environment

The Year Isn't Over Until The Christmas Bird Count Is In

Dec 28, 2017
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The National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count is underway, drawing tens of thousands of volunteers across the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Pacific Islands.

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Elected officials and environmentalists in New York are coming out against a plan by Connecticut to burn more than 100,000 tons of garbage in a Hudson Valley community.

AGs Sue EPA To Enforce Smog Regulations

Dec 26, 2017
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The attorneys general in eight Eastern seaboard states are suing the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency over air pollution that blows in from upwind states.  

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will clean up the toxic Bethpage groundwater plume, and recoup the money from Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy later.  

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has signed a bill into law that would ban the installation of cesspools in the county.

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