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State Senate Meets in Special Session

The New York State Senate met in a special session and passed two bills, on the environment, and the budget. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Zebra Mussels Affecting Biodiversity

David Sommerstein talks with Timothy Mihuc, associate professor of environmental science at SUNY Plattsburgh, about the effect of invasive zebra mussels on zooplankton in Lake Champlain.  Go to full article
Dr. Ross Whaley<br />Source:  SUNY CESF

New APA Chairman Ross Whaley Confirmed By Senate

The Governor's choice to lead the Adirondack Park Agency was confirmed Tuesday by the state Senate. Ross Whaley, who lives in Tupper Lake, will take over chairmanship of the APA in October. As Brian Mann reports, Whaley begins his term with broad political support, but he also faces tough and controversial issues.  Go to full article

Energy Developer Plans Wind Turbines In Vermont

A wind energy developer is going ahead with plans to put three giant wind turbines on top of East Mountain in East Haven, Vermont. Jody Tosti has more on the push for...  Go to full article

Hunt of ?Problem? Black Bears Concerns Environmentalists

State forest rangers and environmental conservation police are hunting two black bears near a popular campground in the Adirondacks. The decision to kill the bears follows...  Go to full article

Adirondack Council Meets With Pres. Bush On "Clear Skies"

A pro-environment group based in the Adirondacks will make an appearance later today at the White House. The clean air conference organized by President George Bush is...  Go to full article

Commentary: Haitian Solar Power

Sometimes it seems like we've been taking giant steps backwards in our efforts to care for the earth. But as commentator Elle Garrell Berger reports, there is some good news...  Go to full article

Environmentalists Attempt to Oust Bush Official

Some environmental groups have launched a petition drive to oust a top interior department official. However, their prospects of success are questionable. The Great Lakes...  Go to full article
Problem bruins trouble Adirondacks

"Problem" Bears Hunted After Camper Injured in Attack

State officials are hunting a pair of rogue black bears in a popular camping area in the eastern High Peaks. The decision to kill the animals follows an attack last week...  Go to full article

Legislators Form Great Lakes Caucus

State lawmakers from the eight states and two Canadian provinces that surround the Great Lakes have formed a caucus to coordinate legislative action on Great Lakes issues. ...  Go to full article

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