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News Archive: 2010

December

Posted: 12/22/2010
Originally Published: 12/21/2010
Electric cars proving popular on LI
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 12/16/2010
Originally Published: 12/16/2010
Public meeting on GM cleanup
Source: YNN Syracuse

Posted: 12/16/2010
Originally Published: 12/11/2010
Honeywell presents plans for lakeshore enhancement
Source: Eagle Observer

Posted: 12/16/2010
Originally Published: 12/11/2010
Paterson vetoes natural gas drilling moratorium
Source: Utica Observer-Dispatch

Posted: 12/13/2010
Originally Published: 12/13/2010
Industry, enviros praise gas drilling time-out
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 12/13/2010
Originally Published: 12/12/2010
Hydrofracking foes, supporters both praising NY Gov. David Paterson after veto
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 12/10/2010
Originally Published: 12/9/2010
Honeywell to present Geddes lakeshore plans
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 12/10/2010
Originally Published: 12/9/2010
Town, company organize bottle-top recycling
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/10/2010
Originally Published: 12/9/2010
Honeywell unveils plans for Onondaga Lake
Source: CNYcentral.com

Posted: 12/10/2010
Originally Published: 12/9/2010
Honeywell presents plan for Onondaga Lakeside transformation
Source: WSYR Syracuse

Posted: 12/8/2010
Originally Published: 12/7/2010
Residents Demand Fix to Bay Park Treatment Plant Plume
Source: Merrick Patch

Posted: 12/8/2010
Originally Published: 12/7/2010
Feds delay report on sale of NY's Plum Island
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Posted: 12/7/2010
Originally Published: 12/7/2010
Letter to the editor: Fracking moratorium lets cooler heads prevail
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 12/7/2010
Originally Published: 12/6/2010
Carmans River group votes in favor of dredging Yaphank lakes
Source: North Shore Sun

Posted: 12/3/2010
Originally Published: 12/2/2010
New York says no fracking way
Source: Mother Nature Network

Posted: 12/3/2010
Originally Published: 12/2/2010
NY, LIPA to turn parking lots into solar plants
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 12/2/2010
Originally Published: 12/1/2010
Hydrofracking moratorium awaits governorís signature
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 12/1/2010
Originally Published: 12/1/2010
Hydrofracking Moratorium Passes NY Assembly
Source: WRVO Oswego

November

Posted: 11/24/2010
Originally Published: 11/23/2010
Activists: Nassau must stop polluting Reynolds Channel
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 11/19/2010
Originally Published: 11/15/2010
Report questions safety of planned biodefense lab
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Posted: 11/15/2010
Originally Published: 11/15/2010
Cuomo adds more LIers to transition team
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 11/15/2010
Originally Published: 11/14/2010
LIers among those named to Cuomo transition team
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/15/2010
Originally Published: 11/14/2010
Call for probe into lead in reusable bags from China
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/9/2010
Originally Published: 11/9/2010
DEC Investigates Dead Lobsters in Sound
Source: Northport Patch

October

Posted: 10/29/2010
Originally Published: 10/28/2010
Letter to the editor: DEC commish's firing wrongheaded
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/28/2010
Originally Published: 10/27/2010
Adrienne Esposito: In sacking DECís Grannis, Paterson shows his colors
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 10/28/2010
Originally Published: 10/27/2010
Group: More awareness needed of winter fertilizer ban
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/25/2010
Originally Published: 10/21/2010
State-ordered DEC job cuts raise gas-drilling concerns
Source: Ithaca Journal

Posted: 10/25/2010
Originally Published: 10/21/2010
Head of state DEC abruptly fired
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted: 10/24/2010
Originally Published: 10/23/2010
Firing of Grannis draws criticism
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 10/24/2010
Originally Published: 10/22/2010
The DEC firing: Paterson killed the messenger
Source: Rochester City Newspaper

Posted: 10/24/2010
Originally Published: 10/22/2010
Environmental groups want fired DEC chief reinstated
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 10/24/2010
Originally Published: 10/22/2010
Environmental advocates call for reinstatement of Grannis
Source: WNYT Albany

Posted: 10/24/2010
Originally Published: 10/22/2010
Paterson under fire for sacking of DEC commissioner
Source: Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin

