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A discussion on North Country politics and environmental concerns

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Managing editor Matt Ryan's last show

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Lawsuit over Adirondack snowmobiling trails continues

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How big of a tree is too big to cut down inside the Blue Line?

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End-of-session push to pass climate change bills

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Press conference held after Cuomo expresses doubt.

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Environmental groups say 'no' to incinerator ash dump

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Proposal would be near shore of Hudson

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Lake George's push to use less road salt

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50% reduction goal is set for 2020

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New Yorkers affected by drinking water contamination urge state panel to go further

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The state’s Drinking Water Quality Council has issued what it considers to be safe levels for exposure to toxic chemicals including PFOAs and PFOS that have been found in high quantities in some of New York’s drinking water supplies. Supporters say the Cuomo Administration now needs to quickly take action to implement standards that they say are long overdue.

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A push for more forest rangers

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Concern amid growing popularity of High Peaks

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This Week on NYN: Invasive species, New NFIB director

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Emerald Ash Borer damage, Biryla in-studio.

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Senators question state's efforts to fight tick borne illnesses

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Governor Cuomo’s health commissioner received a grilling from state Senators at a hearing this week on whether New York is doing enough to combat tick- borne illnesses.

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DEC rejects EPA review of Hudson River cleanup

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Agency is finalizing PCB sampling effort

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Questionnaire seeks PFOA answers

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Group seeks answers from Hoosick Falls area

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Stopping invasive species in the ADKs

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Targeting milfoil in Upper Saranac Lake Watershed.

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New York's plan to combat climate change is still on track

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Governor Cuomo says he’ll sign an executive order committing the state to meet the Paris accord standards, calling President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the agreement “reckless” and “irresponsible.”

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Former EPA Regional Administrator urges colleagues to "fight back"

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The former regional administrator of the EPA under President Obama, Judith Enck, says the new head of the EPA under President Trump, Scott Pruitt, threatens to roll back major environmental regulations, including climate change actions and pollution protections. Enck, in an interview with Karen DeWitt for public radio and tv, explains why she took the unprecedented step of signing on to a letter,

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Enck: New EPA head could be "one of the worst" in agency history

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"EPA is in for some real rough waters."

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