Gov Cuomo Turns NY into Sacrifice Zone with Frack & Pipeline Bans

Karen Moreau
Karen Moreau

Yesterday API (American Petroleum Institute) New York Executive Director Karen Moreau held a conference call with reporters to discuss the importance of investing in energy infrastructure in the Empire State. By the way, API New York used to be called the API New York State Petroleum Council. Moreau spoke about Gov. Cuomo’s reckless actions in banning shale drilling, and now in preventing an important pipeline project–the Constitution–from being built. She pointed out that New Yorkers pay an average of 50% more for our electricity than residents in other states–mostly because of lack of pipelines and infrastructure in the state. When everyone thought Cuomo was about to allow fracking in select counties on a trial basis, antis called those counties “sacrifice zones.” We’re going to borrow their own language and use it against them. Gov. Cuomo has turned upstate NY into one, big economic sacrifice zone–sentencing residents to a life of poverty and enslavement. Why? To appease the people who vote him into office every four years (mostly located in New York City). A quid pro quo. Here’s an update on what Moreau said yesterday to reporters…

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