Apr 15, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) State and federal environmental officials in New York are changing the way they prepare for oil spills.
The state's Department of Environmental Conservation announced last week that it's working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard to revise and update its plans for preventing and responding to spills.
The process also includes emergency response drills by federal authorities and improvements to maps that detail environmentally sensitive areas such as wetlands. Go to full article
Apr 09, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) State environmental regulators are reminding New Yorkers that residential brush burning is prohibited in towns with less than 20,000 residents until May 14... Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Apr 03, 2014 — Red squirrels do well in an abundant year for spruce and balsam cones, eating as many as fifty a day. Introduced to Newfoundland for the first time in the 1960s, squirrels... Go to full article