Ambitious Mandates, Ambivalent Communities: Land Use Challenges to New York’s Renewable Power Goals
In this original report, EIRP President Paul J. Saunders assesses New York State’s ambitious renewable power mandates, siting policies, and challenges to renewable power development surrounding land use. The report reviews New York’s evolving renewable power and its performance in meeting them as well as the state’s efforts to accelerate permitting despite local opposition in some communities. A concluding section presents lessons for other states seeking to develop low and zero-emission power.
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