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    NYPIRG seeks to end dependence on fossil fuels

    NYPIRG’s Queens College chapter rallied against fossil fuel dependence during a fundraiser held by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo at the Richard Rodgers Theatre. Ali Kirkpatrick, a project coordinator for NYPIRG, serves as a campaign leader for Reforming Energy Vision on campus, which raises awareness on alternative energy and fossil fuel divestment. “It is an initiative that is being overseen by the Public Service Commission to completely rethink the way that energy is used and distributed here in the state,” Kirkpatrick said. “With this campaign we have a chance of changing [our dependency on fossil fuels] and basically innovating infrastructure in a way that will provide huge boosts while…