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NORTH CREEK | The last of the oil tankers stored on railway sidings in the central Adirondacks have been removed. 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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NORTH HUDSON | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has formally approved the Boreas Pond classification, calling the state’s recent acquisition a “national treasure” as he signed the deal recommended by the Adirondack Park Agency last month. 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

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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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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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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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PLATTSBURGH | The state has allocated $32 million in grants to Adirondack communities for wastewater infrastructure and drinking water projects since 2015. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council is encouraging residents to directly lobby Warren Buffett to intervene on a controversial rail car storage plan. 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 | People come to the Adirondacks to escape from urban woes. more

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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

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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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SARANAC LAKE — A group of stakeholders raised $1.5 million in 2004 for a project to harvest invasive species on Upper Saranac Lake. more

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RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency took the unusual step of weighing in on current affairs last month when they approved a resolution opposing the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. more

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

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TICONDEROGA — The International Paper Company has awarded a $2,000 grant to the Adirondack Council to assist with the group’s efforts to boost a low-carbon Adirondack Park economy. more

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ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is thinking green. 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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Regardless of where you stand on the classification of the Boreas Ponds Tract, on one point it seems everyone agrees — the state dropped the ball... more

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