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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

The Sun

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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

The Vermont Eagle

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TUPPER LAKE | Access to local farm products, distribution and fair pricing are critical to maintaining Adirondack food supply lines. more

The Sun

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

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In February, I submitted a press release to inform the public that the Hamilton County Republican Committee had voted unanimously to endorse both Rep. Elise Stefanik and state Sen. James Tedisco. more

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners took a first look at proposed changes to the definition, management and use of Adirondack Park State Land “Travel Corridors.” more

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SARANAC LAKE | Clean-up of former Saranac Lake Gas Company Superfund sites is scheduled to start soon. more

The Sun

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The warm sun beat down on my arm as it hung out the window. more

Community Columnists

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MIDDLEBURY | After a divisive start in Pownal last July, the Vermont Council on Rural Development has targeted Randolph for its next community to participate in the Climate Economy Model Communities program. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | A typical tourist trip to Vermont might include hiking on the Long Trail, skiing at one of our many resorts, fishing for wild brook trout, visiting a farm, and sampling some of the finest cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Billing itself as 350.org’s climate-resistance campaign, Fossil Free Fast kicked off an anti-Trump campaign 2020 lobbying effort Wednesday via the internet. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state nearing the home stretch on its universal broadband project, state Sen. Betty Little and Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec are pivoting to ensure better cell phone reception for local visitors and residents. more

The Sun

The Adirondack Park Agency has reached a verdict on the long-awaited decision on how to classify the Boreas Ponds Tract. more

Editorials

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ELIZABETHTOWN | U.S. Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer has become the latest lawmaker to blast the storage of unused rail cars in the Adirondacks. more

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TICONDEROGA | The anticipated solar energy project for Ticonderoga Central School District has been canceled because of cost escalation. 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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