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News Archive: 2009

December

Posted: 12/29/2009
Originally Published: 12/23/2009
National Grid asked to upgrade plant to cut fish deaths
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/23/2009
Originally Published: 12/23/2009
MARCELLUS SHALE: Kill the drill
Source: Rochester City Newspaper

Posted: 12/11/2009
Originally Published: 12/10/2009
OPINION: Look to renewables for LI's future
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/3/2009
Originally Published: 12/2/2009
Learn more about "fracking" at public meetings in Syracuse, Liverpool
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 12/2/2009
Originally Published: 12/2/2009
Great expectations for Great Lakes
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 12/1/2009
Originally Published: 11/30/2009
Diocese seeks court help in getting cemetery permits
Source: Newsday

November

Posted: 11/25/2009
Originally Published: 11/24/2009
Pass the turkey, hold the arsenic
Source: Los Angeles Times

Posted: 11/25/2009
Originally Published: 11/23/2009
Rep. Israel seeks ban on common turkey additive
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/25/2009
Originally Published: 11/19/2009
Israel: Turkey toxin? No thanks
Source: Times Beacon Record Newspapers

Posted: 11/18/2009
Originally Published: 11/18/2009
ENVIRONMENT: Feds set aside money for Great Lakes cleanup
Source: Rochester City Newspaper

Posted: 11/13/2009
Originally Published: 11/13/2009
Hundreds turn out to boo and cheer proposed natural gas drilling
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 11/13/2009
Originally Published: 11/13/2009
DEC hears impassioned debate on gas drilling
Source: Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin

Posted: 11/12/2009
Originally Published: 11/12/2009
Desalination plant for Haverstraw Bay moves forward
Source: Examiner.com

Posted: 11/5/2009
Originally Published: 10/31/2009
New bottle bill takes effect
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 11/3/2009
Originally Published: 11/4/2009
No clear truth on recycled glass
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 11/3/2009
Originally Published: 11/2/2009
Grannis asked to extend public comment period on gas drilling
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 11/2/2009
Originally Published: 10/31/2009
Funding Increased for the Long Island Sound
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 11/1/2009
Originally Published: 10/29/2009
Environmentalists meet in Syracuse to learn about 'hydrofracking' and how they can try to stop it
Source: Syracuse Post Standard

October

Posted: 10/27/2009
Originally Published: 10/27/2009
Onondaga Lake clean-up being designed
Source: News 10 Now

Posted: 10/23/2009
Originally Published: 10/23/2009
EDITORIAL: Sound Merits Full Funding
Source: Cablevision

Posted: 10/17/2009
Originally Published: 10/14/2009
Long Island Lobby Coalition says it's the un-LIA
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/15/2009
Originally Published: 10/14/2009
New burn ban set to go into effect
Source: WNYT.com

Posted: 10/9/2009
Originally Published: 10/8/2009
Paterson gets an earful on Long Island
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 10/8/2009
Originally Published: 10/7/2009
Paterson to meet with LI groups
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 10/8/2009
Originally Published: 10/7/2009
WATER: Funding remains primary roadblock to Long Island Sound cleanup, local officials say
Source: Environment and Energy Daily

Posted: 10/8/2009
Originally Published: 10/7/2009
Long Island Sound restoration asks for more federal aid
Source: The Day

Posted: 10/7/2009
Originally Published: 10/6/2009
More funding urged for Long Island Sound cleanup
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/6/2009
Originally Published: 10/5/2009
WATER: T&I panel to examine Long Island Sound restoration efforts
Source: Environment and Energy Daily

September

Posted: 9/25/2009
Originally Published: 9/24/2009
Report: Riverhead is behind the recycling curve
Source: Riverhead News-Review

Posted: 9/24/2009
Originally Published: 9/23/2009
EDITORIAL: LI towns do better on recycling report card
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/23/2009
Originally Published: 9/22/2009
VIDEO: Riverhead gets an F in recycling
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 9/23/2009
Originally Published: 9/22/2009
Many towns get high marks on recycling report card
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/22/2009
Originally Published: 9/21/2009
Syracuse pushes plan for federal trust fund to update aging water and sewer systems
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 9/3/2009
Originally Published: 9/2/2009
Critical Decision Due for West Valley: Public Chance to Comment Ends September 8th
Source: Buffalo Rising

August

Posted: 8/27/2009
Originally Published: 8/26/2009
Schumer legislation would cut LIPA bills
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/21/2009
Originally Published: 8/20/2009
Letter to the editor: Schumer should drop plans to pursue ‘clean coal’ plant
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 8/3/2009
Originally Published: 8/2/2009
Polluted Runoff Plagues New York’s Beaches
Source: Westchester.com

