Jun 19, 2014 — Mayors of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River cities are calling for improved safety of oil transportation across through the region.
The mayors of both Canadian and U.S. cities say the reaction of federal governments and energy and transportation companies to accidents such as Lac-Megantic has been slow and insufficient. Go to full article
Jun 18, 2014 — ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) About 20,000 homes and businesses across upstate New York are without electricity after powerful thunderstorms moved through the region, knocking down utility lines and trees.
RG&E reports about 4,800 customers still without power in the Rochester area Wednesday morning after high winds and heavy rain hammered Monroe County Tuesday night. About 9,000 customers lost power during the storm. Go to full article
Jun 06, 2014 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Attorney General's office is suing more than two dozen of the country's largest refiners of gasoline over the use of the gasoline additive... Go to full article
Jun 05, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A train equipped with four oil tankers and two classroom cars is making a whistle stop at the Port of Albany as part of a multi-state tour providing... Go to full article
Jun 04, 2014 — The debate over whether a municipality can ban hydraulic fracturing within its borders was brought before the State Court of Appeals Tuesday afternoon. The town of Dryden is... Go to full article
Jun 04, 2014 — On Monday the Environmental Protection agency introduced its ambitious new plan to combat climate change: a proposed regulation called "The Clean Power Plan" which would... Go to full article
Jun 03, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York is among nine states already cutting greenhouse gases from power plants that say proposed federal guidelines for future national reductions are... Go to full article