Catskill Mountainkeeper Celebrates Governor Cuomo’s Announcement to Cease Investing in Fossil Fuels

MEDIA STATEMENT
December 19, 2017

Livingston Manor, NY – In response to Governor Cuomo and Comptroller DiNapoli’s announcement that New York will cease new investments in oil and gas companies and develop a plan to invest the Common Fund in clean energy technologies, Catskill Mountainkeeper issued the following statement, attributable to Ramsay Adams, Executive Director.

"Governor Cuomo's announcement that he and Comptroller DiNapoli will cease investing New York's pension in dirty, dangerous fossil fuels is exactly the type of leadership we need. It sends a strong message to the industry that we will not continue to support companies that are killing us and destroying our climate. Now New York needs to take the next bold move: funding the future by charging polluters for their emissions and investing revenues in our communities and renewable energy.

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CONTACT

Katherine Nadeau, Deputy Director

585-944-4024, Katherine@catskillmountainkeeper.org

 

Ramsay Adams, Executive Director

845-439-4350, Ramsay@catskillmountainkeeper.org

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