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Social Media, Technology, and Change Conference, New York City November 1st.

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ENN is proud to be a media sponsor of this important event hosted by our Affiliate, Justmeans.The rapid adoption of social media and the shift within corporations to measure and manage social and environmental impact is fundamentally changing the way companies engage with their stakeholders. Companies will need to work much more closely with stakeholders in order to navigate these two trends. ...

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on Aug 17, 2010 at 09:50 AM
If You Really Want To Get O...

If You Really Want To Get Off Oil, Move To Buffalo

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A few years ago, Wired Magazine published an interesting map showing carbon footprint per capita that graphically demonstrated the obvious: Where you get sprawl, lots of cars and air conditioning, you get a much bigger footprint for every citizen due to their higher energy consumption. So if we want to reduce our footprint and get off oil, what is the best thing for Americans to do?Move to Buff...

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on Aug 17, 2010 at 06:20 AM

Emerald ash borer threatens millions of Monroe County trees

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Decision time is nearing for Rochester-area residents and institutions that own ash trees: Try to save them, or let the emerald ash borer have its way?

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on Aug 17, 2010 at 04:20 AM

No rush, says PCB panel

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FORT EDWARD, N.Y. -- Figure out where PCBs in the Hudson River really are, take more time and dredge them all. That was the message Monday from a panel of seven independent experts who studied the first year of river dredging at Fort Edward for the nation's largest Superfund cleanup.

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on Aug 17, 2010 at 04:20 AM

EPA Recovers A Quarter Million Dollars In Cleanup Costs at H.M. Quackenbush Site in Herkimer, N.Y., After EPA Removed Tons of Toxic Waste and Sludge (NY)

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(New York, N.Y.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a settlement with Frederick H. Hager, the former Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and majority shareholder of H.M. Quackenbush, Inc. for EPA’s cleanup work at the H.M

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on Aug 16, 2010 at 08:20 AM

Wind turbines are coming to New York, and not just offshore

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For years, New York officials have envisioned powering the region from a set of huge wind turbines in the Atlantic Ocean off Long Island. But well before an offshore wind farm would be up and running, giant turbines may soon be spinning much closer to the city.

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on Aug 16, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Will the New York state budget hold together?

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This month, lawmakers and Paterson agreed to close a $9.2 billion deficit in the current fiscal year through an array of new taxes and spending cuts. So once again, the question arises: Is this year's budget made of bricks and mortar or sticks and straw?

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on Aug 16, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Wind Turbine Projects Sprouting Around New York

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Plans to harness an alternative form of energy in the metropolitan region are not limited to offshore proposals.

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on Aug 15, 2010 at 10:50 PM

Sea Change Environmental Photography at Wassaic Project

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‘Burnt Tree’ photograph by Rob HannThe Wassaic Project in Dutchess County, NY, opens its doors to the public this weekend, and as part of their community-focused, multidisciplinary arts agenda, the exhibit Sea Change aims to push the boundaries of environmental art photography and investigations of controlled settings. Rural Wassaic is an ideal stage for this [...]

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on Aug 14, 2010 at 05:20 PM

Eco-friendly Biodegradable Doggy Poop Bags

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We know you’re a good Samaritan who curbs their dog whenever he or she does its – ahem – business. But how do you go about cleaning up you furry friend’s unpleasant trail? If you’re one of the many who’ve been doing a scoop and sack with those old plastic bags, keep in mind that [...]

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on Aug 13, 2010 at 02:20 PM