Harckham, Local Officials and Residents Speak Out on Poor Response to Storm Outages

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PEEKSKILL, NY — August 22, 2020 – New York State Senator Pete Harckham voiced his frustration and anger to state utility oversight officials and utility representatives at a public hearing hosted by the State Legislature to address the emergency storm response and customer communication by utilities in the metro New York City region and Hudson Valley in the aftermath of …

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Indian Point is Finally Closing
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BUCHANAN, NY — August 21, 2020 — We can all breathe a sigh of relief next spring when the last working reactor at Indian Point powers down.  20 million people in the 50-mile radius of the 40-year-old nuclear generator can sleep more soundly and future generations will thank us for no longer producing high level radioactive waste that will bedevil …

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Harckham Calls on MTA to Restore Full Service on Harlem Line

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GOLDENS BRIDGE, NY — August 17, 2020 — York State Senator Pete Harckham called on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today to restore full service on Metro-North Railroad’s Harlem line so commuters, including first responders and essential workers, can travel to their jobs. Harckham addressed his concerns in a letter to Catherine Rinaldi, president of MTA Metro-North Railroad, which was …

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Sierra Club Endorses Harckham for Senate Re-Election

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY — August 12, 2020 — The Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter announced today that it has endorsed Pete Harckham for re-election to the New York State Senate. The endorsement was initiated by the local Lower Hudson Sierra Club in recognition for his work on environmental issues and advocacy for a just and safe transition for the Indian Point …

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Harckham Calls for Senate Hearings on Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Utility Failures Following Tropical Storm Isaia

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“The ‘wait -and-see’ mode of storm response only makes things worse!” SOUTH SALEM, NY — August 9, 2020 —  New York State Senator Pete Harckham called today for a formal Senate hearing on the failure of electrical utilities and wireless communications providers to prepare adequately for a powerful storm, and their slow response to power outages. “The widespread damage and …

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Indian Point is Closing
By MARILYN ELIE

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BUCHANAN, NY — August 9, 2020 — We can all breath a sigh of relief next spring when the last working reactor at Indian Point powers down.  20 million people in the 50-mile radius of the 40-year-old clunker can sleep sounder and future generations will thank us for no longer producing high level radioactive waste that will bedevil the country …

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Harckham to Receive Endorsement from New York League of Conservation Voters

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CROTON-ON-HUDSON, NY — AUGUST 2, 2020 — New York State Senator Pete Harckham will receive the endorsement from the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) for his re-election during a news conference at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 3rd at Croton Point Park, near the gazebo, at Croton-on-Hudson, NY. NYLCV President Julie Tighe will be present to make the endorsement, …

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Harckham Has 17 Sponsored Bills Passed in the State Senate During July Session

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ALBANY, NY — July 29, 2020 — New York State Senator Pete Harckham had 17 of his sponsored bills approved in the State Senate during its July session, including landmark legislation that protects Class C streams and fragile drinking water supplies, authorizes use of opioid overdose drugs in public accommodations and tracks Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses—all of which received …

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