Locals pitch in to green up Plattsburgh
The event in honor of Earth Day involved volunteers from ARC and a PSU fraternity.
SUNY Plattsburgh plans Earth Week activities
Events begin today and run through the week. Many are open to the public.
Essex County emergency radio project almost delayed by rare bird
The rare Bicknell's thrush almost held up construction of the new emergency radio network.
Court approves move to sue DEC, APA
Challenge to connector snowmobile trail construction method and grooming moves forward.
Camp buys land from Nature Conservancy
Other property will be transferred to the state, which could eventually result in public access to some areas.
Tribe: PCB remedy disappointing
St. Regis Mohawk leaders wanted Alcoa to remove all 1 million tons of contaminants from the Grasse River, but the EPA favors dredging and capping much of the tainted sediment instead.
Legislators back APA clear-cutting idea
A change in the permitting process for logging on privately owned forest land gets the OK from Franklin County lawmakers who think the Adirondack Park will benefit from it.
Western New York Industrial plant guilty of criminal pollution
In a case similar to the movie Erin Brokovich, a federal jury convicted Tonawanda Coke Corp. and a top executive of illegal air and ground pollution and trying to hide the violations from a citizens action group and regulators. They face millions of dollars in fines and imprisonment.
Decades of pollution to the St. Lawrence River and St. Regis Mohawk Reservation caused by the Alcoa, Reynolds and GM plants in Massena will be addressed through $20 million agreement reached Wednesday.
Survey: Erosion, flooding critical Boquet issues
At its annual meeting, BRASS reviewed accomplishments, elected a new board, discussed goals.
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