Posted: 10/22/2010
Originally Published: 10/22/2010
Tackling West Valley's leaking radiation
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 10/22/2010
Originally Published: 10/21/2010
DEC chief fired after memo on jobs
Source: Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin

Posted: 10/21/2010
Originally Published: 10/18/2010
Gubernatorial candidates face off at Hofstra
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/20/2010
Originally Published: 10/20/2010
Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Environmental Issues
Source: Merrick Patch

Posted: 10/20/2010
Originally Published: 10/19/2010
Public weighs in on possible plastic bag ban
Source: Wilton Villager

Posted: 10/15/2010
Originally Published: 10/14/2010
Central New York environmental experts, Dan Maffei criticize Ann Marie Buerkle's stance on global warming
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 10/13/2010
Originally Published: 10/13/2010
NFTA completes Tonawanda solar project
Source: Business First of Buffalo

Posted: 10/7/2010
Originally Published: 10/6/2010
Environmentalists get rare look at island off NY
Source: The Associated Press

Posted: 10/6/2010
Originally Published: 10/6/2010
Environmentalists fret about Plum Island's future
Source: The Associated Press

Posted: 10/6/2010
Originally Published: 10/2/2010
Many Bay Shore residents vexed by toxic plume
Source: Newsday

September

Posted: 9/27/2010
Originally Published: 9/26/2010
Plastic or paper? Retailers tell selectmen to bag both
Source: Wilton Bulletin

Posted: 9/21/2010
Originally Published: 9/21/2010
Will Monroe Ban Plastic Bags?
Source: Monroe Patch

Posted: 9/21/2010
Originally Published: 9/21/2010
Business Owners Speak Out Against Plastic Bag Ban
Source: Wilton Patch

Posted: 9/17/2010
Originally Published: 9/16/2010
Plastic Bag Monster rallies for CT to kick the plastic bag habit
Source: ShorelinePlus

Posted: 9/13/2010
Originally Published: 9/13/2010
Gas drilling documentary screening elicits heated opinions
Source: The Daily Orange

Posted: 9/13/2010
Originally Published: 9/12/2010
Activists urge reusable plastic at Jones Beach event
Source: Newsday

August

Posted: 8/24/2010
Originally Published: 8/24/2010
Hydrofracking: A Complex Process Sparks an Intense Debate
Source: Next American City

Posted: 8/20/2010
Originally Published: 8/19/2010
Suffolk County Sets Up Used Medication Drop Offs
Source: WCBS Radio

Posted: 8/16/2010
Originally Published: 8/16/2010
Letter to the editor: Hydraulic fracturing must be regulated
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 8/13/2010
Originally Published: 8/13/2010
State bans pesticides at schools
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 8/13/2010
Originally Published: 8/13/2010
Got expired meds? Head to the precinct
Source: North Shore Sun

Posted: 8/13/2010
Originally Published: 8/12/2010
Enviromental group grades grocers on using 'green' bags
Source: The Riverhead News-Review

Posted: 8/13/2010
Originally Published: 8/12/2010
Bayport-Blue Point School District Set to Replace Pesticides with Natural Turf Management Products
Source: Bayport-Blue Point Patch

Posted: 8/13/2010
Originally Published: 8/11/2010
Environmentalists Call for More 'Fracking' Hearings
Source: The Washington Independent

Posted: 8/11/2010
Originally Published: 8/11/2010
Planes to spray pesticides over LI to battle West Nile
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 8/11/2010
Originally Published: 8/10/2010
Hydrofracking meeting relocated to Syracuse, then postponed
Source: WSYR-TV Syracuse

Posted: 8/11/2010
Originally Published: 8/10/2010
The Lesson We Can Learn From BP
Source: The Huffington Post

Posted: 8/10/2010
Originally Published: 8/9/2010
Congress urged to solve sewage crisis
Source: WIVB Buffalo

Posted: 8/9/2010
Originally Published: 8/9/2010
Supermarkets Rated on Reusable Bag Practices
Source: Port Washington Patch

Posted: 8/9/2010
Originally Published: 8/9/2010
Local Grocers Graded on Reusable Bag Policies
Source: Bellmore Patch

Posted: 8/9/2010
Originally Published: 8/9/2010
Study Analyzes Reusable Bag Policies at Grocery Stores
Source: Sayville Patch

