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New Fish Advisories in Adirondacks

The state health department yesterday issued new fish advisories for 10 Adirondack lakes and ponds due to mercury contamination. 20 other lakes and ponds in the park already have health advisories for eating fish. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article
Golden Apple Snail

Natural Selections: More Invasive Species

Most invasive species result from human action, deliberate or inadvertant. The apple snail, infesting southeast Asian rice paddies, was introduced as a new protein source. Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley discuss the worldwide consequences of species transplantation.  Go to full article
Dave Dempsey

Great Lakes Need Citizen Input

The Army Corps of Engineers brought its meeting to Clayton last night after pressure from community environmental groups. A recent study indicates many of the problems troubling the Great Lakes system are due to poor governance - and says what's often missing are citizen voices. Dave Dempsey is the lead author of the report. He's a policy advisor to the Michigan Environmental Council, which published the report. It's called "Restoring Greatness to Government: Protecting the Great Lakes in the 21st Century." Dempsey told The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham it's important to make it easier for people around the waterway to have their say.  Go to full article

Critics Blast Seaway Study in Clayton

Last night in Clayton, more than 200 people had a clear message for the directors of a comprehensive study of the St. Lawrence Seaway system: don't dredge deeper and wider...  Go to full article
A-10 Warthog at low altitude

Military Flyovers: From Controversy to Collaboration

In the 1980s, low-level military flights elicited passionate reactions and often rancorous debate. It got so bad then-Governor Mario Cuomo created a joint citizen-military...  Go to full article

Water Quality Data Collection Inefficient

A government report has found federal agencies collect a lot of data on water quality, but don't always share the information in a way that can help the environment. The...  Go to full article
Jay Nash

Preview: Rock for the River in Clayton

Musicians from around the country gather at the Clayton Opera House tonight (7:30) for Rock for the River, a benefit concert for the environmental group "Save the...  Go to full article

Interview: Bruce Chassy - GM Foods are Safer

Critics of genetically engineered foods question the safety of using genes from different species to alter the behavior of plants. But the supporters of bio-engineered...  Go to full article

Interview: Jeff Smith?Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods

Products made from genetically engineered crops are appearing in more and more foods. There's a good chance just about any prepackaged food that's made with soybean oil, soy...  Go to full article

Air Pollution's Link to Heart Disease

The American Heart Association says air pollution appears to be a risk factor when it comes to heart disease. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Chris Lehman reports.  Go to full article

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