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Power Authority develops sustainability plan (access required)

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The New York Power Authority last week said it has developed a five-year plan that establishes goals and strategies to achieve the state’s climate leadership goals through a comprehensive sustainability agenda. Progress against NYPA’s Sustainability Plan will be measured with ...

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Local food and sustainability now hallmarks of UR dining program (access required)

Cam Schauf, left, of the University of Rochester, and David Feist, of Harvest Table, oversee dining on the river campus. RBJ Photo by Diana Louise Carter

One thing Cam Schauf knows after decades of running dining services at the University of Rochester: don’t change things up too much in April or May. This high-stress period at the end of second semester is not the time to experiment at ...

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Two Rochester universities win $1 million each in energy conservation contest (access required)

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Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester both won $1 million grants in a statewide college competition to develop energy saving and sustainability projects. Suffolk County Community College on Long Island won the third prize offered in the ...

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Film inspires two days of talks on sustainability at Fisher (access required)

The grisly fate of abatrosses in the northern Pacific is the subject of a film that inspired Fisher's "The Albatross Protect."

A powerful film about environmental damage inspired faculty at St. John Fisher College to put on a two-day, cross-disciplinary program about sustainability and invite the public to join in Oct. 9 and 10. Among a variety of film showings, panel ...

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Fisher adds majors in public health, sustainability (access required)

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St. John Fisher College is introducing undergraduate majors in public health and sustainability starting in fall 2019. The sustainability major stems from the college’s Center for Sustainability launched last fall. The public health major is tied to a growing demand ...

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Monroe County unveils new solar power and sustainability team (access required)

Cheryl Dinolfo announces her sustainability team, flanked by County Legislator Ed Wilt, Solar Liberty's Adam Rizzo, and Sustainability Team leader Mike Garland

Standing before a field of tens of thousands of solar panels in Hilton, Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo announced on Wednesday that she has created a sustainability team to carry on work like the solar array and other energy-saving projects ...

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