Browsing: Gov. Cuomo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a comprehensive energy efficiency project at Stony Brook University that will save the campus more than $832,000 in annual energy costs while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 3,800 tons a year – the equivalent of taking more than 730 cars off the road. The project supports Governor Cuomo’s goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030, which is part of the Governor’s Reforming the Energy Vision strategy to build a statewide energy system that is clean, resilient and affordable for all New Yorkers.  “We are taking aggressive action…

In response to deteriorating environmental conditions in Shinnecock Bay on Long Island, faculty at Stony Brook’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) founded the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program (ShiRP) to restore the health of this vital ecosystem. The goal of ShiRP is to use science, outreach, and partnerships to restore the water quality and fisheries of Shinnecock Bay. Meanwhile, the lab of Christopher Gobler, a professor in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences monitors and investigates the harmful algal blooms that have become increasingly common in Long Island’s coastal waters. The following stories provide news and background: SBU Receives $3M…