A big hearing on climate is being held April 12 at Binghamton University.

Clean energy jobs advocates, politicians, energy company representatives and business leaders were expected to testify at the New York State Climate Action Council public hearing on a Draft Action Plan released at the end of last year.

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The hearing was scheduled to be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Symposium Hall at the B.U. Innovation Center facility on Murray Hill Road and live streamed via ZOOM video link* or dial 1-646-558-8656 (Webinar ID 829 4510 1572)

The Council is holding 10 public hearings through June 10.

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Also, as part of the day's activities, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will hold a demonstration of state-of-the-art drone technology the state plans to use in western parts of the Southern Tier this summer to track down abandoned, decades-old oil and gas wells to prevent methane leaks.

The drone demonstration was scheduled to take place at 2 p.m.

*https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82945101572?pwd=dWFCQ1NONFk5R2tBR2V1STBSUTIGdz09

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