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News stories tagged with "enforcement"

Lake Clear homeowner pays $50,000 fine to APA

The owner of a waterfront home on Lake Clear near Saranac Lake has agreed to pay a $50,000 fine to the Adirondack Park Agency. The settlement allows the Hickey family to keep their luxury home on a location that violates the park's environmental rules. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

EPA enforcement lax

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has allowed the number of its criminal investigators to drop below levels mandated by Congress. As Tracy Samilton reports, former EPA officials say that could hurt enforcement activities across the nation.  Go to full article
SLU student Adam Falcon died after a night of drinking in 2004 (Source: SLU website)
SLU student Adam Falcon died after a night of drinking in 2004 (Source: SLU website)

North Country colleges confront "gray zone" between alcohol and adulthood

Paul Smiths College has drawn criticism in recent weeks, following the alcohol-related deaths of two students in May. But academic and law enforcement officials across the region say the problem of underage drinking is complicated, with few easy answers. In the final part of our series on alcohol and campus safety, Brian Mann reports that the debate often winds up in a legal and ethical gray zone.  Go to full article

EPA Administrator Nomination Challenged in Senate

The nomination of former Ohio EPA directror Donald Schregardus to be the assistant US EPA administrator for enforcement and compliance is being challenged in the Senate. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Natalie Walston reports.  Go to full article

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