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WATCH: Pet Buffalo Rides In Convertible And Drinks Beer

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A buffalo is a man's best friend? That seems to be the case with Bailey the bison, who is popular for cruising his Canadian hometown...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 10, 2010 at 05:51 AM

State silent on PCB cleanup

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Any rift between the state and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over an imminent federal decision on the continued PCB cleanup of the Hudson River was not on display during Thursday's meeting of the Community Advisory Group.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 10, 2010 at 04:51 AM

Green: N.Y. Objects to Release of Multistate Fracking Rules

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New York State, which is now working on its own regulations under strong pressure from pro-and anti-drilling forces, would have preferred that the Delaware River Basin Commission had waited.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 09, 2010 at 03:22 PM
Toyota adds New York City t...

Toyota adds New York City to plug-in Prius trial program

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Toyota, USA2010 Plug-in Prius Prototype - Click above for high-res image galleryLate last week, Toyota announced that New York City will take part in the company's Prius plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHV) demonstration program. Five of Toyota's plug-ins will hit the crowded streets of New York to see how PHVs perform in a real-world urban setting; two will be handed o...

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 08, 2010 at 07:20 AM

PCBs capping plan rallies opposition

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Only days before a federal decision on future dredging of PCBs from the Hudson River, the state and environmental groups are warning against releasing a plan they claim could allow more PCBs to remain behind in the river.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 08, 2010 at 04:20 AM

Green: Hertz Adds Electric Cars to N.Y. Fleet

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Plug-in-hybrid and electric models will be available at car-sharing locations in the city starting on Dec. 15.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 07, 2010 at 02:21 PM

Officials analyze Thruway snow woes

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Buffalo takes pride in its well-earned reputation for shrugging off the powerful winter storms that bring less robust cities to their knees. Not last week, when lake-effect snow stranded hundreds of motorists in their vehicles for 17 hours or more on the Thruway. It was a national embarrassment, generating chilling headlines and TV graphics and hyperventilating coverage on the early-morning shows.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 06, 2010 at 05:20 AM

NRC says NY nuclear plant's impact manageable (AP)

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AP - Federal regulators say the environmental impact of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York is not great enough to justify closing it down.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 03, 2010 at 03:20 PM

Green: Carbon Auction Yields $16.9 Million for New York

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The money is intended for energy efficiency programs, but doubts persist about where it will end up. The governor dipped into proceeds recently to address a budget deficit.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 03, 2010 at 02:22 PM

Report -- State parks need $1B

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Former state parks Commissioner Carol Ash made her debut in her new role as parks advocate on Thursday, when she took part in the release of a report calling for a halt to staff and funding cuts that could place certain state parks at a new risk of closure.

Ecobird .. Ecobird ..
on Dec 03, 2010 at 05:20 AM