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Saratoga Towers Plan Receives State Support

Saratoga County's push to build three new broadcast towers in the Adirondack Parks received a boost yesterday. Town supervisors released a report created by the state's Office For Technology which supports the project. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

Cultivating the Humanure Revolution

Next - one woman's crusade to change the way America flushes. Or, doesn't flush, actually. Granted, Curtis Gilbert's mother is making progress very slowly - but then, she's taking on an area of life that most people really don't want to talk about. It started with a book. Here's the story.  Go to full article

GAO: Great Lakes Need Better Monitoring

A new report says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lacks the information it needs to assess the overall health of the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Sarah Hulett reports.  Go to full article
One of the Sibley series of Audubon guidebooks.

Birding With David Allen Sibley

All a birdwatcher needs, really, is a patch of the outdoors - or a window -- and something to sit on. Patience and binoculars help. But there ARE certain skills that earn...  Go to full article

Canada Falling Short on Kyoto Enforcement?

Russia recently signed the Kyoto Protocol, jumpstarting the agreement in countries around the world. But in Canada, environmental groups fear their government isn't doing...  Go to full article

APA Studies Scenic Impact of Proposed Subdivision

A developer hopes to build an eight-home subdivision on the outskirts of Lake Placid. The land sits on the edge of a wilderness area and straddles part of the popular...  Go to full article

Nobel Scientists Speak Out Against Bush

A group of prominent American scientists, including 10 Nobel prizewinners, is lashing out at the Bush Administration for misusing and marginalizing scientific research. As...  Go to full article

Spruce Mountain Trail Protected

A group called Saratoga PLAN has bought a hundred-acre parcel of timberland on the southern edge of the Adirondack Park. The group hopes to protect a popular trail which...  Go to full article

Region's Forest Cover Growing

This week, researchers, government agencies, industry, and environmental groups are meeting in Toronto to try to assess the overall environmental health of the Great Lakes....  Go to full article

Pataki Promotes "Green Power"

Marketers of alternative energy are excited about a plan by Governor Pataki's administration to increase the use of alternative fuels in New York. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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