SHARE Blasts Hochul Administration for Withholding Data

Updated May 22, 2024 with Times Union editorial. Press Release, May 16, 2024. SHARE Blasts Hochul Administration for Withholding Data on the Renewable Capitol Project, Thus Delaying Climate Action New Study Shows How State Can Convert State Capitol Complex to Geothermal Energy Press Release printable copy, with contact information. Recording of today’s Press Conference Molly Read More …

Jay Egg and Keith Schue Release New Report on Geothermal Energy for New York’s Capitol

Today, Jay Egg and Keith Schue released a new report on solutions for heating and cooling the Capitol and Empire State Plaza without fossil fuels. This includes a discussion of proven geothermal technologies and thermal load sharing techniques. The report, written for the Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy (SHARE), also provides real-world examples of Read More …

How Sheridan Hollow Could Benefit From The Climate Change Superfund Act

The Sheridan Hollow neighborhood is one of the disadvantaged communities that could receive millions from the proposed Climate Change Superfund Act. In a Spectrum News video, Susan Arbetter interviews SHARE co-chair Merton Simpson about the cleanup needed for the toxic legacy of the ANSWERS incinerator plant, which operated in the neighborhood from 1981 to 1994: Read More …

Senate Includes Renewable Capitol Act In Its One-House Budget

Press Release, March 12, 2024: SHARE Applauds Senator Breslin and the State Senate for Including Conversion of State Capitol to 100% Renewable Energy in Budget Resolution ALBANY: The Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy (SHARE) applauded Senator Breslin and the State Senate today for including the 100% Renewable Capitol Act (S 2689B) in its one house Read More …

Passage of the Renewable Capitol Act: A Moral Imperative

The following Commentary appeared in the 3/8/2024 Albany Times Union: For Albany residents, the Capitol is the polluter next door By Bob Cohen Across the globe, marginalized communities have historically borne the brunt of environmental degradation and climate change impacts, despite contributing the least to the underlying issues. Even here in New York’s capital city, Read More …

Climate Groups Urge Lawmakers to Commit to Convert State Capitol to 100% Renewable Energy Following OGS Budget Testimony

Press Release issued January 31, 2024 Climate justice advocates were stunned on Wednesday to hear that the Hochul administration planned to take ten years to achieve only a 50% reduction in fossil fuel emissions at the State Plaza complex. SHARE (Sheridan Hollow Alliance for Renewable Energy), a coalition of dozens of climate, faith, labor and Read More …

Renewable Capitol Act Press Conference Held at Capitol

SHARE held a press conference at the Capitol on December 18, 2023 to urge Governor Hochul to support the Renewable Capitol Act (S2689-Breslin/A5633-Fahy) and include it in her Executive Budget. Mark Dunlea, one of the leaders of GELF (Green Education and Legal Fund), PAUSE (People of Albany United for Sustainable Energy), and SHARE, spoke first Read More …

Questions and Answers on the 100% Renewable Capitol Bill from SHARE

During recent meetings with state officials, they raised a number of questions regarding the proposal to convert the State Capitol complex buildings to 100% clean renewable energy within the next three years. Below are some of SHARE’s responses. SHARE is urging the Governor to embrace the effort to convert the Capitol Complex to clean renewable Read More …