Consolidated Edison, the largest utility in the New York City area, has imposed a moratorium on new natural gas hookups in fast-growing Westchester County. Con Ed says its pipelines can't handle the increasing demand for natural gas. Opposition to new pipelines has made delivering natural gas to customers a challenge across the northeast. But some state officials have accused Con Ed of trying to create a crisis to force them to approve new pipelines.
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
"I want to be clear that the comments I made are not indicative of who I am or who I've become in the years since."
What happens when cities and counties have their own ideas about a law that authorizes the seizure of guns from people who are mentally ill?
As a Deadline for Legalizing Marijuana in Illinois Approaches, a New Poll Finds Strong Public Support
According to the survey, three-fifth of voters think pot should be legal for recreational use.