious goals in the nation for reducing carbon emissions in the next few decades. They plan to pass it Wednesday.


PACE program

Erie County businesses have a new way to finance environmental improvements, under legislation approved Thursday by Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.