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News Archive: 2014

December

Posted: 12/18/2014
Originally Published: 12/18/2014
LIPA comes under fire for delaying renewables project
Source: Capital

Posted: 12/18/2014
Originally Published: 12/17/2014
State’s fracking ban prompts joy, anger – and possible legal action
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 12/18/2014
Originally Published: 12/17/2014
Fracking Banned in New York State
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 12/16/2014
Originally Published: 12/15/2014
Hamden Legislative Council approves contract to renovate athletic fields at high school
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 12/11/2014
Originally Published: 12/10/2014
Huntington to start single-stream recycling
Source: Newsday

Posted: 12/10/2014
Originally Published: 12/9/2014
Congress moving toward five-year commitment to continue Great Lakes cleanup
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 12/9/2014
Originally Published: 12/8/2014
Plan 2014 supporters speak out
Source: Rochester City Nespaper

Posted: 12/9/2014
Originally Published: 12/3/2014
'Not One Well' gas campaign launched
Source: Albany Times Union

Posted: 12/1/2014
Originally Published: 11/27/2014
Group Urges Cuomo To Sign Bill
Source: Farmingdale Observer

November

Posted: 11/30/2014
Originally Published: 11/26/2014
Action urged for plume cleanup
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 11/25/2014
Originally Published: 11/21/2014
Opponents Urge DEC To Require Environmental Study for Sand Land
Source: The Sag Harbor Express

Posted: 11/18/2014
Originally Published: 11/18/2014
Spreading toxic plume of water emanating from historic NY defense plant sparks concerns
Source: Associated Press

Posted: 11/18/2014
Originally Published: 11/17/2014
Calls for New Direction for Clarkstown Residents' Water Needs in Wake of Public Service Commission's 'No' on Desalination
Source: New City Patch

Posted: 11/17/2014
Originally Published: 11/16/2014
Drug-drops a wise safeguard
Source: Newsday

Posted: 11/14/2014
Originally Published: 11/14/2014
United Water ordered to discontinue pursuit of desalination plant
Source: Mid-Hudson News

Posted: 11/14/2014
Originally Published: 11/14/2014
Public Service Commission Says "No" to Hudson River Desalination!
Source: Ramapo Times

Posted: 11/14/2014
Originally Published: 11/13/2014
Unused medications can now be disposed of at some King Kullen pharmacies
Source: Newsday

October

Posted: 10/29/2014
Originally Published: 10/29/2014
Gillibrand wants plastic microbeads removed from personal care products
Source: WRVO Public Media

Posted: 10/28/2014
Originally Published: 10/28/2014
Tonawanda's leaders should start planning now for a day without Huntley
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 10/28/2014
Originally Published: 10/28/2014
Sen. Gillibrand Pushes Legislation to Rinse Products Clean of Plastic Microbeads
Source: Time Warner Cable News

Posted: 10/23/2014
Originally Published: 10/22/2014
Rally for Renewables
Source: The Sag Harbor Express

Posted: 10/22/2014
Originally Published: 10/22/2014
19 Suffolk homeowners to receive free denitrification systems
Source: The Suffolk Times

Posted: 10/22/2014
Originally Published: 10/22/2014
Town of Tonawanda’s Huntley power plant is biggest polluter in Erie County
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 10/10/2014
Originally Published: 10/9/2014
Plan to clean up Roberto Clemente Park draws concerns from residents, officials
Source: Newsday

Posted: 10/8/2014
Originally Published: 10/6/2014
Restoring Long Island's Water
Source: Huffington Post

Posted: 10/8/2014
Originally Published: 10/2/2014
Let’s Save the Bay
Source: The Northport Observer

Posted: 10/2/2014
Originally Published: 10/2/2014
Huntington, Asharoken and Northport sign water pact
Source: Times Beacon Record

Posted: 10/2/2014
Originally Published: 10/1/2014
Evironmentalists urge Cuomo to redirect funds to sewage outfall pipe
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 10/2/2014
Originally Published: 9/28/2014
Anchors Away At Captree State Park
Source: Farmingdale Observer

September

Posted: 9/30/2014
Originally Published: 9/30/2014
Deal coordinates water quality efforts
Source: Newsday

Posted: 9/22/2014
Originally Published: 9/20/2014
Hundreds From Long Island to Rally at People’s Climate March
Source: Long Island Press

August

Posted: 8/24/2014
Originally Published: 8/22/2014
Sand Mine Expansion in Noyac Draws Critics
Source: The Sag Harbor Express

