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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Scott Pruitt, the embattled Environmental Protection Agency chief, was in the hot seat last week for a congressional grilling probing ethical lapses and a firehose of questions surrounding personal spending. more

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Spring is finally making its way into our lovely Adirondack mountains! I am anxious to get out and enjoy some much-needed sunshine and warm weather. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Hopefuls seeking the Democratic nomination for New York’s 21st Congressional District touted their environmental bonafides during Earth Day events. 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 | 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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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga has signed a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Health to bring the town’s water system into compliance with state and federal drinking water regulations. 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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ELIZABETHTOWN | The omnibus government spending bill passed by Congress and signed by the president last month rejects deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and fully funds the agency at 2017 spending levels. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hyper-partisanship appears to be the new normal as the U.S. seems more divided than ever, a measure fueled by a bombastic president who relishes in upending all political conventions. more

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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

TICONDEROGA | Contractors who deal with lead contamination can get some help from a free class sponsored by PRIDE of Ticonderoga. more

The Sun

Federal rulemaking slowed dramatically in 2017, with the Trump administration issuing two-thirds fewer regulations in its first year (1,136) than both Presidents Barack Obama (3,356) and George W. Bush (3,927). more

The Vermont Eagle

WESTPORT | In 2017, Healthy Schools Network founder and Executive Director Claire Barnett was awarded the prestigious William K. Reilly Award for Environmental Governance and Leadership from American University in Washington, D.C. more

The Sun

WESTPORT | Healthy Schools Network has pressed for over 20 years for good science and steady funding to protect and clean up school environments. more

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WESTPORT | Twenty-five years ago, the Parent and Teacher Organization (PTO) at Westport Central School resolved to foster a healthier, safer school environment, including ensuring schoolchildren access to healthy foods. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) is pushing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to retain funding for a federal program that monitors the impact of acid rain on local bodies of water. more

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WHALLONSBURG | Candidate offers stump speech, therapy session to small crowd of progressive activists in Whallonsburg more

The Sun

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

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AU SABLE FORKS | It’s nine months before the primary election, but Katie Wilson is already making the rounds and meeting with voters. more

The Sun

The Republican Senate and President Trump have blinders on and all they can see is that the ACA was signed by President Obama, a “black man” in the Office of President. more

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