environment

We urge our state to come up with a way to control the use of plastic bags — it will help with curbing climate change, will protect the creatures we share the planet with, will keep the Earth from centuries of toxins, and will save taxpayers money on disposal costs.

The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy and the Eldridge family of Rensselaerville closed on an agreed conservation easement last month.

A public session Monday night was meant to close out a former burn-pit area at the now-defunct Army depot near Guilderland Center as requiring “no further action.” But two important questions were raised: What if future property owners are not aware of dangers from remaining vapors, and will the federal government cover costs to mitigate “vapor intrusion” if a new structure is built in the area with elevated concentrations?

Pretending climate change is not real won’t make it go away.

shooting at Helderberg Rod and Gun Club.

As concerns over lead in public water have increased, concerns over lead contamination have gone unnoticed at public and private gun ranges.

ALTAMONT— A local business has taken on what many larger companies have yet to do: clean a house and be good to the environment.

Local governments are taking stands against the Tennessee Gas Pipeline expansion and studying ways that land adjacent to the pipeline may be adversely affected.

Residents of the Heldervale water district in Slingerlands asked town officials to re-examine their water rates, and to exercise care with older asbestos pipes if the Creekside housing development receives final approval. 

Guilderland resident Aaron Mair envisions standing with Barack Obama at Yosemite as a modern recasting of an iconic image of John Muir, the club's founder, with Theodore Roosevelt.

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