1. NYPA, Environmental Justice Groups to Work Together on Peaker Plant Replacements

    NYPA, Environmental Justice Groups to Work Together on Peaker Plant Replacements

    Utilities operating fossil-fueled power plants, and the low-income and disadvantaged communities that face the brunt of their pollution, may have a new model for resolving their differences. On Tuesday, the New York Power Authority signed a landmark agreement with the Peak Coalition, a group of five environmental justice and clean energy groups, to study ways to replace or reduce emissions from NYPA’s six gas-fired peaker plant sites in New York City and Long Island. 

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