By WP Newsroom on Friday, Apr. 2, 2010 - 2:13 pm
Trout season officially began in New York yesterday, to the delight of zillions of anglers (and the Catskills businesses that depend on them). The DEC says it's going to be a great year: The state has experienced two consecutive summers of cool wet... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 1, 2010 - 9:52 pm
Sally Moon in Olive got some great photos yesterday of water spilling over the Ashokan dam.
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
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2010 - 2:02 pm
Coxsackie village residents should boil their tap water for the next three days. A water main broke last night and has been repaired, the Daily Mail reports.
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 30, 2010 - 2:27 pm
The good people of Cooperstown are hungry for information about fracking. There were two separate gas drilling meetings held last week: one on Tuesday, and another on Friday. Tuesday's was pretty popular, according to the Daily Star: A forum on drilling... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 29, 2010 - 4:26 pm
The New York Times and the Gannett newspaper chain weighed in yesterday on fracking and federal oversight. From the NYT editorial: It’s important to enlarge the nation’s supply of natural gas, a relatively clean fuel. But where public health is an issue... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Mar. 27, 2010 - 11:06 pm
Rape. Property owners in Sullivan County, NY and everywhere have an absolute right to decide how to use their land. This is America. When your rights and choices impact someone else who did not consent, received no compensation, and given the option,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 - 1:15 pm
The Daily Star was onhand last night to watch a Lake Otsego conservationist debate a drilling consultant about the science of fracking. Win McIntyre, the "watershed coordinator" for the Otsego Lake Watershed Supervisory Committee, went first before the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 - 11:44 am
Conservationist Dennis Schvejda, who lives in the New York City watershed area, says that he just got a letter from the Catskill Watershed Corporation offering to pump out his septic tank, conduct a dye test on it, and replace any of its broken parts. For... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 - 3:35 pm
New Yorkers with unpaid water bills collectively owe the DEP an astonishing $58.4 million. The agency announced this week that they're going after homeowners with delinquent water bills: This is the first of a series of notifications to homeowners owing $... Read more


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