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2020

Help state DEC deal with ADK crowds – Utica Observer-Dispatch – February 13, 2020 

Trees cut to clear way for airplanes in Lake Placid - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – February 13, 2020 

Revolution Rail gets Warren County approval for more ‘rail bike’ routes - The Post Star – February 13, 2020 

Invasive species workshop calls for citizen science participation - Watertown Daily Times – February 13, 2020 

Calculating Air Pollution’s Death Toll, Across State Lines - New York Times – February 12, 2020 

Deadly Air Pollution Doesn’t Respect State Borders - Scientific American – February 12, 2020 

Input sought on plan for Tupper waterfront – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – February 11, 2020 

Democrats introduce resolution against NEPA rules redo - E&ENews – February 11, 2020 

Adirondack groups lobby for more park protections - Adirondack Explorer – February 10, 2020 

Large rally at state capitol seeks better protections for Adirondack parks – WRGB News – February 10, 2020 

DEC Releases Draft New York State Forest Action Plan - Adirondack Almanack – February 10, 2020 

APA Board to consider development projects - Adirondack Almanack – February 10, 2020 

Sen. Betty Little reflects on a long run at the Capitol - Times Union – February 8, 2020 

Trees are the answer to climate change - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – February 7, 2020 

DEC to start soon building Lake Flower bathroom - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – February 6, 2020 

Public Service Commission approves phase one of NYPA transmission line rebuild - Watertown Daily Times – February 6, 2020 

Pesticide Police, Overwhelmed by Dicamba Complaints, ask EPA for help - NCPR – February 6, 2020 

Suppliers could avoid drinking water violations under plan - NCPR – February 5, 2020 

Warren Co. Holds off on abandonment request for North Creek railroad - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – February 5, 2020 

New York has record low number of hunting accidents in 2019 - NCPR - February 5, 2020 

Leave No Trace team makes recommendations to ease impact on crowded Adirondack trails - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – February 5, 2020 

Help state DEC deal with ADK crowds - Utica Observer-Dispatch – February 5, 2020 

The park’s retiring senator still has a to-do list  - Adirondack Explorer – February 4, 2020 

Carbon pricing will jump-start NY’s energy goals - Times Union – February 4, 2020 

Adirondack Wild: More Trail Crews, Rangers, Test Permit System - Adirondack Almanack – February 4, 2020 

Large solar project to switch on soon – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – February 4, 2020 

Greenwich resident is state’s top forest ranger - The Post Star – February 4, 2020 

Peak sites being used less, but overall Adirondack use grows - The Daily Gazette – February 2, 2020 

Statewide, Adirondack School Enrollment Decline – Adirondack Almanack – February 2, 2020 

DEC commissioner: Budget about climate change - Press Republican – February 1, 2020 

DEC Seggos: Adirondack trail work is a ‘top priority’ - Lake Placid News – January 31, 2020 

Agriculture disaster declared for 43 upstate counties - The Daily Gazette – January 31, 2020 

Racey Henderson Mountain Lake PBS Studio Interview - Mountain Lake PBS – January 31, 2020 

Warren Co looks at parking revenue to help fund Lake George sewer plant - The Post Star – January 31, 2020 

Governor approves $341M for NYPA’s Moses-Adirondack Smart Path Reliability Project - Watertown Daily Times – January 31, 2020 

Startups aim to pay farmers to bury carbon pollution in soil  - Yale Climate Connection – January 30, 2020

Northway boat wash signage questioned - Adirondack Explorer – January 30, 2020 

DEC Commissioner vows to repair Adirondack trails - The Post Star – January 30, 2020 

NY residents question state role in contamination – Wellsville Daily Reporter – January 30, 2020 

Snowplows spread beet product to melt ice, cut pollution and reduce road salt repair costs - St. Croix 360 – January 30, 2020 

BU researchers find road salts negatively affect local amphibians - BU Piped Dream – January 30, 2020 

Farmers seek financial relief from state - Johnson Newspapers – January 30, 2020 

Sentinel Range Wilderness plans put off Pitchoff decision - Adirondack Explorer – January 30, 2020 

Concerns swirl over Cuomo’s plan for $3B environmental bond act - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 30, 2020 

