Albany, NY, Mar 05, 2013 — Governor Andrew Cuomo is keeping a firm grip over communication between state agencies and journalists, an Albany newspaper is reporting. The Times Union says that when reporters contact the state's various agencies and experts, the central office must approve the communication before they can respond.
Albany, NY, Mar 05, 2013 — A push to ban the fitness supplement DMAA brought a sports hero to the capitol along with parents who say they lost their son to the substance.
Senate co-leader Jeff Klein is pressing to ban the performance enhancing supplement DMAA, also known as Jack 3 D in New York, saying it causes dangerous conditions like rapid heart beat, a spike in blood pressure, and in some cases, death from stroke or heart attack. Go to full article
Binghamton, NY, Mar 05, 2013 — About four million gallons of water goes into a typical Marcellus Shale well during the fracking process. As much as 20 percent of what went in comes back out right away. That's what's known as flowback water.
Over the life of a producing well, more than a million gallons comes out, and after the initial flowback the rest is known as produced water. Go to full article
Mar 05, 2013 — Cuomo denies was headed to OK fracking. Cuomo only open to "technical" fixes in gun law. NY paid $1M to settle gov't sex harassment cases. Man accused of killing housemate in... Go to full article
Mar 05, 2013 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and... Go to full article
Mar 05, 2013 — For a long-time, wild turkeys were everywhere on "Turtle Island," then for a long time, they were nearly extinct. They're back again in the Hudson Valley where storyteller... Go to full article