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

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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. more

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

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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: 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. 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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WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. more

The Sun

With scorching heat and raging wildfires in the west and torrential downpours and massive flooding in the east, global warming is not just about a gentle sea rise any more. more

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PLATTSBURGH | After a local student took to City Hall to implore his elected officials to impose a ban on plastic straws, the Plattsburgh Common Council is considering doing just that. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Legislation to raise rates charged for municipal water in Lake George Village ... 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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Despite snow blanketing the North Country in March, spring is near and many of us here in New York are preparing for the return of migratory birds... more

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MIDDLEBURY | A typical tourist trip to Vermont might include hiking on the Long Trail, skiing at one of our many resorts, fishing for wild brook trout, visiting a farm, and sampling some of the finest cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. more

The Vermont Eagle

The biennial session of the Legislature that convenes this week will face more than its share of hot button issues. Here’s a quick survey of the 2018 agenda. more

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RUTLAND | The Agency of Natural Resources announced last week that Rowley Fuels of Milton, was fined $18,600 for illegally cutting open fuel oil storage tanks and lighting the fuel on fire. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Efforts to preserve, promote and protect Lake George are the focus of 10 of the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards announced Dec. 13 by Gov. Cuomo. more

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MIDDLEBURY | State Rep. Amy Sheldon of East Middlebury has been named a Climate Champion by the social-justice activist group Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility (VBSR). more

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TICONDEROGA | The Town of Ticonderoga has recently begun construction on its combined sanitary and stormwater sewer collection and treatment system. more

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

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LAKE GEORGE | Declaring their intent to protect Lake George’s environment, the Lake George Town Board recently established a new law banning hydraulic fracturing in town. more

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