North Country officials praise UMSCA signing - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 30, 2020 

State faces calls to act more swiftly on climate change - The Post Star – January 30, 2020 

Capital Region lawmakers to study state population loss - Times Union – January 30, 2020 

Fulton County working towards securing more Rail Trail property - The Leader-Herald – January 30, 2020 

Clarkson now powered by 100 percent renewable energy - NCPR – January 30, 2020 

Seggos: Adirondack trail work is ‘top priority’ - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 29, 2020

DEC commissioner ‘couldn’t be happier’ with staff governor would add - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 29, 2020 

Little presses for funding of Keene hiker center - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 29, 2020 

Early Results on Overuse, Visitors Still Surging - Adirondack Almanack – January 28, 2020 

Power producers question hydro plans from Quebec - Times Union – January 28, 2020 

Santabarbara chairing Commission on Rural Resources - The Daily Gazette – January 28, 2020 

Power producers question hydro plans from Quebec - Times Union – January 28, 2020 

 

Survey counts how trailhead parking was overwhelmed – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 28, 2020 

EnCon leader tells lawmakers staffing at state parks is fine - Times Union – January 28, 2020 

Senate candidate Davis secures endorsements - Press Republican – January 28, 2020  

NY plastic grocery bag ban starts March 1, some fear confusion, loopholes - Times Union – January 27, 2020 

Influx of solar farms leads to backlash among some state residents - Times Union – January 27, 2020 

Hiker traffic study shows new trends on Adirondack trails - NCPR – January 27, 2020 

Efforts to slow High Peaks overuse seem to be working in some spots - The Post Star – January 27, 2020 

Curbing Traffic in High Peaks Showing Early Results, Adirondack Council Says - State of Politics – January 27, 2020 

Warren Co. Town runs out of brine to treat roads - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 27, 2020 

Northeast governors slow to embrace regional climate pact - NCPR – January 27, 2020 

Adirondack Council Reviews Gov’s Budget Plans – Adirondack Almanack – January 26, 2020 

Search and rescue operations for 2019 dip slightly but remain at elevated levels - The Daily Gazette – January 26, 2020 

Essex County GOP endorses Stec for Senate - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 25, 2020 

Wildlife groups want NY to protect the wolves, even though they are gone - The Times Union – January 24, 2020 

Letter: Adirondack rail lines should turn to clean fuel - The Times Union – January 24, 2020 

New York Gov. Cuomo unveils $178B budget proposal – WCAX – January 21, 2020 

High Peak committee seeks ‘input on overuse’ - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 24, 2020 

Trump EPA Dramatically Reduces Amount of Waterways Under Federal Protection - WAMC – January 24, 2020 

Simpson gets Essex, Saratoga GOP endorsements for Assembly seat - The Post Star – January 24, 2020 

Adirondack Land Trust conserves Upper Saranac shoreline - Adirondack Explorer – January 24, 2020  

Records for Mirror Lake show shorter ice time - Lake Placid News – January 24, 2020 

New ADK Mountain Club Leader Discusses Land Use, Environmental Efforts - January 23, 2020 

Village, town near new draft of short-term rental law - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 23, 2020 

State announces four local highways will get millions in repairs - The Post Star – January 23, 2020 

Wood kicks off state campaign under SAM party line - The Post Star – January 23, 2020 

Airbnb use in north country up last year from 2018 - Watertown Daily Times – January 22, 2020 

State Releases Ambitious Electric Vehicle Charging Station Plan - Adirondack Almanack – January 22, 2020 

Big weekend at Gore Mountain, for those who could get there - The Post Star – January 21, 2020 

State Ag Department says $1.3 million is available to farms for environmental protection - The Daily News Online – January 21, 2020 

Governor’s budget offers giant leap for ORDA funding – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 22, 2020 

Cuomo would give DEC a $145 million raise – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 22, 2020 

Cuomo would give APA extra $1 million – Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 22, 2020 

Will this Bee the Year NY Tackles Neonics? - Natural Resource Defense Council – January 22, 2020 

Charter Communications meeting upstate broadband requirements – The Post Star – January 21, 2020 

Schumer upset NY left out of new broadband funding program – Times Union – January 20, 2020 

