EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-08-22 09:51.
Would you like to pay an extra ten cents for that disposable bag that you will probably discard in a few minutes anyway?
Chances are the answer is no - and this simple question could soon make a real difference for New York City's environment.
Submitted by Bridget Moffatt on Wed, 2013-08-21 10:19.
Chances are you've never heard of a sauger.
But this native New York fish is in trouble ... and environmental officials have developed a plan to bring this important species back to life in the Empire State.
Submitted by Jonah Allon on Thu, 2013-08-15 16:57.
Westchester is getting its well-deserved moment in the sun.
Submitted by Marisa Bulkeley on Thu, 2013-08-15 16:36.
A new pedestrian and bike path in Suffolk County took a large step closer to creation this week when elected officials and civic leaders announced that the county can finally begin making plans for its use.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-08-15 15:48.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking some time out to celebrate an important birthday ... not his own or that of a family member, but rather of a key initiative that protects New York's natural resources.
Submitted by Jonah Allon on Wed, 2013-08-14 09:02.
The New York State Legislature is moving to cut down on the amount of paper bills it prints annually by mandating that the legislation be disseminated to lawmakers digitally, following the example of more than half of the country's state Legislatures that have move
Submitted by Bridget Moffatt on Tue, 2013-08-13 17:45.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Shelly Jewell announced development of the Science and Resilience Institute in Jamaica Bay on Monday.
Submitted by Marisa Bulkeley on Tue, 2013-08-13 14:25.
New York State has debated the merits of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas for the past five years, and judging from a recent radio interview with Gov. Andrew Cuomo there may not be a resolution anytime particularly soon.
Submitted by Brendan Szendro on Wed, 2013-07-31 14:12.
New York waterways continue to suffer sewage pollution with little public knowledge, despite a new law.
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