Posted: 8/9/2010
Originally Published: 8/9/2010
King Kullen Gets Failing Grade
Source: Rockville Centre Patch

Posted: 8/9/2010
Originally Published: 8/9/2010
Report: Stop & Shop Gets Top Grades in Reusable Bag Practices
Source: Merrick Patch

Posted: 8/9/2010
Originally Published: 8/9/2010
Environmental Group Sacks King Kullen
Source: Massapequa Patch

Posted: 8/9/2010
Originally Published: 8/8/2010
West Nile concern has Nassau, Suffolk spraying sooner
Source: Newsday

Posted: 8/6/2010
Originally Published: 7/30/2010
Long Island Delegation Unites To Restore Long Island Sound
Source: Hamptons.com

Posted: 8/5/2010
Originally Published: 8/5/2010
Long Island Grocery Store Report Card Lists 3 Failures
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 8/5/2010
Originally Published: 7/30/2010
Editorial: Lobster Reprieve
Source: Cablevision

Posted: 8/3/2010
Originally Published: 7/30/2010
Congressmen propose $1 billion plan to protect L.I. Sound
Source: North Shore Sun

July

Posted: 7/29/2010
Originally Published: 7/29/2010
Survey finds water quality closed fewer beaches in 2009
Source: The Day

Posted: 7/29/2010
Originally Published: 7/29/2010
Region's beach water quality ranks poorly in annual survey
Source: The Journal News

Posted: 7/29/2010
Originally Published: 7/28/2010
New York Beaches Nationís Seventh Worst
Source: Epoch Times

Posted: 7/28/2010
Originally Published: 7/28/2010
Annual report: Beach closures on LI up 10 percent in 2009
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/28/2010
Originally Published: 7/28/2010
Report ranks a few LI beaches among worst
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 7/28/2010
Originally Published: 7/28/2010
Mixed results on annual beach report card (documents)
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 7/28/2010
Originally Published: 7/28/2010
Get Listed event draws crowd to Dunkirk hotel
Source: Dunkirk Observer

Posted: 7/28/2010
Originally Published: 7/27/2010
EDITORIAL: Lobstering ban was too extreme
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 7/26/2010
Originally Published: 7/23/2010
Bill seeks to direct federal funds for the Sound
Source: Newsday

Posted: 7/22/2010
Originally Published: 7/22/2010
The oil spill and what it means to Long Island
Source: Long Island Herald

Posted: 7/20/2010
Originally Published: 7/20/2010
Lobstermen enlist allies
Source: The Day

Posted: 7/19/2010
Originally Published: 7/16/2010
Lobstermen voice anger over proposed ban
Source: Ct Post

Posted: 7/13/2010
Originally Published: 7/13/2010
Proposed lobster fishing ban prompts opposition
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 7/8/2010
Originally Published: 7/7/2010
LIers seek ways to save energy amid heat wave
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/8/2010
Originally Published: 7/6/2010
Waves of support for local control of Onondaga Lake project
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 7/7/2010
Originally Published: 7/2/2010
Search for LIPAís next CEO faces new obstacles
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 7/1/2010
Originally Published: 6/30/2010
Senate moves forward to restore Americaís Great Waters
Source: ShorelinePlus

June

Posted: 6/30/2010
Originally Published: 6/26/2010
Tons of tainted waste shipped off Plum Island, records show
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/30/2010
Originally Published: 6/24/2010
Plug pulled on gas terminal off Long Beach
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/30/2010
Originally Published: 6/24/2010
Speak For Massapequa Creek
Source: Massapequa Patch

Posted: 6/30/2010
Originally Published: 6/22/2010
Lawmakers decry stalled funding for study of LI bays
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 6/25/2010
Originally Published: 6/21/2010
Hearing on Future of Massapequa Creek
Source: Massapequa Patch

Posted: 6/23/2010
Originally Published: 6/22/2010
Officials urge release of money to study bay pollution
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/21/2010
Originally Published: 6/18/2010
Hydrofracking protesters deliver petitions to lawmakers
Source: YNN Syracuse

Posted: 6/21/2010
Originally Published: 6/18/2010
Groups rally in Syracuse for state moratorium on hydrofracking
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 6/17/2010
Originally Published: 6/15/2010
Activists Support DEC Choice of Power Plant Cooling Systems
Source: WAMC Albany

