May 07, 2002 — A proposal under consideration by the Bush Administration to ship nuclear waste across one of the Great Lakes is getting a cool response north of the border. As the Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Dan Karpenchuk reports, Canadian officials say they know nothing of the plan. Go to full article
Apr 26, 2002 — David Sommerstein talks with Bill Moore, founder and principal of Atlantic Renewable Energy Corporation, about the present and future of wind-generated electricity. Moore is designing and building a wind farm on the Tug Hill Plateau in Lewis County. He'll be speaking as a part of the North Country Sustainable Energy Fair this weekend. Go to full article
Apr 25, 2002 — Since September's terrorist attacks, and now with the current violence in the Middle East, many people are looking ways to reduce U.S. reliance on foreign oil.
This weekend, the annual North Country Sustainable Energy Fair in Canton will draw attention to other sources of energy, like wind, solar, and fuel cells. And this year the organizers have put a special focus on conserving energy in older, drafty homes. The group Community Energy Services has been designated by New York State to coordinate energy efficiency programs in the North Country. Last year the group worked with Canton churches to help make pastors' homes more energy efficient. David Sommerstein reported on the project in May 2001.
For more information on the North Country Sustainable Energy Fair, visit the link below, or call 315-379-0959. Go to full article
Apr 22, 2002 — President George Bush is scheduled to arrive at Lake Clear Airport later this morning. He'll spend Earth Day in the Adirondacks, helping to rebuild a trail and talking about... Go to full article
Apr 10, 2002 — After years of bitter fighting, General Electric and the Environmental Protection Agency are moving ahead with plans to dredge the Hudson River. GE is giving signs that it... Go to full article
Apr 08, 2002 — The US Senate is expected to debate the country's energy plan this week. New York's senators oppose plans to drill for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This... Go to full article
Nov 23, 2001 — President Bush is again promoting what many environmentalists view as an outdated energy plan, with an insufficient focus on renewable energy. Some may be surprised by who's... Go to full article
Nov 19, 2001 — Alaska's arctic is a place of contrasts. For decades, the vast Prudhoe Bay oil fields have helped to feed the national economy. But the north slope also holds some of... Go to full article
Nov 15, 2001 — Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most remote places on earth. The tundra plain also holds one of the last great deposits of crude oil in North America.... Go to full article