• Click to contribute to WMHT
  • Click to make/update a sustaining contribution to WMHT
  • Click to join the WMHT e-news mailing list

Latest Environment News

Anti-fracking health experts question Cuomo administration's health study

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

A group of public health experts are questioning whether Governor Cuomo’s health officials can do a credible job reviewing a health study on fracking, saying independent reviewers would be a better choice.

Read More

Cuomo denies deliberate fracking delays

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

Governor Cuomo says he’s not backing away from fracking, despite two delays announced recently by his environmental agency.

Read More

More questions on new Cuomo administration fracking delay

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

The Cuomo Administration has announced two developments that could delay the start of hydro fracking in New York, and is leaving supporters and opponents with many unanswered questions.

Read More

Cuomo says health study could speed up fracking approval process

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

Governor Cuomo says he supports his Administration’s internal health review on hydrofracking in New York, and he says it could even hasten the gas drilling process in the state, should fracking ultimately be approved.

Read More

Program preps kindergarteners for school

Posted by Matt Ryan on

School-readiness program in Chemung County proves early intervention is a key to success.

Read More

Health impact study on fracking raises questions

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

One day after a statement by Governor Cuomo’s environmental commissioner that he is rejecting calls for an independent health analysis of hydrofracking, there are more questions than answers.

Read More

Controversy still simmers over SUNY Buffalo Shale Institute

Posted by Daniel Robison on

Shortly after opening its doors at this spring, the Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI) ignited a controversy that persists several months later.

Read More

Hundreds urge Cuomo not to approve fracking

Posted by Karen DeWitt on

Anti fracking advocates rallied in Albany to try to convince Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban the natural gas drilling process in New York.

Read More

Lessons from last summer's hurricane season

Posted by Marie Cusick on

Last summer when Irene and Lee blew through New York, both were classified as tropical storms, not hurricanes.

Read More

Hardest-hit towns one year after tropical storms Irene and Lee

Posted by Matt Ryan on

How are two towns devastated by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee faring one year later?

Read More

Support Provided By
Image - thirteen_wnet_nynow_sponsor.jpg

In Partnership With

Times Union Partnership

Listen to Podcasts

PBS Newshour AdPBS Newshour AdPBS Newshour