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Groups Sue Bush Administration Over Wildlife Rule

Environmentalists are suing the Bush administration for repealing rules that protect wildlife in national forests. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Beebe Steps Down at Lake George Association

The head of the Lake George Association says she's stepping down after twenty-six years. Mary-Arthur Beebe helped to develop the Association into one of the Adirondacks' most influential environmental groups. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

The Lunar Eclipse from an Adirondack Mountain

Last night, the earth passed between the sun and the full moon, creating a spectacular lunar eclipse. The moon glowed orange over the north country. Clear skies in much of our listening area made for wonderful viewing. Brian Mann and a friend climbed a mountain in the Adirondacks to get a slightly closer look. He sends this audio postcard.  Go to full article
Many environmental groups say that Edwards is doing a great job of supporting environmental issues, but some are arguing that his voting record says otherwise

Candidate Environmental Records: John Edwards

With concerns about the economy, the war on terror and the war in Iraq, politicians have not spent a lot of time on topics such as the environment. As part of a series of...  Go to full article

New "Great Lakes Coalition" Seeks Restoration Funds

Philanthropist Peter Wege of the Wege Foundation recently announced a five million dollar grant to build widespread public support to help restore the Great Lakes. The money...  Go to full article
Opinions vary on Cheney's environmental policy. Some say he's done well, some say he hasn't done enough.

Candidate Environmental Records: Dick Cheney

The political campaigns have been preoccupied with war, jobs, and health care. There's been little mention of another issue that some Americans also find very important: the...  Go to full article
As Kerry and Bush battle it out, different groups examine the candidates' views on the environment.

Candidate Environmental Records: John Kerry

The candidates for president and vice president have spent a lot of time talking about security, the economy, and health care. They have not spent much time talking about...  Go to full article

Tupper Bans More Electric Heat

The village of Tupper Lake has imposed a five-year moratorium on new homes and buildings that use electricity for heat. The energy conservation measure comes as Tupper Lake...  Go to full article

Lecture Preview: Patriotism, Politics and Environment in the Age of Terror

David Sommerstein talks with David Orr, Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics at Oberlin College, about environmental matters and his book Patriotism, Politics...  Go to full article

Environmentalists Urge Pataki to Toughen Mercury Limits

Five years after Governor Pataki announced new rules to clamp down on pollution from power plants, environmentalists say the regulations have yet to fully take effect. Karen...  Go to full article

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