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Alison Rose Levy: Water or Gas? Karl Rove, Cheney, and Cohorts Weighing In On Key NY Race

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We can't allow private industry to go unchecked for the sake of profits.

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on Nov 02, 2010 at 10:51 AM

Layoffs loom at agency in transition

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Layoff machinery will grind on at the state Department of Environmental Conservation, where 150 workers could learn this week that they are getting the ax, DEC Acting Commissioner Peter Iwanowicz said.

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on Nov 01, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Fracking Pumps Up Pressure in Upstate N.Y. Congressional Race

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A tightening congressional race in upstate New York could become the first public referendum on shale-gas drilling and hydrau...

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on Oct 29, 2010 at 01:51 PM
New York's Fresh Bodegas Pr...

New York's Fresh Bodegas Program Brings Farmers' Market Produce to Inner City Food Desert

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In wealthier NYC neighborhoods, bodegas often stock a wide range of healthy produce, but in poorer areas your options are generally limited to four food groups: Sugary, highly processed, alcohol and tobacco. Photo: Paul Lowry/Creative Commons.The phenomenon of healthy food deserts existing in America's poor communities is well documented. In New York City, Grow...Read the full story on TreeHugger

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on Oct 29, 2010 at 10:50 AM

State seeks federal aid for land

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LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. -- Faced with a moratorium on the purchase of more state land, the Department of Environmental Conservation is looking for federal aid to help buy forests around Lake George that are owned by the not-for-profit Lake George Land Conservancy.

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on Oct 29, 2010 at 05:21 AM

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on Oct 27, 2010 at 11:55 PM
Ultra-Urban Passive House B...

Ultra-Urban Passive House Built in New York City

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All images credit Loadingdock5There are fundamentally two different ways of dealing with energy and buildings: Supply and demand. the supply approach attacks the problem with solar panels, heat pumps and tech; the demand approach is the Passivhaus approach, where you insulate and seal so well that you barely need any heat at all. Most of the Passivhaus designs we have seen have been the single ...

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on Oct 27, 2010 at 07:20 AM
Passive House Going Up in N...

Passive House Going Up in New York

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The scaffolding is down and progress is being made on what could be the first Passive House in New York, according to Curbed NY. The mixed-use project is located in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn at 174 Grand Street and designed by Loadingdock5, an architectural studio from the same neighborhood. I first heard about the project from Sam Bargetz, a certified Passive House consultant with the ...

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on Oct 26, 2010 at 11:21 PM

A Force for Nature: Story of NRDC; Gulf still suffering; Congress' inaction; Gas drilling concerns in NY; Climate talks in Mexico; Cure for carp?; Dirty trucks

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John Adams and Patricia Adams spoke with the WGVU Public Television & Radio about their book, A Force for Nature. In an interview with KSFR Santa Fe Public Radio, John and Patricia talked about the history and work of NRDC… ...

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on Oct 26, 2010 at 10:50 AM

DEC puts proposed boiler rules on hold

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A panel of the state Department of Environmental Conservation decided Monday to take more public comment before acting on proposed rules to phase out polluting outdoor wood-fired boilers.

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on Oct 26, 2010 at 04:50 AM