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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. more

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NEWCOMB | The state has formally moved to declare the stretch of railway from North Creek to Tahawus abandoned. more

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PLATTSBURGH | Green groups and state officials are apoplectic over the Trump administration’s plan to roll back the Clean Power Plan. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

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ALBANY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has sent a cease and desist letter to the railway that is transferring rail cars to the Adirondacks for storage. more

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RAY BROOK | A state Supreme Court judge denied Protect the Adirondack’s 2013 legal challenge that halted construction of Class II Community Connector trails in the Adirondack Park. more

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HORICON | Voters have approved a constitutional amendment to create a land bank in the Adirondacks and Catskills that will aid localities in public works projects on state Forest Preserve. more

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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PLATTSBURGH — Voters in November will decide if the state should create a land bank to aid municipalities with routine infrastructure and communications projects on state land. more

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LAKE PLACID — Details are emerging over the proposed land bank that would allow localities access to state land to facilitate infrastructure projects on Forest Preserve without amending the state constitution. more

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RAY BROOK — Legal arguments contending the fate of Class II Community Connector snowmobile trails will go to trial on March 1. more

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SCHROON LAKE — Following contentious public hearing process, Adirondack Park stakeholders discuss what comes next more

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is thinking green. more

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SARANAC LAKE — About two dozen people offered comments at a public information session looking at Saranac Resort LLC plans to build a hotel on Lake Flower. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — With just weeks until president-elect Donald Trump takes office, environmental groups in the Adirondack Park are expressing concerns over an administration they fear may be hostile to the environment. more

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