EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-05-23 16:04.
The Viaduct, a 1.4-mile stretch of Interstate 81 that divides Syracuse, might meet the fate of other dinosaurs when its functional life ends in 2017, according to the Atlantic Cities.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-05-23 15:50.
A special zone tax, parking fees and bridge toll revenue are among the possibilities being looked at to pay for mass-transit improvements in Westchester and Rockland counties, the Journal News reported.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-05-23 14:17.
The federal Department of the Interior has issued proposed rules governing hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas on public lands, moving further to address industry concerns about the costs and reporting burdens of federal regulation.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-05-16 13:04.
When it comes to the environment, no mayor of New York City in recent history has done more than Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-05-15 18:39.
Buffalo, Ithaca and New York are among the cities statewide that are cheering on cyclists participating in Bike-To-Work day on Friday.
In New York, bike riders can get a free cup of coffee and breakfast, donated by merchants including Brooklyn Roasting Company, KIND and Cabot.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-05-15 18:27.
Carbon dioxide measurements in the Earth's atmosphere did not break the symbolic milestone of 400 parts per million at a Hawaiian observatory last week, according to a revised reading from the nation's climate observers.
Submitted by Abby Herhold on Thu, 2013-05-09 12:22.
Please join the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund, the Yonkers Committee for Smart Development and Groundwork Hudson Valley for a though-provoking symposium about the future of Yonkers' parks.
Submitted by Monica Dietrich on Wed, 2013-05-08 15:16.
Following the successful city-wide Mayoral Forum on Sustainability, the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund partnered with The Riverdale Press and the Riverdale YM-YWHA to host the West Bronx Green Mayoral Candidate Political Education Forum in Riverdale.
Submitted by Monica Dietrich on Wed, 2013-05-08 14:22.
Community members in Albany have proposed the creation of a land bank to solve the city's urban blight. Could this be a solution?
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