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State wins lawsuit over Adirondack snowmobile trail-building

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state’s construction of wider snowmobile trails in the Adirondack Mountains has been upheld by a state Supreme Court judge. The environmental group Protect the Adirondacks sued the state in 2015. It says cutting thousands ...

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DEC seeks volunteers

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is recruiting citizen scientists to conduct water quality assessments in Lake Ontario and the Niagara, Genesee, Delaware, Hudson and Mohawk River watersheds as part of the Water Assessments by Volunteer Evaluators project. While the ...

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Long and short of EAF changes explained

State Department of Environmental Conservation officials are trying to move the environmental review of proposed building projects from the 1970s into something modern, sleek and more appropriate for this technology age. Harter Secrest & Emery LLP hosted a presentation Wednesday ...

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Report: Gas drilling safe under proposed rules

ALBANY — An unreleased state report leaked to media outlets says the Department of Environmental Conservation’s regulatory plan for gas drillers describes potential health impacts from fracking along with specific safety measures and it makes a separate health impact study ...

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