July

Posted: 7/31/2009
Originally Published: 7/30/2009
Westchester beaches get murky review
Source: The Journal News

Posted: 7/31/2009
Originally Published: 7/30/2009
Lake Ontario beaches ranked among worst in state
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted: 7/31/2009
Originally Published: 7/30/2009
Fewer LI beach closures, and here's why
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/31/2009
Originally Published: 7/30/2009
DEC: Port Jeff Power Plant Must Make Big Changes
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 7/31/2009
Originally Published: 7/30/2009
New York's Dangerous Waters
Source: Epoch Times

Posted: 7/30/2009
Originally Published: 7/29/2009
U.S. Beach Pollution Rated
Source: CBS Evening News

Posted: 7/30/2009
Originally Published: 7/29/2009
Report Finds L.I. Beach Plagued By Pollution
Source: New York Times

Posted: 7/30/2009
Originally Published: 7/29/2009
New environmental curbs on Port Jefferson power plant
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/25/2009
Originally Published: 7/24/2009
Conservation Corps sprouts in Bridgeport
Source: Connecticut Post

Posted: 7/19/2009
Originally Published: 7/18/2009
Throgs Neck fire renews Cross Sound Link debate
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/15/2009
Originally Published: 7/14/2009
Huntington brings recycling program to 6 beaches
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/15/2009
Originally Published: 7/14/2009
Can coal be clean? Dereth Glance says no, it pollutes from cradle to grave
Source: Green CNY Blog

Posted: 7/12/2009
Originally Published: 7/11/2009
Reusable bags becoming more popular in Ridgefield
Source: The Ridgefield Press

Posted: 7/10/2009
Originally Published: 7/7/2009
Israel Proposes law to Require Labeling Cleaning Product Ingredients
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 7/7/2009
Originally Published: 7/6/2009
Rep. Israel bill wants cleanser ingredients listed
Source: Newsday

June

Posted: 6/30/2009
Originally Published: 6/29/2009
Greenway Commission urged to kill endorsement of Lewiston project
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/30/2009
Originally Published: 6/29/2009
Assembly fails to take action on plan to tax landfilled hazardous waste
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/16/2009
Originally Published: 6/15/2009
Public weighs in on proposed nuke plant
Source: The Palladium-Times

Posted: 6/9/2009
Originally Published: 6/8/2009
LI would benefit from State Senate GOP takeover
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/4/2009
Originally Published: 6/3/2009
North Hempstead sets drop-off program for medications
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/1/2009
Originally Published: 5/31/2009
Speakers urge full cleanup of West Valley waste site
Source: The Buffalo News

May

Posted: 5/28/2009
Originally Published: 5/27/2009
Assembly hears support for $5 B environmental bond act
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 5/27/2009
Originally Published: 5/26/2009
Letter to the editor: Yorktown congratulated on pesticide ban
Source: The Journal News

Posted: 5/17/2009
Originally Published: 5/16/2009
Will Suffolk residents be open to diverting taxes?
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/4/2009
Originally Published: 5/3/2009
For Broadwater, Opposition on Many Fronts
Source: The New York Times

Posted: 5/4/2009
Originally Published: 5/3/2009
Stimulus funds to aid dismantling of Brookhaven reactors
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/1/2009
Originally Published: 4/30/2009
Letter to the editor: Bigger bottle bill necessary and powerful
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

April

Posted: 4/23/2009
Originally Published: 4/22/2009
Kessel: Energy and water, a critical link
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 4/23/2009
Originally Published: 4/22/2009
NY wants offshore wind projects in Great Lakes
Source: The Washington Post

Posted: 4/22/2009
Originally Published: 4/21/2009
Rell may change funding sources
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 4/17/2009
Originally Published: 4/16/2009
Feds Tank Broadwater
Source: The East Hampton Star

Posted: 4/16/2009
Originally Published: 4/15/2009
Letter to the editor: New budget initiatives will benefit environment
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 4/16/2009
Originally Published: 4/15/2009
Editorial: Bye, Bye, Broadwater (we only hope)
Source: The Day

Posted: 4/16/2009
Originally Published: 4/15/2009
Letter to the editor: Sewage treatment upgrade welcome
Source: The Journal News

Posted: 4/15/2009
Originally Published: 4/14/2009
No Place To Recycle Their Plastic
Source: The Long Islander

