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Artist's depiction of cable laying operation on bed of Lake Champlain. Video still from <a href="http://youtu.be/63STVzjpNUo">TDI Cable Deployment</a>
Artist's depiction of cable laying operation on bed of Lake Champlain. Video still from TDI Cable Deployment

NYS Board approves Quebec-NYC underground power line

The New York State Public Service Board approved the Champlain Hudson Power Express Thursday. The Power Express is a proposed underground transmission line that would bring hydropower generated in Quebec under Lake Champlain, under the Hudson River, and into New York City.

Now it's one step closer to becoming a reality.  Go to full article

VT House weighs driver's licenses for migrant workers

The Vermont House is hearing testimony on a bill that would grant drivers' licenses to people living in Vermont regardless of their legal status.

At yesterday's hearing, migrant workers, farmers, and clergy members all testified before the House Transportation committee in support of the measure.  Go to full article
Richard Chandler, director of business development for BP Wind Energy North America, gives a presentation on the proposed Cape Vincent Wind Farm project at a firehouse in Three Mile Bay. Photo: Joanna Richards

BP to push forward with Cape Vincent wind project

Earlier this month, energy company BP announced its entire renewables division was up for sale. At a recent public meeting on the proposed Cape Vincent Wind Farm, a BP official confirmed the company will push ahead with the development anyway, and local leaders vowed to hire experts to help them fight the project.  Go to full article

This weekend in the Adirondacks

John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack with a weekly look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for this weekend.  Go to full article