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 part of the project last May.
Last week opponents organized the biggest rally yet in the Finger Lakes village of Watkins Glen. Go to full article
Jul 25, 2014 — Despite a bipartisan bill making its way through Congress to keep road and bridge projects funded, there's still concerns about the long-term health of the highway fund. A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House has passed short-term funding that was based on a budget gimmick. The Senate is expected to take it up soon.
Lawmakers in the region say Congress is failing voters by avoiding a long-term solution. Go to full article
Jul 23, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) About 40 protesters have converged on the building that houses the Vermont Public Service Board to demand a halt to the natural gas pipeline expansion underway in western Vermont.
Anti-pipeline activists staged a "fish-in"--complete with poles, a canoe and a petition with 500 signatures on Tuesday afternoon to protest what they're calling a bait and switch by project developer Vermont Gas. Go to full article
Jul 07, 2014 — Early Sunday morning in a small town in eastern Quebec, thousands of local residents held a midnight vigil for the victims of one of North America's deadliest train... Go to full article
Jul 04, 2014 — This weekend the small town of Lac-Megantic, Quebec is preparing to mark the one year anniversary since that deadly train derailment, when a U.S. tanker train exploded... Go to full article
Jul 04, 2014 — This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of a train derailment that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec. This Saturday, local activists will gather in Plattsburgh to... Go to full article