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
By dshapley on Monday, Jun. 11, 2012 - 4:27 pm
By dshapley on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 - 3:08 pm
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 30, 2011 - 9:50 am
Above: Locations of upcoming public hearings on the DEC's new draft gas drilling regulations.   On Wednesday, September 28, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation riled environmental and anti-driling groups by issuing drafts of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011 - 9:40 am
Just days after the U.S. government asked a federal judge to dismiss an anti-hydraulic-fracturing lawsuit filed by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a coalition of environmental groups has filed its own similar lawsuit, thereby giving the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 - 9:28 am
The New York state Senate had a few surprises up its sleeve last night, and for once, they weren't about Pedro Espada. Not only did the senators finally pass the long overdue state budget, they then quickly debated and passed Senate Bill 8129B, which bans... Read more


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