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Today's Environmental News in New York

Toxic plume probe set.

Environmental Health News: New York - Wed, 2015-01-14 10:00
The state Department of Environmental Conservation will investigate a toxic underground chemical plume beneath a former Central Avenue dry cleaner that is moving toward homes and businesses in Colonie.

Things are looking up for stemming spread of bat disease.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:00
White-nose syndrome has been spreading fast, killing millions of bats. But for the first time, scientists are seeing hopeful signs that some bat colonies are recovering and new breakthroughs could help researchers develop better strategies for helping bats survive.

Fracking rivals brace for pipeline hearings.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:00
A landowners’ group is urging supporters of natural gas drilling to use state hearings on the Constitution Pipeline project this week as a forum for sounding off against Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing.

A $23 million upgrade connects over 100 South Shore homeowners to the city's sewer system.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:00
114 homeowners in Annadale and Arden Heights no longer need to rely on septic tanks, thanks to $23 million in sewer and water infrastructure upgrades providing them with better water management on the flood-prone South Shore.

New York announces three Niagara sites are cleaned up.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:00
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced that a cleanup of a city-owned brownfield at 815 River Road in North Tonawanda has been completed.

Speakers split on proposed gas pipeline.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-01-13 10:00
A hearing on a proposed $700 million pipeline that would pass through eastern Broome County drew residents who lauded the potential jobs, while others raised concerns about the possible damage to water and quality of life.

Ups, downs of oil's fall.

Environmental Health News: New York - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:00
Consumers, retailers and manufacturers all are benefiting from the glut of oil and natural gas. When temperatures plunged below zero, many of us barely flinched as we cranked up the thermostats. The cheap fossil fuel energy is creating headwinds for the clean energy sector and raising concerns that consumers will lose interest.

Environmental focus: Oil trains.

Environmental Health News: New York - Mon, 2015-01-12 10:00
Now that New York bans fracking, will environmentalists turn their focus to the transportation of fracked oil?

Pro-fracking group holds Binghamton protest.

Environmental Health News: New York - Sun, 2015-01-11 10:00
The attorney for a disgruntled landowner told a pro-fracking crowd in downtown Binghamton that Gov. Andrew Cuomo shouldered the blame for economic stagnation in New York's Southern Tier.

We can stop the Constitution Pipeline.

Environmental Health News: New York - Sat, 2015-01-10 10:00
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is obligated by law to show “public convenience and necessity” in order to approve interstate pipeline projects. It must document a domestic need. It has not done this, and it’s no wonder. This gas is going to Canada.

Schumer push should boost the effort to clear radioactive waste from landfill.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-01-08 10:00
The work of removing radioactive waste from the Tonawanda landfill has dragged on for too many years. We hope that the right amount of pressure applied by Sen. Charles E. Schumer will finally change that.

Albany County, New York, bans toxics in children's products.

Environmental Health News: New York - Thu, 2015-01-08 10:00
County Executive Dan McCoy signed into local law Wednesday the first-in-the-state ban on children's products containing toxic chemicals.

Deadline looms for 'toxic toys' law decision in Albany County, New York.

Environmental Health News: New York - Wed, 2015-01-07 10:00
With a deadline looming, environmental advocates on Tuesday urged County Executive Dan McCoy to sign the county's first-in-the-state ban on toxic chemicals in children's products as retail and chemical industry groups panned the law as a misguided "lazy way out."

New York: EPA responds to Stockport watershed petition on Dewey Loeffel discharge.

Environmental Health News: New York - Wed, 2015-01-07 10:00
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials said they are responding to a petition with more than 600 signatures requesting that the federal agency keep the Stockport watershed clean.

Kids toys could injure a man’s sex life.

Environmental Health News: New York - Wed, 2015-01-07 10:00
American men, beware: Your long-term reproductive health might be served by ditching the kids’ Christmas toys into the nearest dumpster.

Fracking supporters vow to fight ban in New York.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:00
Hundreds of Southern Tier residents gathered at the Holiday Inn to rally against a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing.

Manhattan Project atomic waste still in Tonawanda.

Environmental Health News: New York - Tue, 2015-01-06 10:00
Senator Charles Schumer (D-New York) is trying to get the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move a little quicker when it comes to compiling options for the cleanup of radioactive wastes from the Tonawanda Landfill.
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