Posted: 6/10/2010
Originally Published: 6/10/2010
Erie lakeshore residents take on NYPA and wind advocates
Source: WBFO Buffalo

Posted: 6/10/2010
Originally Published: 6/10/2010
Offshore windmills for lake get mixed spin
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/10/2010
Originally Published: 6/9/2010
Informational meeting on offshore wind farm
Source: YNN Buffalo

Posted: 6/9/2010
Originally Published: 6/9/2010
Fracked Again
Source: Syracuse New Times

Posted: 6/9/2010
Originally Published: 6/9/2010
ENVIRONMENT: After BP, a closer eye on shale drilling
Source: City Newspaper

Posted: 6/7/2010
Originally Published: 6/5/2010
Five offshore windmill proposals received for lakes Erie, Ontario
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/7/2010
Originally Published: 6/4/2010
NYPA reviews five GLOW proposals
Source: WIVB Buffalo

Posted: 6/7/2010
Originally Published: 6/4/2010
EPA Seeks Review Of Plum Island Animal Site
Source: The Huffington Post

Posted: 6/1/2010
Originally Published: 6/1/2010
Oil leak underscores need for offshore wind projects
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/1/2010
Originally Published: 5/14/2010
OPINION: Lessons for LI in the Gulf oil spill: Invest in wind
Source: Newsday

May

Posted: 5/31/2010
Originally Published: 5/28/2010
New York state to fund parks with fees on companies that make electronics, generate hazardous waste
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 5/31/2010
Originally Published: 5/28/2010
Parks may be open, but at what cost?
Source: Rochester City Newspapers

Posted: 5/31/2010
Originally Published: 5/27/2010
New law prohibits pesticides on school playing fields
Source: The Warwick Advertiser

Posted: 5/31/2010
Originally Published: 5/17/2010
Safe Playing Fields Act is awaiting gov.'s pen
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 5/26/2010
Originally Published: 5/25/2010
Parksí Future Relies On Billís Passage
Source: The Jamestown Post-Journal

Posted: 5/26/2010
Originally Published: 5/24/2010
Governor Presents Controversial Plan To Re-Open State Parks
Source: WKBW TV Buffalo

Posted: 5/26/2010
Originally Published: 5/24/2010
Letter to the editor: Develop alternatives to fossil fuels
Source: The Journal News

Posted: 5/23/2010
Originally Published: 5/21/2010
Lab's move begins to lift mystery around NY island
Source: The Miami Herald

Posted: 5/20/2010
Originally Published: 5/20/2010
NY island site of animal disease lab may be sold
Source: The Washington Post

Posted: 5/18/2010
Originally Published: 5/18/2010
Climate change bill gets a hearing
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 5/4/2010
Originally Published: 5/2/2010
Letter to the editor: Eliminating pesticides brings many benefits
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 5/3/2010
Originally Published: 4/30/2010
LI environmentalists laud Obama delay on offshore drilling
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/3/2010
Originally Published: 4/29/2010
Residents join new N. Hempstead composting cooperative
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/3/2010
Originally Published: 4/28/2010
Wind farm OK off Cape Cod called a boost for LI project
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/2/2010
Originally Published: 5/2/2010
Some scientists say hydrofracking benefits outweigh risks
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

April

Posted: 4/30/2010
Originally Published: 4/29/2010
Residents join new N. Hempstead composting cooperative
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/30/2010
Originally Published: 4/15/2010
"I on the Environment" Contest: Bring Your Own Bag
Source: Regional News Network

Posted: 4/28/2010
Originally Published: 4/26/2010
Lawmakers advance Earth Day legislation
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 4/27/2010
Originally Published: 4/27/2010
Larry Beahan: New master plan for Allegany Park gets it right
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 4/27/2010
Originally Published: 4/26/2010
Wake Up Call: Hydro-Fracking Podcast
Source: WBAI FM New York

Posted: 4/27/2010
Originally Published: 4/22/2010
Thursday Morning Roundtable: Hydrofracking Podcast
Source: WCNY TV FM

Posted: 4/26/2010
Originally Published: 4/23/2010
Skaneateles Lake hydrofracking regulations
Source: WSYR Syracuse

