By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 - 5:53 pm
Photo from Riverkeeper's Facebook page. Riverkeeper, a nonprofit environmental group that advocates for the Hudson River, recently announced the results of a five-year study of water quality in the Hudson. (See Scribd document below for the full study.)... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 16, 2011 - 8:53 am
Last week was a big week for effluvia-related news in the watershed. On Friday, Mike Hein, Ulster County's chief executive, decided not to sue the New York City Department of Environmental Protection over its releases of muddy water into the Esopus Creek... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 14, 2011 - 9:00 am
For years now, the Greene County town of Lexington has had an uncomfortable offer on the table from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection: Build a wastewater treatment plant with city money, or don't and face the consequences.. The town... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 - 8:46 am
It must be election season, because the earmarks are pouring in to the Catskills and the Hudson Valley Region. Yesterday, US Representative Maurice Hinchey announced that he got $205,000 from House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services for... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 16, 2010 - 10:54 am
Kingston's mayor really has a way with the verbiage. Back in 2004, a busted sewer main flooded houses and businesses along Wilbur Avenue with unspeakable horrors. Six years later, Sottile is pushing for the city settle with the owners, to the tune of $293... Read more
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