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It is difficult to turn on the television or pick up a newspaper these days without hearing about “Man Made Global Warming.” It is certainly apparent that the weather is indeed turning against us in powerful ways but is it really “man-made?” Read more

Community Columnists

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LAKE PLACID | Having given up on the federal government’s ability to accomplish much of anything these days, Judith Enck, a former regional EPA administrator, is counting on local boards and civic groups to apply bottom-up pressure to decouple... Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

ELIZABETHTOWN | Public health in Essex County continues to improve. Read more

The Sun

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Corporations without commitments to social and environmental impact focus on turning a profit and producing products as cheaply as possible. While this sounds reasonable from an economic perspective, human health is the primary cost. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LAKE GEORGE | For many years, Lake George Village government has been formulating plans to modernize their treatment of municipal sewage to curb pollution of groundwater that eventually seeps into the lake, causing algae blooms. Read more

The Sun

Former Vermont State Rep. John McClaughry (elected 1968 and 1970) was also senior policy advisor to President Reagan. Read more

Editorials

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LAKE GEORGE | While a number of highway employees of towns surrounding Lake George have taken steps to reduce the use of road salt in an effort to reduce lakewater pollution, the procedures have not been standardized or fully documented. Read more

The Sun

I would like to respond to Luke Dailey’s letter to the editor in the Dec. 8 issue of The Sun. Read more

Letters to the Editor

When will the progressive, socialist “debt deniers” wake up to the fact that America’s biggest threat to our existence is government spending, not climate change. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The City of Plattsburgh took home $1.6 million in state grants at this year’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) Awards last week. Read more

The Sun

Lance Clark’s guest op-ed was well written but dead wrong on climate change deniers. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | The town government will be undertaking a major project this spring to solve erosion and runoff problems in the Lakeview Circle neighborhood, as their efforts to abate stormwater pollution ramp up. Read more

The Sun

I have no fear of zombies, witches or evil clowns lurking on Halloween. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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RUTLAND | In a 90-minute-long forum recently at the historic Paramount Theater, Repubilcan Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist debated taxes, ethics, schools, housing and more. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The long-rumored relocation of the city’s water pollution control plant from the shores of Lake Champlain is looking a little more unlikely. Read more

The Sun

“Representative to Congress.”  Nice title. It should mean someone who actually represents the people of the district. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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QUEENSBURY | Tedra Cobb said her approach to campaigning is the same as it was when she entered the race 14 months ago: Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Plattsburgh Common Council has written and released an online survey designed to garner public opinion on imposing a plastic straw ban. Read 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. Read more

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