Posted: 4/25/2010
Originally Published: 4/22/2010
Senate OKs bill to limit pesticide use
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/25/2010
Originally Published: 4/22/2010
Environmentalists slam Obama oil drilling plan
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/25/2010
Originally Published: 4/22/2010
Ex-pol from Suffolk tapped to be water authority head
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/21/2010
Originally Published: 4/20/2010
Earth Day Priorities: Barring pesticides from playing fields would lower risks
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 4/20/2010
Originally Published: 4/20/2010
Bill before New York state lawmakers would ban use of pesticides on school playing fields
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 4/19/2010
Originally Published: 4/19/2010
NY is a green leader
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 4/18/2010
Originally Published: 4/14/2010
Utility: Water recycling requirement would hike rates
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/16/2010
Originally Published: 4/16/2010
Collins changes planned uses of federal 'green' incentive funds
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 4/14/2010
Originally Published: 4/12/2010
Dredging plans for Mianus River channel and Greenwich Harbor channel
Source: Greenwich Times

Posted: 4/8/2010
Originally Published: 4/1/2010
Letter to the editor: Many questions remain on hydraulic fracturing
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 4/5/2010
Originally Published: 4/5/2010
Movement on pesticide ban bill ignites debate
Source: Legislative Gazette

Posted: 4/5/2010
Originally Published: 4/4/2010
Critics of proposed Freeport incinerator fear pollution
Source: Newsday

March

Posted: 3/30/2010
Originally Published: 3/29/2010
State legislature considers school pesticide ban
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 3/27/2010
Originally Published: 3/26/2010
Hot water
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 3/19/2010
Originally Published: 3/19/2010
Government assessing potential fate of Plum Island
Source: New London Day

Posted: 3/10/2010
Originally Published: 3/9/2010
Long Islanders rally to save parks
Source: Long Island Business News

Posted: 3/8/2010
Originally Published: 3/8/2010
Park advocates rally to keep Woodlawn Beach open
Source: YNN Buffalo

Posted: 3/4/2010
Originally Published: 3/2/2010
Bill Balyszak: State needs to slow down on fracking
Source: The Auburn Citizen

February

Posted: 2/17/2010
Originally Published: 2/17/2010
Hydrofracking: Central New York letter writers sound off
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 2/11/2010
Originally Published: 2/9/2010
Coalition lobbies state for LI's fair share
Source: Newsday

Posted: 2/8/2010
Originally Published: 2/8/2010
Selectmen mull plastic bag ban
Source: Wilton Bulletin

Posted: 2/8/2010
Originally Published: 1/22/2010
CCE Releases Report Urging Protection of New Yorkís Water, Land, Air & People
Source: News Channel 34 - Binghamton, NY

Posted: 2/4/2010
Originally Published: 2/3/2010
Camillus residents vow to block storage plan for Onondaga Lake sediment
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 2/4/2010
Originally Published: 1/24/2010
Natural gas issue heading to Albany
Source: NewsChannel 9 WSYR

January

Posted: 1/31/2010
Originally Published: 1/28/2010
Solar energy initiative aired
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/28/2010
Originally Published: 1/28/2010
Power Authority unveils solar initiative
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/28/2010
Originally Published: 1/27/2010
DEC seeks upgrades at I.P. power plant
Source: Long Island Herald

Posted: 1/28/2010
Originally Published: 1/27/2010
Gov. David Paterson: Solar energy in New York will increase five-fold by 2014
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 1/14/2010
Originally Published: 1/13/2010
Onondaga County committee votes for hydrofracking ban
Source: WSYR Syracuse

Posted: 1/14/2010
Originally Published: 1/13/2010
A.G. Cuomo Goes After Drugs In NY Water
Source: WCBS New York

Posted: 1/13/2010
Originally Published: 1/13/2010
Hospitals and Nursing Homes Contaminating New York's Water Supply with Drugs
Source: DNAinfo

Posted: 1/13/2010
Originally Published: 1/13/2010
How to remake Onondaga Lake's shore? State DEC seeks public imput on plan
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 1/13/2010
Originally Published: 1/12/2010
Drug-Flushing Settlement in New York
Source: my Fox New York

Posted: 1/11/2010
Originally Published: 1/10/2010
CWM officials to answer questions
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 1/7/2010
Originally Published: 1/7/2010
How to Save One Million Fish Every Hour
Source: The Huffington Post