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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked federal authorities to put the brakes on their application to have a stretch of railway in the southeastern Adirondacks abandoned. more

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

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LAKE CLEAR | Environmental groups are continuing to sound the alarm on what rollbacks of the Clean Power Plan may mean for the Adirondack Park. more

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency Chairman Sherman Craig announced his retirement at the July meeting last Thursday. more

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APA approves High Peaks, Vanderwhacker plans more

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KEENE | The state has rolled out the first phase in a multi-year plan to address overuse on some of the Adirondacks’ most popular hiking trails. more

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ESSEX | The Adirondack Council has allocated nearly $20,000 in grant funding to over a dozen local farms to help curb carbon emissions and prepare for climate change. more

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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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