NY slow to spend $112 million in green jobs funds

Sep 27, 2012

Good Morning and welcome to Thursday Trail Mix from the Innovation Trail.

New York has been slow to spend the $112 million in green jobs/green New York funds, in part because of strict oversight on contractors doing the efficiency upgrades reports Matt Richmond. Follow our social media for his report later today.

The Independent Oil and Gas Association scores some points off the back of the jobs losses announced at Sikorsky's plant on the Southern Tier.


Governor Cuomo is unhappy with the modelling for unemployment statistics supplied by the Department of Labor says bizjournals.com.


The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has been listening to the concerns of residents in two rural upstate counties concerned about the impact of the Constitution Pipeline reports the WSJ.

Swords into plowshares? Try turning helicopters into natural gas reports Capitol Confidential.

Upstate residents of two counties are getting out to voice their concerns about The Constitution Pipeline reports the wsj.com.


New York tech startups have hit the big time, says the San Francisco Chronicle.


The Cornell Center for Material Research wants your ideas with a view to possible funding starting this Friday reports the Innovation Trail's Kate O'Connell.

Correction: an earlier post version of this story contained an error in the headline. The correct figure is $112 million, not billion as temporarily posted here. The editor apologizes for his error.