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U.S. Senate Tax Bill Includes Drilling in Arctic Refuge

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Attached to the Republican tax plan that passed the Senate on Friday was a provision that would open up 1.5 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling....

 

Native American tribe bracing for Keystone pipeline leak impact

Reprinted with permission from APTN A Native American tribe in South Dakota is on edge following a large oil leak from TransCanada’s Keystone pipeline. TransCanada said in a statement Thursday...

 

Nebraska Approves Alternate Route for TransCanada Keystone Pipeline

After nearly a decade of debate, protests and hearings Nebraska officials voted Monday to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to cross the state, a key ste...

 

Governors Report 14 States and Puerto Rico are 'On Track' to Hit Paris Climate Targets

(September 20, 2017) New York, NY -- Citing recent extreme weather event as further evidence of the urgent need for climate solutions, the U.S. Climate Alliance (USCA)--an effort among 14 states and...

 

Trump Plans to Remove Protection to 10 National Monuments

The Trump administration's plan for shrinking and diminishing protections at America's national monuments appears far more expansive than previously...

 

Antidepressants Found in Fish Brains in Great Lakes Region

By Charlotte Hsu (August 31, 2017) BUFFALO, N.Y. — Human antidepressants are building up in the brains of bass, walleye and several other fish common to the Great Lakes region, scientists say. In a...

 

Acid Rain Still Impacting Adirondack Lakes and Forest

By Richard Gast, CCE Program Assistant: Horticulture and Natural Resources, Master Gardener In a recent newsletter from Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, she mentioned visiting the facilities of the...

 

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid - Forest Landowners Take Note

By Richard Gast, CCE Program Assistant: Horticulture and Natural Resources, Master Gardener Eastern hemlocks (Tsuga canadensis) are one of the most...

 

NY, CA & WA GOVERNORS ANNOUNCE FORMATION OF CLIMATE ALLIANCE

In response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement on June 1, 2017, that same day, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.,...

 

How to Dispose of Paint

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne would like to inform the community of the proper way to dispose of paint and paint cans. Recently, a well-intentioned individual attempted to dispose of a paint can...

 

US Attorneys General Band Together to Fight Trumps Rollbacks of Air Quality Standards and Reconfirm Commitment to Paris Climate Agreement

April 26, 2017. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman led a coalition of 16 Attorneys General in urging Congress to reject the rollback of critical protective ozone air quality standards. In...

 

Native American & Environmental Groups File Law Suit Against Trump's Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) and North Coast Rivers Alliance (NCRA) have filed suit in Federal District Court in Great Falls, Montana, challenging the Presidential Permit issued by...

 

GOVERNOR CUOMO AND GOVERNOR BROWN REAFFIRM COMMITMENT TO EXCEEDING TARGETS OF THE CLEAN POWER PLAN

(March 28, 2017) With the announcement that the United States will begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the...

 

Bad Emeralds

Submitted by Paul Hetzler Horticulture and Natural Resources Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of St. Lawrence County Kermit the Frog may have lamented “It’s not easy bein’ green,” but t...

 

Governor Cuomo Announces Establishment of Clean Energy Standard that Mandates 50 Percent Renewables by 2030

(August 1, 2016) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the New York State Public Service Commission’s approval of New York’s Clean Energy Standard, the most comprehensive and ambitious clean en...

 

River Institute Monitoring Bats in Eastern Ontario

Cornwall – Thanks to grants from the Community Foundation of Ottawa and the Ontario Species at Risk Stewardship Fund, the River Institute is busy...

 

US Government Upholds Its Treaty Obligations - Rejects Giant Coal Export Terminal

By Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign (May 9, 2016) This is big—for our climate, for clean air and water, for our future. It’s also big because the U.S. government...

 

Do you really need to use a pesticide?

Like humans, pests need three critical elements to survive: food, water, and shelter. Before using pesticides, try these three simple steps to control or kill pests: STARVE THEM OUT! Pests will eat...

 

Former VP Al Gore Leads Coalition of AG's on Historic State Based Effort to Combat Climate Change

Unprecedented Coalition vows to defend climate change progress made under President Obama and to push the next President for even more aggressive action; Attorneys Generals from California,...

 

2,696 Sewage Overflows into NY Waters Endanger Public Health

Albany – Environmental Advocates of New York has released a new report – Tapped Out: New York’s Clean Water in Peril – which documents sewage overflows and the rampant underreporting of such...

 

Are Your Trees Over the Hill?

Submitted by Paul Hetzler Senescence is the decline in vigor that happens to all creatures great and diminutive as they close in on the life expectancy of their species. People my age suddenly find...

 

NASA, NOAA Analyses Reveal Record-Shattering Global Warm Temperatures in 2015

Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

 

President Obama Signs Ban on Plastic Microbeads in Beauty Products

WASHINGTON— On December 28, 2015, President Obama signed into law a bill phasing out the manufacture of facewash, toothpaste and shampoo containing plastic microbeads by July 1, 2017 and the sale...

 

DEC INVESTIGATES DEATH OF LAKE ONTARIO WATER BIRDS

(11/20/15) The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is investigating the deaths of waterbirds found along the shores of Lake Ontario in Wayne, Oswego and Jefferson counties si...

 

Albany Becomes 5th County to Pass Microbeads Ban

Albany – Recently, the Albany County Legislature became the fifth statewide to pass a ban on microbeads, the tiny plastic pellets found in personal hygiene products like face wash and toothpaste; th...

 

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