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ELIZABETHTOWN | A congressional candidate is calling for federal authorities to investigate the plan by a railroad company to store unused rail cars on 22 miles of tracks within the Adirondack Park. more

Nov 14, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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KEENE | Environmental activists often attend Adirondack Park Agency (APA) meetings. more

Nov 9, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

PLATTSBURGH | After she was hit by a car on campus last year, she couldn’t stop screaming. more

Nov 8, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

MONTPELIER |  On Oct. 12, former Vermont state Sen. Wendy Wilton of Rutland asked her Facebook friends, “Anybody have an update on whether or not Vermont is meeting its [greenhouse gas emission reduction] goals?” more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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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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GLENS FALLS | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a study to determine why four parts of the state, including Warren County, have higher cancer rates. more

Oct 31, 2017 9:09 AM The Sun

PAUL SMITHS | Ma’ikwe Ludwig, a TEDx speaker and longtime sustainable community activist, will lead a presentation and workshop at the Paul Smith’s College VIC on Nov. 1. more

Oct 29, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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MINERVA | The first rail cars arrived in the central Adirondacks last week, slowly snaking their way along the Boreas River before eventually stopping on the track north of North Club Woods Road in Minerva. more

Oct 24, 2017 1:00 PM , The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The unemployment rate in the North Country is higher than the state average. more

Oct 24, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | An environmental lawyer is leading the money race amongst candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for New York’s 21st Congressional District. more

Oct 17, 2017 10:17 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. more

Oct 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is now accepting artwork submissions for the 2018 New York State Arbor Day Poster. more

Oct 14, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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CHAMPLAIN | Work has been completed on the Town of Champlain’s new salt storage facility. more

Oct 12, 2017 1:00 PM 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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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. more

Oct 10, 2017 12:50 PM The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council has painted a foreboding portrait of the Adirondack Park, calling its successes “threatened” by a confluence of internal and external forces. more

Oct 10, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Municipal sewer lines in Lake George should be extended northward to serve dozens of homeowners and businesses, a half dozen town residents told the town board at their September meeting. more

Oct 8, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Declaring their intent to protect Lake George’s environment, the Lake George Town Board recently established a new law banning hydraulic fracturing in town. more

Oct 7, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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KEENE | Route 73 contains some breathtaking views as it winds its way through the mountains and alongside the Cascade Lakes. more

Oct 3, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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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

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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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