Posted: 8/22/2014
Originally Published: 8/21/2014
Pulse of the Peninsula: Make renewable energy a priority
Source: The Island Now

Posted: 8/19/2014
Originally Published: 8/18/2014
Connecticut environmentalists applaud fracking waste ban at East Haven bill signing
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 8/19/2014
Originally Published: 8/18/2014
Activists oppose Bridgehampton sand mine expansion
Source: Newsday

July

Posted: 7/24/2014
Originally Published: 7/23/2014
Neighbors, environmental groups raise concerns over proposed Onondaga Lake amphitheater
Source: CNYCentral

Posted: 7/22/2014
Originally Published: 7/22/2014
What's the rush to build Onondaga Lake amphitheater? Group wants more time to study, comment
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 7/18/2014
Originally Published: 7/17/2014
Pollution creates cesspool in Scajaquada Creek
Source: WGRZ Buffalo

Posted: 7/14/2014
Originally Published: 7/9/2014
Toxic waste site located in New Hyde Park
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 7/14/2014
Originally Published: 7/7/2014
Environmental advocates see hits and misses for their causes in Albany
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 7/10/2014
Originally Published: 7/9/2014
Environmental group asks Mahoney to slow down on Onondaga Lake amphitheater project
Source: Syracuse Post-Standard

Posted: 7/7/2014
Originally Published: 7/3/2014
Garbage Piling Up On Long Island Due To Trucking Shortage
Source: CBS New York

June

Posted: 6/24/2014
Originally Published: 6/23/2014
FEMA reimburses Nassau for Bay Park work, senators announce
Source: Newsday

Posted: 6/20/2014
Originally Published: 6/18/2014
Proposed water level regulations could affect property values
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 6/20/2014
Originally Published: 6/18/2014
Reaction Still Coming In To New Lake Level Plan
Source: WXXI News

Posted: 6/18/2014
Originally Published: 6/12/2014
New County Law Bans Hydro-Fractured Fuel
Source: The Northport Observer

Posted: 6/12/2014
Originally Published: 6/10/2014
DEC’s strategy for safeguarding L.I. water: more research
Source: Riverhead News Review

Posted: 6/5/2014
Originally Published: 6/4/2014
Deal Preserves Suffolk Water Protection Fund From Borrowing
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 6/5/2014
Originally Published: 6/4/2014
Suffolk Closeup
Source: South Shore Press

May

Posted: 5/27/2014
Originally Published: 5/22/2014
LI To Receive $400M for Sewage Work
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/19/2014
Originally Published: 5/15/2014
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman calls for statewide ban on soap microbeads
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 5/13/2014
Originally Published: 5/8/2014
Connecticut Legislature Enacts Statewide Prescription Drug Take-back Program
Source: Environmental Headlines

Posted: 5/12/2014
Originally Published: 5/11/2014
Fracking: A border tale of boom and bust
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 5/9/2014
Originally Published: 5/8/2014
Jones Beach forum draws praise, criticism
Source: Newsday

Posted: 5/9/2014
Originally Published: 5/8/2014
Repowering proposed for Island Park energy plant
Source: Newsday

April

Posted: 4/25/2014
Originally Published: 4/18/2014
Shipping, energy production, fishing: What does the future hold for the Mid-Atlantic Ocean?
Source: Southold Local

Posted: 4/22/2014
Originally Published: 4/21/2014
Reed, Collins oppose planned rules targeting air, water pollution
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 4/21/2014
Originally Published: 4/17/2014
Connecticut lawmakers urged to ban storage of fracking waste
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 4/18/2014
Originally Published: 4/11/2014
Environmental groups in standoff with Eastman park firm
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted: 4/14/2014
Originally Published: 4/13/2014
Nitrogen removal improves at LI plants, environmental group says
Source: Newsday

Posted: 4/3/2014
Originally Published: 4/2/2014
State budget comes up short, environmentalists say
Source: Newsday

March

Posted: 3/26/2014
Originally Published: 3/25/2014
Suffolk farmers criticize state pollution bill
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/26/2014
Originally Published: 3/25/2014
Suffolk seeks $1B in Sandy aid to cut water pollution
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/23/2014
Originally Published: 3/21/2014
Will Bay Park Sewage Plant be Fixed Before Next Big Storm?
Source: Long Island Press

Posted: 3/21/2014
Originally Published: 3/21/2014
After Tonawanda Coke verdict, environmentalists turn attention to coal tar
Source: Niagara Gazette

Posted: 3/20/2014
Originally Published: 3/19/2014
Another Voice: Cuomo budget guts crucial pesticide reporting law
Source: The Buffalo News

