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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has co-signed a letter expressing concern over drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). more

Dec 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

The tax bill that passed the Senate last week hurts North Country voters. more

Dec 7, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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MINERVA | The Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation are against a rail car storage plan. more

Nov 7, 2017 7:30 AM The Sun

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Two years after first being proposed, plans by the Saratoga & North Creek Railway to store unused train cars on state land in the southern Adirondacks has reignited controversy. more

Oct 11, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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NORTH CREEK | Hundreds of railcars are making their way to the Adirondack Park for long-term storage. more

Oct 3, 2017 7:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments

The United States is about to reach a major energy milestone. A new report predicts that the nation is on track to become a net energy exporter within the decade. more

May 8, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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KEENE — A Vietnam War veteran, a local herbalist and business owner, and a longtime Adirondack environmentalist all returned recently from wintry, wind-blown plains at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota. more

Apr 6, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

During the weekend of the memorable “Super Moon” that shone over Essex County, I stopped at a railroad crossing between Essex and Whallonsburg and watched a hundred tankers full of highly volatile Bakken Crude Oil pass by. more

Dec 29, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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SARANAC LAKE — Young voices, American Indian voices, science and silent words drawn across protest signs delivered messages of concern and hope at the Adirondack Climate Coalition march here last week. more

Nov 9, 2016 3:00 PM The Sun

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump don’t agree on much -- except the Renewable Fuel Standard. Too bad they’re both wrong. more

Oct 27, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

DEC-led exercise to improve security, fight invasives involves 17 state, federal and local agencies more

Jul 22, 2016 1:12 PM The Sun

Oil trains have been a hot topic now for several years. more

Jun 19, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

The recent oil train derailment in Mosier, OR, should be an additional wake-up call for folks in the Champlain Valley who also host the movement of crude by rail through their communities. more

Jun 18, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

Two recent letters to The Sun discuss oil trains and their risk to the North Country an important local and national issue. more

May 30, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

On “Bomb Trains” Michael Calitri wrote a letter chastising those who oppose “crude oil transport by trains,” urging them to do research “before they shoot the North Country in the foot.” more

May 6, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Advocates of crude oil transport by train should do research before they shoot the North Country in the foot! more

Apr 29, 2016 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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PLATTSBURGH — A coalition of environmental groups and public officials gathered last week to call for a federal ban of oil transport by trains along the shorelines and communities of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. more

Apr 20, 2016 7:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — A coalition of environmental groups and public officials gathered last week to call for a federal ban of oil transport by trains along the shorelines and communities of Lake Champlain and the Hudson River. more

Apr 19, 2016 12:05 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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