Groups Reaffirm Opposition to Forest Ranger Merger - Adirondack Alamanack – January 20, 2020  

Lake George sets boat inspection record – The Daily Gazette – January 20, 2020 

Grants to help diversify two Adirondack destinations – Adirondack Explorer – January 20, 2020 

Grants fund utilities, economy, recreation in southern Essex – The Sun – January 19, 2020 

DEC plans Fulton County forest improvements – The Daily Gazette – January 17, 2020 

NGOs oppose any future ECO, Ranger merger - Press Republican – January 17, 2020 

DEC Commissioner: Upgrade Adirondack trails to handle growing traffic - NCPR – January 17, 2020 

EDF Defends Clean Air Act’s “Good Neighbor” Provisions - Environmental Defense Fund – January 16, 2020 

Essex County asks Warren County to hold off on rail abandoment - Post Star - January 16, 2020 

Stefanik is named 1 of 6 chairs for Trump NY campaign - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 16, 2020 

Land conservation deal announced near Lake George - NCPR – January 16, 2020 

ADKX, Wild Center Working on Diversity - Adirondack Almanack – January 15, 2020 

A lake in crisis - Adirondack Explorer – January 15, 2020 

Stefanik, five others named to Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign team - The Post Star – January 15, 2020 

New Lake George attractions struggle - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 14, 2020 

Rail-trail debate mustn’t be guided by inaccurate usage estimates - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 14, 2020 

Adirondack farmer-author discusses new memoir, and Essex Farm – Adirondack Explorer – January 13, 2020 

Senate appoints climate council members - Times Union – January 13, 2020 

Champlain Valley farmers branch out - Adirondack Explorer – January 13, 2020 

Adirondack counties battling over future of rail lines - Times Union – January 13, 2020 

Race Shaping Up for North Country Assembly Seat - WAMC – January 12, 2020 

Viewpoint: Convert Hudson River Rails to Multi-Use trail - Adirondack Almanack – January 12, 2020 

Hiker buses will help with parking crunch (Editorial) - January 11, 2020 

Adirondack Harvest receives Smart Growth Grant - The Sun – January 10, 2020 

Upstate New York farmers combat depression amid industry stressors - The Evening Tribune – January 10, 2020 

Ausable River Association launches sustainable road salt initiative - Lake Placid Community News – January 10, 2020 

Wilmington to look at short-term rental regulations - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 10, 2020 

Cuomo’s $3B Restore Mother Nature Bond Act is a Big Deal - Adirondack Almanack – January 10, 2020 

Smullen named to Circle of Friends - The Leader-Herald - January 10, 2020 

New county chief: workforce and infrastructure investments are needed - The Sun – January 10, 2020 

Queensbury board reaches consensus on electric vehicle charging stations - The Post Star – January 9, 2020 

Simpson gets Warren County GOP endorsement - The Post Star - January 9, 2020 

Cuomo addresses Adirondacks in State of the State - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 9, 2020 

Trump unveils landmark rewrite of NEPA rules - E&E News via Greenwire – January 9, 2020  

Railroad fell short in several ways (opinion) - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 9, 2020 

USDA’s Farm Service Agency offering loans - Press Republican – January 8, 2020 

Cuomo proposes tax break he says would help 4,000 farmers - Watertown Daily Times – January 8, 2020 

Viewpoint: Tearing Out Railroads is not Progress - Adirondack Almanack – January 8, 2020 

Investors try to free ACR site of debt - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 8, 2020 

EPA delays revamped ozone monitoring network - E&E News via Greenwire – January 8, 2020 

State Legislature EnCon Committee Chairs Talk Priorities - Adirondack Almanack – January 7, 2020  

Gillilland again chosen as Essex County chair - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 7, 2020 

Shutdown of coal-fired plants in US saves lives and improves crop yields - Science Daily – January 6, 2020 

Assemblyman Barclay poised to tackle new role as minority leader - Oswego News – January 6, 2020 

Activist Seeman announces Assembly run against Mary Beth Walsh in 112th - The Daily Gazette – January 6, 2020 

Foss: Governor should address population loss - The Daily Gazette – January 6, 2020 

State awards $9.4 million to replace Lake George wastewater treatment plant - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 6, 2020 

