EcoPolitics Daily: Offering an environmental angle on New York's political scene.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Wed, 2013-10-23 17:56.
Federal environmental officials have given Middletown until Dec. 1 to submit a preliminary plan for requiring local industries to pre-treat their wastewater before discharging it to the city's Sewage Treatment Plant.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-10-17 14:48.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Thu, 2013-10-10 16:57.
The Westchester County Board of Legislators this week unanimously passed legislation aimed at making Westchester’s roadways more hospitable to cyclists, pedestrians and public transportation.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-10-10 16:33.
A proliferation of ballot initiatives may confuse some New Yorkers at the polls on November 5, but don't overlook Proposition 4, a constitutional amendment that is important for the environment and will not cost taxpayers a nickel.
Submitted by Elizabeth Mooney on Thu, 2013-10-10 16:03.
Submitted by Dan Hendrick on Tue, 2013-10-08 15:38.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation last week promoted Martin D. Brand to lead its Region 3 office in New Paltz. As the new regional director, Brand will oversee DEC's work in Sullivan, Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties.
Submitted by Bridget Moffatt on Thu, 2013-10-03 15:55.
Algae blooms have become a common occurrence in many of the nation's bodies of water, including the Great Lakes. Scientists and government officials are particularly concerned about Lake Erie and the spread of cyanobacteria, which are toxic blue-green algae.
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