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LAKE GEORGE | Town of Lake George officials and highway workers were recognized recently for their “best practices” in reducing the use of wintertime road salt while maintaining safe roadway conditions. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Tedra Cobb is coming out swinging against Rep. Elise Stefanik’s environmental record. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | Teens in grades 7-12 in Addison and Rutland counties interested in teaching elementary school students about environmental topics relevant to Vermont are encouraged to apply to become a TRY for the Environment teen leader. more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The results are in. more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Conservationists hope to work with road crews to decrease winter salt applications more

The Sun

Sara learning about turtle hatchlings with Steve Parren

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RUTLAND | Green Mountain Power honored longtime Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Steve Parren with one of the state’s top environmental awards last week, the GMP-Zetterstrom Award. more

The Vermont Eagle

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SILVER BAY | In a number of well-documented ways, climate change will do the Adirondacks no favors. more

The Sun

Less than 10 percent of Elise Stefanik’s donors live in New York’s 21st Congressional District. more

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Although it is not illegal to not reside, now or ever, in the congressional district that you represent, I find it ironic to see the (R-Willsboro) after Rep. Stefanik’s name. more

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The start of October has become the unofficial start of snow tire season. more

Editorials

Whether you think of us as citizens of a nation or denizens of this planet Earth, our backs are to the wall in either case. more

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PLATTSBURGH | The use of hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels is catching on in Europe, where two dozen nations last week pledged to boost research funding into the technology. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. more

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The Vermont Eagle

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. more

The Sun

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Vermont Coffee Company received the Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence during a ceremony held at its Middlebury headquarters on Aug. 31. more

The Vermont Eagle

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QUEENSBURY | Two public hearings on a county-wide ban on retail stores bagging purchases in single-use plastic bags are to be held this next week. more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Preservation of 13.2 acres of wooded wetlands near Lake George’s Warner Bay will be a reality if tentative plans of Warren County leaders and the Lake George Land Conservancy go forward. more

The Sun

WESTPORT | Adirondack Harvest Festival has reached a third year in celebration of local farm, farmers and the steady local food economy. more

The Sun

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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.

  • The world's first nuclear power plant to produce electricity from the atom: Experimental Breeder Reactor 1, in the Great Basin Desert of Idaho. Photo taken July 2014.

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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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