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Stories with organization: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • NY environmental commissioner Martens resigns 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 4:07 pm

    ALBANY, New York - A day after enacting a promised ban on fracking, New York Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens has announced that he'll step down this month.

  • Destructive southern pine beetle appears in Northeast states story has photos
    Updated: Jun-20-15 9:38 am

    ROCKY POINT, New York - The southern pine beetle, which for generations has attacked forests throughout the southeastern United States, is methodically making its way into the Northeast, destroying thousands of trees in New York, New Jersey and elsewhere.

  • NY plans tourist train upgrade and new trail in Adirondacks 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 9:04 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York state regulators are proposing to extend a tourist train route and create a multi-use trail through the heart of the Adirondacks, moves which could boost visitors to remote areas currently accessible only on foot, kayak or canoe, officials announced Thursday.

  • NY plans tourist train upgrade and new trail in Adirondacks 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 5:19 pm

    ALBANY, New York - New York state regulators are proposing to extend a tourist train route and create a multi-use trail through the heart of the Adirondacks, moves which could boost visitors to remote areas currently accessible only on foot, kayak or canoe, officials announced Thursday.

  • NY proposes rules for public reporting of sewage discharges 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 3:05 am

    ALBANY, New York - The state Department of Environmental Conservation will take public comments on proposed regulations to inform the public about municipal sewage discharges.

  • Canadian woman drowns while hiking in New York's Adirondacks 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 8:29 am

    KEENE, New York - Authorities say they've recovered the body of a Canadian woman who drowned after falling into a rain-swollen stream while hiking in the High Peaks Region of the Adirondacks.