State will help Essex County launch hiker shuttle bus system - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 6, 2020 

DEC releases new regulations for feeding of deer, moose - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 6, 2020 

Braymer declares to replace Dan Stec - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 6, 2020 

Minimum wage goes up for No. Co. workers - Press Republican – January 6, 2020 

Warren County moves to abandon railroad tracks - Times Union – January 5, 2020 

Portage project wins $5 million - The Sun – January 5, 2020  

 Double rangers and keep peaks safe - Times Union – January 4, 2020 

State plans to rebuild Whiteface Mid-Station, starting this spring - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 4, 2020 

Kolb Steps Down - Press Republican – January 4, 2020  

Brief Bio: Racey Henderson - Adirondack Explorer – January 3, 2020 

Stony Creek Supervisor is new Warren County chairman - The Post Star – January 3, 2020 

Plattsburgh moves to a “Climate Smart Community” - The Sun – January 3, 2020 

Placid obtains funds for new salt shed - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – January 3, 2020 

Judge halts portions of new farm labor law - Watertown Daily Times – January 2, 2020 

Preston Allen becomes Saratoga County board chairman - The Daily Gazette – January 2, 2020 

Tonko to unveil Democrats’ green economy plan - Times Union – January 2, 2020 

2019

DEC gears up for 50th anniversary - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – December 31, 2019 

Report outlines needs of Adirondack communities - The Post Star – December 30, 2019 

Winter’s decline expected to alter Adirondacks - Adirondack Explorer – December 28, 2019 

DEC announces new power plant regulations - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – December 24, 2019 

Two Warren County supervisors to announce Assembly runs - The Post Star – December 18, 2019 

Letter to the Editor: Stefanik backs farm immigration fix - The Post Star – December 18, 2019 

‘Floating classroom’ showing success - The Leader-Herald – December 18, 2019 

How Has This Pesticide Not Been Banned? - The New York Times – December 17, 2019 

Study Finds Bird Migration Timings Changing - Adirondack Almanack – December 17, 2019 

Multi-state pact could curb transportation carbon emissions - The Post Star – December 17, 2019 

Scientists seeking cause of huge freshwater mussel die-off - Times Union – December 17, 2019 

New Saratoga County solar farm is among largest of its kind upstate - Times Union – December 16, 2019 

More Adirondack rails considered for recreation - Adirondack Explorer – December 17, 2019 

Judge: State can move forward with bridge over Cedar River - The Post Star – December 17, 2019 

State of the State 2020: Ban styrofoam, end rape intoxication loophole - Times Union – December 17, 2019 

Inlet town board provides update on emergency services communication tower - Adirondack Express – December 17, 2019 

Public Restrooms to be built in Old Forge, construction set for Spring - Adirondack Express – December 17, 2019 

Big win for Tupper, giant loss for Saranac Lake (opinion) - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – December 17, 2019 

Rainwater in parts of US contain high levels of PFAS chemicals - The Guardian – December 17, 2019 

DEC committed to protect Adirondacks - Times Union –December 16, 2019 

Adirondack Park Agency approves pine-like cellular tower - Adirondack Explorer – December 16, 2019 

New legal battle could restart stalled Tupper Lake resort - NCPR – December 16, 2019 

John Sheehan on WNYT (NBC) - Albany NY - WNYT via Media Monitoring Suite – December 15, 2019 

Improvements on Tap for Popular High Peaks Trailhead - Adirondack Almanack – December 15, 2019 

Ausable River Association to Replace Otis Brook Culvert - Adirondack Almanack – December 15, 2019 

Diversity director wants to meet with Adirondackers  - The Post Star – December 14, 2019 

Wilderness Advocates Incorporate as Nonprofit - Adirondack Almanack – December 14, 2019 

Ripping up tracks makes no sense (opinion) - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – December 14, 2019 

Franklin Co. Chooses LDC to handle its tourism marketing - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – December 13, 2019 

Interstate Ozone/Environmental Groups Citizens Suit Notice to U.S. EPA - JDSUPRA - December 13, 2019 

Nicole Hylton- Patterson, director for Adirondack Diversity Initiative (ADI), APA presentation - Starts at :25:00 (about) Also can be found in table of contents