Posted: 3/18/2014
Originally Published: 3/17/2014
Bellone: 'Save Our Water'
Source: Deer Park-North Babylon Patch

Posted: 3/11/2014
Originally Published: 3/11/2014
Draft New York State Energy Plan opens door for natural gas development
Source: Examiner.com

Posted: 3/11/2014
Originally Published: 3/10/2014
Dredging of Lower Lake in Yaphank postponed to next year
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/10/2014
Originally Published: 3/8/2014
Call for nitrogen removal at Nassau sewage plant
Source: Newsday

Posted: 3/9/2014
Originally Published: 3/5/2014
Obama’s budget a setback to sewer upgrades
Source: Investigative Post

Posted: 3/3/2014
Originally Published: 3/2/2014
Town wants state to scrap plans at contaminated Yaphank LIRR site
Source: Newsday

February

Posted: 2/24/2014
Originally Published: 2/23/2014
Legislature To Consider Ban On Wastewater From Fracking
Source: CBS Connecticut

Posted: 2/24/2014
Originally Published: 2/19/2014
They have a 'pipe dream'
Source: LI Herald

Posted: 2/24/2014
Originally Published: 2/17/2014
Suffolk eyes sewer extension to Ronkonkoma Hub
Source: Newsday

Posted: 2/18/2014
Originally Published: 2/17/2014
Fracking Waste As Road De-Icer?
Source: CT News Junkie

Posted: 2/17/2014
Originally Published: 2/17/2014
Baby needs a new pair of green shoes
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: 520 - An Environmental Blog

Posted: 2/17/2014
Originally Published: 2/16/2014
Sewage release reports improve, more work needed
Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted: 2/12/2014
Originally Published: 2/11/2014
A.G. Schneiderman Proposes First in the Nation Legislation Banning Plastic Microbeads in Commonly Used Cosmetics
Source: Long Island Exchange

Posted: 2/12/2014
Originally Published: 2/11/2014
Rally held for new sewage pipe at Bay Park treatment plant
Source: News 12 Long Island

Posted: 2/12/2014
Originally Published: 2/11/2014
State budget battle looms over pesticide rules
Source: Newsday

Posted: 2/6/2014
Originally Published: 2/5/2014
Higgins addresses importance of Great Lakes at DC Summit and on House Floor
Source: Niagara Frontier Publications

Posted: 2/3/2014
Originally Published: 2/3/2014
State seeking more control of fracking waste
Source: The Day

January

Posted: 1/30/2014
Originally Published: 1/29/2014
Connecticut radio, Internet spots aim to educate lawmakers, public on dangers of fracking waste
Source: New Haven Register

Posted: 1/29/2014
Originally Published: 1/28/2014
Media Campaign Exposes Public Health Concerns from Toxic, Radioactive Waste
Source: Environmental Headlines

Posted: 1/27/2014
Originally Published: 1/25/2014
PSEG urged to close coal-fired power plant
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/24/2014
Originally Published: 1/24/2014
Bellone, Environmental Leaders, Announce Alarming Findings on Region’s Water Quality and its Impact on Public Health and Safety
Source: Long Island News & PRs

Posted: 1/24/2014
Originally Published: 1/23/2014
Bellone: Long Island’s Water Quality Is No. 1 Priority Of My Administration
Source: CBS New York

Posted: 1/24/2014
Originally Published: 1/23/2014
Bellone eyes added sewers to fight pollution
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/21/2014
Originally Published: 1/21/2014
Citizens Protest Fracking During Astorino Visit in Tarrytown
Source: Tarrytown Patch

Posted: 1/21/2014
Originally Published: 1/18/2014
Rep. Reed Works to Boost Great Lakes, Clean Water Projects
Source: WaterWorld

Posted: 1/20/2014
Originally Published: 1/19/2014
Opinion: Send our treated sewage out to sea
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/20/2014
Originally Published: 1/15/2014
Long Island water warriors take their plea to Albany
Source: East End Beacon

Posted: 1/15/2014
Originally Published: 1/15/2014
Schumer, Gillibrand, Blumenthal, Murphy Announce $3.9 Million in Federal Funding to Protect Long Island Sound
Source: LongIsland.com

Posted: 1/15/2014
Originally Published: 1/14/2014
$600M would pump Bay Park, Long Beach sewage offshore
Source: Newsday

Posted: 1/15/2014
Originally Published: 1/14/2014
U.S. budget compromise boosts LI projects
Source: Newsday