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With scorching heat and raging wildfires in the west and torrential downpours and massive flooding in the east, global warming is not just about a gentle sea rise any more. more

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ESSEX | Visiting Essex Farm on Friday, Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer bounced along farm fields in a wagon pulled by farm draft horses Jake and Abbey. more

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LAKE CLEAR | Environmental groups are continuing to sound the alarm on what rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan may mean for the Adirondack Park. more

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PLATTSBURGH | After a local student took to City Hall to implore his elected officials to impose a ban on plastic straws, the Plattsburgh Common Council is considering doing just that. more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame announced that Middlebury farmer Robert Foster is one of the 2018 inductees. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Every summer, Middlebury Union Middle School learn the art of cooperation while gaining practical skills in a range of scored activities. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | State Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) could face as many as three challengers this November as she defends her seat for a ninth term. more

The Sun

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We encountered a fleeting phenomenon last week: more

Editorials

Not content to merely “ask” Vermonters to go without single-use plastic straws, VPIRG is telling our legislators that they should pass a proposal to ban these straws altogether to keep them out of landfills in 2019. more

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WILMINGTON | This year marks the 20th field season for backcountry trail work by Student Conservation Association crews in the Adirondack Park. more

The Sun

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PANTON | During last week’s record-breaking heat wave, Green Mountain Power (GMP) turned to stored energy to reduce demand on the grid. more

The Vermont Eagle

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The High Peaks are groaning under the weight of an unprecedented surge of tourism. more

Editorials

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KEENE | The state has rolled out the first phase in a multi-year plan to address overuse on some of the Adirondacks’ most popular hiking trails. more

The Sun

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to ban single-use plastic bags and is calling on the state legislature to approve a bill before the session concludes next month. more

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RAY BROOK | Katie Wilson spent part of Earth Day Weekend touting her commitment to the environment to a group of undecided voters. more

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PLATTSBURGH | A grassroots progressive group has sent candidates running for New York’s 21st Congressional District questionnaires asking about them their “top two environmental concerns and proposed solutions." more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lawmakers issued resolutions in the U.S. Senate and House on Wednesday formally calling for embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down. more

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SOUTH GLENS FALLS | The first question at Rep. Elise Stefanik’s town hall meeting was if she was going to host a town hall meeting. more

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

The Sun

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MONTPELIER | Vermont’s landmark energy policies are not solving the problems they were designed to solve, according to a March 12 report from Vermonters for a Clean Environment. more

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    Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant supervisor Tim Shudt explains the steps of processing sewage during a 2012 tour of the facility. Monday, the village board enacted a moratorium on sewer hookups for commercial and multi-family developments while local officials pursue plans for a major renovation or replacement of the treatment plant.

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    The Adirondack Park turned 40 this year. At their annual meeting on July 18, attendees said the political climate is markedly different than when the region’s leading environmental advocacy organization was launched in 1975. Pictured above: Executive Director William Janeway poses with former board chairs at the Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid.

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