New York Governor Candidate Discusses Platform at Ithaca Event

by Krissy Waite

“At the event, [Cynthia] Nixon announced her plan to transition New York to 100 percent renewable energy, focusing in on Cayuga Power Plant’s plan to transport out-of-state natural gas to Ithaca. The plan would allow 50 to 120 trucks per day to transport natural gas to the power plant. Instead, Nixon said she wants to convert the power plant to a solar energy plant. She emphasized that even though fracking is banned in New York, there is still a lot of work to be done in environmental activism.” The Ithacan reports on the role of the repurposing proposal during Nixon’s campaign stop. Read the article

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