New York lawmakers are considering bills that would ban the sale of furniture and electronics containing flame retardant chemicals, and a coalition of manufacturers and business owners recently expressed opposition in a letter to legislators. Various industry associations signed the letter, ...Read More »
The New York state Department of Public Service last week revised its definition of “revision,” making it possible for a company building a wind turbine to modify its approved plans without triggering a new public hearing. An emergency ruling in ...Read More »
A proposed law that would extend New York’s bottle bill to wine and liquor bottles could increase recycling of glass significantly and create a cleaner stream of recycled glass, potentially making it easier to find end users in a tight ...
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A trial date has finally been set for a groundbreaking climate-change lawsuit being brought against the federal government after multiple hurdles in the past year threatened to prevent it from moving forward. Last week, U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Coffin ordered ...Read More »
ALBANY — The state’s attorney general has filed objections to the Constitution Pipeline Company’s request to cut trees along the proposed route of its 124-mile natural gas pipeline, citing the lack of a state water quality permit and pending requests ...Read More »
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Monroe County Department of Public Health will host a public meeting at 7 p.m. today to discuss improvements in the environmental quality of the Rochester Embayment. It will be held ...Read More »
ALBANY — New York’s attorney general says Peabody Energy violated state laws with misleading statements to investors about financial risks from climate change and potential regulatory responses. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says St. Louis-based Peabody, the largest publicly traded coal ...Read More »