Apr 21, 2014 — A group opposed to hydrofracking says documents it's obtained show that the Cuomo Administration is conducting a thorough and comprehensive health study on the controversial natural gas drilling process.
The Finger Lakes-based organization is wondering, why then, the review has been conducted almost entirely in secret. Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — People across the North Country are grappling with big questions about sustainability and the future of the region. Today The Adirondack Center for Working Landscapes, a new collaboration between Paul Smiths College and Cornell Cooperative Extension, is hosting a symposium in search of some answers. Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — National Grid customers should get some relief in their next power bill. Prices skyrocketed during a frigid winter, but supply costs for electricity have ticked down slightly. The company says customers can expect their next electric bill to fall some 40 percent from the last one.
The utility predicts supply costs two months ahead based on the market. February turned out to be lower than expected, so April bills will be down. Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — It's one of the cruelest fates dealt the North Country. The snow's gone. The warm sun's finally back. And just when we're dying to bask in spring, the black flies begin to... Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — The sun is out. The air is warm. It's late April. The crocuses are up and the daffodils aren't far behind. So, time to plant some peas, and maybe some lettuce, right? ... Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state Department of Environmental Conservation is commemorating the 44th Anniversary of Earth Day with a weeklong series of events around the state.... Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — WESTPORT, N.Y. (AP) A new nonprofit group that has been developing trails in the Champlain region for the past five years is planning an inn-to-inn trekking event to showcase... Go to full article
Apr 21, 2014 — ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) Sen. Charles Schumer will be at a western New York brewery to call on the federal government to drop a proposal that has the nation's craft beer brewers... Go to full article