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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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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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Climate change activists want Governor Cuomo to do more

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Environmental groups are pushing Governor Cuomo to codify into law some of the steps he’s taken to protect the environment and cut down on pollution related to climate change.

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Drillers charge "fracking hysteria" helps enviros raise cash

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Why is there such a big fuss over fracking?

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Jay continues to struggle after Tropical Storm Irene

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Tropical Storm Irene happened almost a year ago, but the remnants still remain in one Adirondack town.

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Upstate New York responds to tropical storms

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State Director of Operations Howard Glaser discusses the response to Hurricane Irene.

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DEC may miss deadline for fracking regulations

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New York’s DEC Commissioner Joe Martens suggested today that the state may miss a February 27th deadline to complete its proposed fracking regulations

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Boreas Ponds debate continues

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Should land be classified as "wild forest" or "wilderness?"

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Both sides, awaiting fracking decision, air competing ads

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Groups for and against fracking are gearing up for an announcement by Governor Cuomo’s environmental officials on whether the natural gas drilling process will be permitted in New York on a limited basis.

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State still awaiting fracking decision

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Governor Cuomo’s health commissioner is expected to release a health report on hydraulic fracturing soon, at least according to a timetable announced in late February.

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Tick season is upon us

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Discover the lesser known health threats transmitted by ticks.

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Hydrofracking update from DEC Commissioner

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DEC Commissioner Joe Martens was in Tonawanda yesterday touring the industrial area with the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York.

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A plan to stop invasive species in Lake George

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Look at a pilot program in place to prevent the spread of invasive species in Lake George.

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Adirondack resort wins key battle in Tupper Lake

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It's a battle that's been going on for nearly a decade in the North Country town of Tupper Lake.

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Proposed pipelines cause controversy in upstate

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Environmentalists cheered last December when Health Commissioner Howard Zucker urged Governor Cuomo to prohibit hydraulic fracturing for natural gas because of unknown health risks it posed to New Yorkers.

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