Jul 30, 2014 — SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) State health officials say an Adirondack village's drinking water has too much lead.
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports that the Department of Health sent a letter to Saranac Lake officials two weeks ago notifying them that the village is in violation for exceeding the allowable level for lead based on samples conducted earlier this year. Go to full article
Jul 30, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York state is setting aside $250 million to invest in wind farms, hydropower and other renewable energy projects.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the funding Tuesday. It's available to businesses and groups looking to build wind farms, fuel cells or biomass generators or upgrade small to medium-sized hydroelectric facilities. Go to full article
Jul 30, 2014 — BRIDGEPORT, N.Y. (AP) Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is headed to central New York to promote the government's new Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund.
Vilsack and Colorado-based Co-Bank CEO Bob Engel will meet Wednesday with leaders in Bridgeport, New York, to discuss the $10 billion private sector fund announced last week by the White House. They'll discuss how this fund can promote local infrastructure upgrades. Go to full article
Jul 30, 2014 — Corning Incorpoarted's Canton Facility is getting a boost from the New York State Power Authority--2.1 megawatts to be exact. The low-cost St. Lawrence hydropower comes in... Go to full article
Jul 29, 2014 — Governor Cuomo was in Buffalo yesterday for his first public appearance since a potentially damaging report alleging his staff's tampered with an ethics probe. He denied that... Go to full article
Jul 29, 2014 — St. Lawrence county isn't a big wine destination -- at least, not yet. But a New St. Lawrence County Wine Trail could change that. Governor Cuomo signed a law last week that... Go to full article
Jul 28, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Firefighting crews from New York and four New England states are in Oregon battling numerous wildfires that have charred more than 600,000 acres. ... Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — The debate over proposals to store natural gas, propane and butane in salt caverns under Seneca Lake has become increasingly vocal, especially after a federal agency approved... Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The Empire Center for Public Policy reports 1,803 local government employees outside of New York City have been paid more than Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $179,000... Go to full article