EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Brendan Szendro on Wed, 2013-06-05 14:51.
Truck traffic on the Peace Bridge connecting New York and Canada is likely causing a higher rate of asthma in Buffalo's densely populated West Side, according to a study conducted by local medical researcher Dr. Jamson S. Lwebuga-Mukasa.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-05-29 17:32.
With just four weeks left until state lawmakers break for the summer, NYLCV applauds and encourages sponsors of the so-called "Food Metrics Bill" in the Assembly and Senate to turn a worthy proposal into a concrete law.
Submitted by Monica Dietrich on Wed, 2013-05-29 16:42.
Nassau County's Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant was in trouble long before Hurricane Sandy, racking up violations and fines due to poor maintenance and spills.
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.
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