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Today's Environmental News in New York

A new way in war on coal.

Environmental Health News: New York - Fri, 2015-03-27 10:00
As the U.S. ramps up policies to encourage more investment in clean energy and discourage reliance on fossil fuels, the federal government should be looking at ways to help the coal industry regions most adversely affected make the transition.

Push fight against acid rain.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-03-26 10:00
Government must stay the course in this ongoing battle. Acid rain has been a scourge for too many years, and protecting the environment that includes our precious Adirondacks cannot be compromised.

Hudson Valley needs a wise High Court ruling.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-03-26 10:00
Despite the area's spectacular scenery and bucolic feel, the air quality in the mid-Hudson Valley can be downright dreadful at times.

Down the pipeline.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-03-26 10:00
Aging sewer infrastructure and the specter of soil and waterway contamination are a growing reality for Chautauqua County and New York state.

Will ticks threaten Adirondack moose?

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-03-24 10:00
In states like Maine and New Hampshire, the once-strong moose population has been hit hard by a plague of ticks and some researchers think climate change may be part of the problem.

Housing rises on formerly contaminated sites.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-03-19 10:00
A number of contaminated properties in the Lower Hudson Valley are getting cleaned up and redeveloped as residential projects.

Cleaning up more than 100 years of spilled oil in New Jersey.

Environmental Health News: New York - Wed, 2015-03-18 10:00
A report prepared for the state found that over the last 100 years, 7 million gallons of oil have spilled and seeped into the ground. Between the Bayway and Bayonne refineries, 600 different contaminants have been found in the soil.

$10 million DEC plan will remove coal tar sediment from Lake Flower.

Environmental Health News: New York - Mon, 2015-03-16 10:00
A Department of Environmental Conservation investigation completed in January found extensive coal tar contamination at three sites tied to an old coal gasification plant.

Clean Air Coalition calls on DuPont to limit emissions.

Environmental Health News: New York - Mon, 2015-03-16 10:00
With public comment on renewal of the air permit for DuPont’s Town of Tonawanda plant ending, a local environmental group is stepping up its call for the company to lower its pollution levels.

EPA renews effort to make Hopewell Precision pay.

Environmental Health News: New York - Fri, 2015-03-13 10:00
The Environmental Protection Agency has renewed its effort to make those responsible for the contamination at the Hopewell Precision Superfund site pay for at least part of the cleanup, the Poughkeepsie Journal has learned.

Hillcrest cleanup.

Environmental Health News: New York - Fri, 2015-03-13 10:00
A $189,000 plan has been finalized to limit the impact of toxic waste first discovered in a Hillcrest neighborhood 16 years ago.

Southern Tier town's "toxic plume" reduced by 80 percent, says DEC.

Environmental Health News: New York - Mon, 2015-03-09 10:00
New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation has been working with IBM to clean up a chemical spill in the Southern Tier town of Endicott for years now.

Artificial turf sparks verbal war at meeting.

Environmental Health News: New York - Fri, 2015-03-06 10:00
About 30 people filled Great Neck House last Wednesday to discuss the Great Neck Park District district’s plan to cover Memorial Field with artificial turf.

Study: New York air pollution increases risk of stroke.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-03-05 10:00
It’s enough to take your breath away. A new study reveals that inhaling New York air raises your risk of stroke by upping your chance of a deadly artery constriction.

New support for bill to ban chemicals in children's toys.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-03-03 10:00
Legislators have re-introduced a bill to keep chemicals out of children's toys.

Bald eagles: Conservation success story needs your input.

Environmental Health News: New York - Sat, 2015-02-28 10:00
This time of year serves as a reminder of one of our nation's greatest conservation success stories.

NY officials taking comments on proposed PCB remediation plan.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-02-26 10:00
New York State environmental officials have released details of a plan to clean toxic chemicals from a General Electric facility on the upper Hudson River.

Time, nature part of cleanup solution.

Environmental Health News: New York - Wed, 2015-02-25 10:00
Letting nature take its course is among the strategies state officials see as remedies for decades of ground pollution from the soon-to-depart General Electric plant.

Hurley Town Board endorses effort for wider PCB cleanup of Hudson River.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-02-24 10:00
Town Board members have agreed to support Scenic Hudson efforts to have General Electric expand the dredging for PCB deposits in the Hudson River.

DEC homes-in on underground TCE plume.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-02-24 10:00
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is checking the indoor air of some homes and businesses in the Fall Creek neighborhood to see the extent of a plume of an industrial cleaner once used nearby at the former Ithaca Gun factory.
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