Posted: 4/15/2009
Originally Published: 4/14/2009
Smithtown to plan day to collect hazardous waste
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/14/2009
Originally Published: 4/13/2009
Feds sink Broadwater plan
Source: Riverhead Times Review

Posted: 4/14/2009
Originally Published: 4/13/2009
Commerce Dept. kills Broadwater project
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 4/14/2009
Originally Published: 4/13/2009
Feds oppose gas terminal in Long Island Sound
Source: Associated Press

Posted: 4/14/2009
Originally Published: 4/13/2009
Commerce decision called fatal to LNG tanker plans
Source: The Day

Posted: 4/14/2009
Originally Published: 4/13/2009
Feds reject Broadwater's plan for Sound
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/14/2009
Originally Published: 4/13/2009
Feds uphold rejection of Broadwater
Source: Connecticut Post

Posted: 4/11/2009
Originally Published: 4/10/2009
Newly sworn in, Lesko meets with transition team
Source: North Shore Sun

March

Posted: 3/28/2009
Originally Published: 3/27/2009
Broadwater reversal possible
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 3/25/2009
Originally Published: 3/24/2009
Shoppers may be charged for bags
Source: WTNH.com

Posted: 3/25/2009
Originally Published: 3/24/2009
Changing Consumer Habits One Bag at a Time
Source: CT News Junkie

Posted: 3/23/2009
Originally Published: 3/22/2009
Name That Dog Park: Suffolk Courts Deals for Cash
Source: New York Times

Posted: 3/21/2009
Originally Published: 3/20/2009
North Hempstead using plant-oil asphalt patch
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/19/2009
Originally Published: 3/18/2009
Kessel touts $4.3M energy upgrade at W. Babylon plant
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/8/2009
Originally Published: 3/7/2009
Battle brewing over bottle bill
Source: WIVB.com

Posted: 3/3/2009
Originally Published: 3/2/2009
Broadwater decision near
Source: Newsday

February

Posted: 2/25/2009
Originally Published: 2/24/2009
New opposition to planned Old Westbury cemetery
Source: Newsday

Posted: 2/7/2009
Originally Published: 2/6/2009
Westport presence felt at state legislative environmental hearing
Source: Westport News

January

Posted: 1/31/2009
Originally Published: 1/30/2009
Hearing on gas terminal off Long Beach draws hundreds
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/31/2009
Originally Published: 1/30/2009
Green Groups Defend Nation's 1st Plan To Cut Global Warming
Source: Hudson Valley Press

Posted: 1/28/2009
Originally Published: 1/27/2009
Bottle Law Debated
Source: Hartford Courant

Posted: 1/28/2009
Originally Published: 1/27/2009
Environmentalists applaud Congressman Bishop for seeking more waste water infrastructure funding in proposed economic recovery plan
Source: StamfordPlus.com

Posted: 1/25/2009
Originally Published: 1/24/2009
Gillibrand vows to represent both downstate, upstate
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/24/2009
Originally Published: 1/23/2009
POLITICS: Who? Paterson appoints Gillibrand
Source: Rochester City Newspaper

Posted: 1/24/2009
Originally Published: 1/23/2009
Task force wants $746M for dirty water
Source: Times Beacon Record

Posted: 1/23/2009
Originally Published: 1/22/2009
LI 'green' advocates: Bill shortchanges sewer projects
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/23/2009
Originally Published: 1/22/2009
DEC Commissioner Pete Grannis visits State University College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, says chances greatly improved for passage of expanded bottle deposit bill
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 1/23/2009
Originally Published: 1/22/2009
Speakers implore DEC to reject proposal by CWM that would expand waste site
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/23/2009
Originally Published: 1/22/2009
New York Considers Bigger Better Bottle Bill
Source: Environment News Service

Posted: 1/20/2009
Originally Published: 1/19/2009
An idea whose tide has come
Source: New London Day

Posted: 1/19/2009
Originally Published: 1/18/2009
Will slim-down at CWM add strength?
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/15/2009
Originally Published: 1/14/2009
Advocates Call for Bailout from ‘LIPA-Suction’
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 1/13/2009
Originally Published: 1/12/2009
Letter to the editor: There’s no denying wind is a viable energy source
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/11/2009
Originally Published: 1/10/2009
Courtney holds environmental roundtable Saturday
Source: Norwich Bulletin

Posted: 1/9/2009
Originally Published: 1/8/2009
The local reaction: Gov. David Paterson's State of the State Address
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard