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By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 23, 2010 - 11:21 am
This just in: The DEC has declared that their draft regulations on natural-gas drilling don't apply to New York City's watershed. (Or, for that matter, Syracuse's Skaneateles Lake watershed, also among a handful of water systems in the nation allowed by... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 2:04 pm
The Catskill Watershed Corporation and HospitalityGreen just announced a joint venture aimed at measuring (and decreasing) the impact of local hotels and B&Bs on the NYC watershed. From HospitalityGreen's press release: The Green Concierge project is... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 19, 2010 - 11:19 am
Many New Yorkers are looking to halt the march of natural-gas drilling in their vast watershed. Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer has the support of dozens of NYC organizations for his "Kill the Drill" campaign. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Apr. 10, 2010 - 10:24 pm
The DEP recently announced the purchase of another 1,026 acres of land in New York City's west-of-Hudson watershed, prompting howls of outrage from the usual suspects. Dean Frazier, Delaware County Watershed affairs commissioner, spoke at a public... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 5, 2010 - 9:38 am
Updated DEP regulations, in the works for several years, went into effect over the weekend. The Daily Freeman has a story.
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 1, 2010 - 2:03 pm
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office isn't the most press-friendly shop in town, even for New York state government. When the Watershed Post was reporting on their recent actions against hospitals in the NYC watershed, I wasn't able to get a comment... Read more


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