By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 - 11:12 am
On Thursday afternoon, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation unveiled its latest set of proposed regulations to govern hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. The new proposed regulations replace an earlier set of draft regulations,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 - 10:35 am
Sullivan and Ulster counties are on a list of New York State counties declared eligible for individual aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, along with the lower Hudson Valley and New York City metropolitan area. Both counties have also asked... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 - 11:11 am
Above: A gas station without gas in Fallsburg on Friday, November 2. Photo by Jason Dole.  Thousands of households are still without power today as a Nor'easter bearing six inches of snow heads for the Catskills on Wednesday.  The vast majority of those... Read more
By Jason Dole on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 - 6:06 pm
Above: Manager Brian McDonald (left) of Advance Auto Parts in Liberty and his staff tracked down gas cans – a hot commodity across the tri-state area. Photo by Jason Dole. Last week, if people in Sullivan County were concerned about anything at the gas... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 - 5:23 pm
From WRIP radio host Jay Fink, via the station's Facebook group: The Greene County NY Code Red system was activated a short while ago to inform residents of anticipated short-term shortages of some grades of gasoline in and around Greene County. Supplies... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 - 2:46 pm
As of Saturday, we are hearing reports and increasing social-media chatter about gas outages spreading north into Sullivan and Ulster County. If you have first-hand information about a gas outage -- or, better yet, a photo of a local station where gas is... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 9:51 pm
Gas shortages have been spreading across New Jersey and the greater New York City area, sending frantic drivers ever further north in search of a fuel-up. The Times Herald-Record reported earlier today that shortages have begun to affect parts of Orange... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 - 2:16 pm
Above: An Alliant Energy crew repairing power lines ravaged by Hurricane Sandy in Woodstock on Thurdsday, November 1, 2012. Photos by Anne Pyburn Craig. Gregory Brouwer and his Alliant Energy crew left Iowa at 6am Sunday and drove two and a half days to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 6:22 pm
Headed downstate? Gas up before you go. On Wednesday afternoon, local filmmaker Jessica Vecchione captured footage for this sped-up film of a drive from upstate New York to New Jersey, via the New York State Thruway, NJ-17 and the Garden State Parkway.... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 4:43 pm
Above: Capt. Dave Thompson uses absorbent pads to try and soak up petroleum that spilled into the Rondout Creek in Kingston on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Riverkeeper's Dan Shapley. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, a petroleum spill has been spotted in... Read more


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