Update: See statement from the DEC, and a letter from E&E explaining its relationship to IOGANY, at the bottom.
New York State might just have to scrap the latest draft of its environmental impact study on hydraulic fracturing. The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) and state lawmake ... More >>
Can New York's environmental regulators keep up with fracking?
This is the question raised in a report recently published by Earthworks, a group that monitors the petroleum and mining industries.
Earthworks' new accountability project charges that New York's Department of Environmental Conservati ... More >>
Just a mountain lion.A cat "much larger than a German Shepherd" has been sighted in the town of Greenwich, Connecticut, just roaming around and, apparently, doing whatever it wants, including hanging out near neighborhood schools and, perhaps, shopping at Lilly Pulitzer. Connecticut officials ... More >>
A draft report sent yesterday from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to Entergy, the operators of the Indian Point Nuclear Plant in Buchanan, NY, found that Indian Point's impact on Hudson River sturgeon was serious enough to deny the plant a Water Quality Certificate. Th ... More >>