Gov. Cuomo’s golden opportunity to safeguard the Adirondack Park - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – December 13, 2019  

Caroga officials agree to work with property owners - The Leader-Herald – December 13, 2019 

Long Lake Partners with Media Companies - Hamilton County Express – December 12, 2019 

Upstate man illegally killed moose from vehicle, DEC says - Times Union – December 12, 2019 

Hearing on travel corridor UMP draws over 100 - Tupper Lake Free Press – December 12, 2019 

NY to ban aerial use of pesticide - NCPR – December 12, 2019 

NY-21 Dem chairs endorse Cobb - Press-Republican – December 12, 2019 

Solar farm moratorium extended in Mayfield - The Leader-Herald - December 12, 2019 

Dairy farmers ask for legislative help to aid local agriculture industry - Times Union – December 12, 2019 

Deadline for Food Summit Proposals in North Country is Dec. 15 - Hamilton County Express – December 12, 2019 

Lake Pleasant Crews Hope to Replace Some Bridges on Snowmobile Trails - Hamilton County Express – December 12, 2019 

NYPA trustees approve $341.2 million funding for Moses-Adirondack Smart Path Reliability Project - Watertown Daily Times – December 12, 2019 

NY45: Stec running for North Country Senate seat, Jones opts out - NCPR – December 11, 2019

Tree-cutting ruling keeps trail, parking projects in limbo - Adirondack Explorer – December 11, 2019 

New contract, more funds helps group bolster fight against invasive species - Watertown Daily Times – December 11, 2019 

New study: Salt disrupts Mirror Lake turnover - Adirondack Daily Enterprise – December 11, 2019

Adirondack Region Food and Farms Business Expo set for Thursday - Post Star- December 11, 2019 

Dwindling NY Senate GOP Conference Could Shrink Even More - WAMC – December 11, 2019 

Aquatic Invasive Species are a Threat to all Waterways in New York State - Hudson Valley 360 – December 10, 2019 

Adirondack Park Success is Bringing Problems - WAER 88.3 - December 10, 2019 

Managing Popularity: Overuse in the Adirondack High Peaks - Clarkson University News – December 10, 2019 

Meeting Participants Weigh in heavily in Favor of Removing Rails - Adirondack Express – December 10, 2019 

Advocates Warn: Snowmobile Trails in Wilderness Areas Violate Law - Adirondack Almanack – December 9, 2019 

Road salt pollutes lake in one of the largest protected areas, new study shows - Phys.org - December 9, 2019

Birds are shrinking due to warming climate - Watertown Daily Times – December 9, 2019 

Invasive Viewpoint: Add ‘Frozen Boat Permits,’ Educate Visitors - Adirondack Almanack –December 8, 2019 

 Delgado Introduces Legislation To Help Lyme Disease Research - WAMC – December 7, 2019 

Marchers demand Stefanik action on climate change - Press-Republican - December 7, 2019 

NYS awards $2.1 million in grants to ADK projects - The Sun Community News – December 7, 2019 

Editorial – Tailor made for NY: Sen. Gillibrand proposes grant program to enhance rural areas - Watertown Daily Times – December 6, 2019  

Governor Cuomo Announces Newest Class of Environmental Conservation Police Officers and Forest Rangers - Governor’s Press Office – December 6, 2019 

On the Scene: Going green saves green for Keene - Lake Placid News – December 6, 2019 

Fractured Forests Are Endangering Wildlife, Scientists Find - New York Times – December 5, 2019 

Invasive Viewpoint: Make Boat Inspections Mandatory - Adirondack Almanack – December 5, 2019 

Well. Well. Well? - Adirondack Daily Enterprise - December 4, 2019

Cuomo issues memo merging Park Police with State Police - Times Union - December 3, 2019

NY GOP weakened after statehouse turns blue - Press-Republican - December 3, 2019

As ticks move north, research funding vanishes - Adirondack Daily Enterprise - December 3, 2019

St. Lawrence River Watershed Survey Underway - Adirondack Almanack - December 3, 2019

New Sunrise hub in Saranac Lake plans Plattsburgh ‘strike’ - Adirondack Explorer - December 2, 2019

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