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Mount Hope Cemetery spruce up canceled

The Mount Hope Cemetery Spruce Up, planned for Saturday, has been canceled due to weather forecasts of strong winds, thunder and lightning. Those interested in learning about additional volunteer opportunities at the cemetery should contact the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery at (585) 461-3494.

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Court casts doubt on global warming suit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court appeared deeply skeptical Tuesday about allowing states to sue electric utilities to force cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

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Rally against ‘fracking’ draws hundreds to Albany

ALBANY — Environmental groups from across New York rallied at the state Capitol on Monday, calling on lawmakers to protect the environment and the public against potential hazards related to high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale region ...

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GE to build nation’s largest solar power plant

NEW YORK CITY — General Electric says it's going to build the nation's largest solar panel factory, part of a $600 million dollar bet on the future of solar power in the United States.

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Canal Corp. seeking volunteers for Earth Day

Volunteer groups and individuals are invited to join the New York State Canal Corporation staff for the sixth annual “Canal Clean Sweep,” scheduled for April 15-17. The events along the 524-mile-long canal system help celebrate Earth Day and prepare the ...

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