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A geologically unique section of eastern Rensselaer County is now part of a federal program designed to protect forest lands from conversion to non-forest use.
Filed under: Transportation Alternatives, Ford, NissanFord Transit Connect Taxi - Click above for high-res image galleryA couple of years ago, the New York Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) announced that it was searching for a new, more efficient vehicle to replace the taxis of New York City. The TLC created a website to submit ideas for its so-called "Taxi of Tomorrow" program. Now, three f...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Russian boys exposed to unusually high levels of environmental pollutants are smaller than their peers, a new study reports.
In one of his final acts as governor, David Paterson has submitted to the U.S. Department of the Interior a deal that would allow the Stockbridge-Munsee band of Mohican Indians to build a casino in the Catskills, his spokeswoman Jessica Bassett confirmed.
Specialists have said the unlined dump at the rural site is twice as contaminated as Love Canal, Niagara Falls neighborhood that became a landmark off corporate pollution in the 1970s when 950 families to be moved from a 10-square-block area because of contamination.
Reuters - State pension funds in Ohio and New York were named lead plaintiffs in a shareholder suit against BP Plc that alleges losses due to the Gulf Coast oil spill, according to a U.S. district court ruling.
New York takes a big leap forward in 2011 with free electronic waste recycling, and the timing is good for those whom Santa brought a computer or DVD player.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blizzard pummeled the northeastern United States on Monday, burying cities in knee-deep snow, leaving thousands camped at airports and snarling traffic with blowing snow and icy roads at the end of the busy Christmas weekend.
Photos by Net-a-Porter What a huge faux pas! The Humane Society of the United States is saying that world famous department store Barneys New York passed off a fur-trimmed 3.1 Phillip Lim parka as the fake deal even though it was most likely made of real coyote fur. That means customers who purchased the jacket [...]
Wood-fired boilers cannot be used to burn trash, paper or other waste products under new rules approved Wednesday by the state's Environmental Review Board.