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Back to the river, back to dredging

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The considered thoughts of seven independent scientists about how best to proceed with the dredging of PCBs from the Hudson River generate three sentiments above all. They're understanding, determination and relief.

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on Aug 20, 2010 at 04:20 AM

PHOTOS: NYC Dumpster Pools Make a Splash with All Ages

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on Aug 19, 2010 at 08:20 AM
R-House in Syracuse Can Be ...

R-House in Syracuse Can Be Heated With A Hair Dryer

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Passive House, or Passivhaus design is finally becoming really active in North America, and is popping up in communities across the country. Just recently we showed a traditional one in Oregon, but are back to form with the R-House, the winner of a design competition "provide a new model for formerly vital, urban residential neighborhoods throughout the United States through the creation of sus...

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on Aug 19, 2010 at 07:20 AM

Up to 1,000 fish found dead

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BRUNSWICK, N.Y. -- About 1,000 fish have died and washed up on the shores of a large pond just outside of Troy, and state environmental officers Tuesday tried to figure out why.

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on Aug 18, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Californian Home Made Out of Used Tires

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Check out this home made from old tires! Architect David Bonilla constructs these houses in California and Mexico using recycled materials. He focuses on constructing these residences in rural zones and less privileged areas. The final result is a sturdy house that saves tires from going to the dump.READ MORE >Permalink |

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on Aug 17, 2010 at 04:20 PM

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