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Big Fracking Victory For New York State Environmentalists
In a move that has New York State environmentalists jumping for joy, Wednesday, both the State Health Department and the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) gave negative reports on hydrofracking in New York State.  Governor Andrew Cuomo said he had no personal position on fracking a…
DEC Now Accepting Urban Forestry Grant Applications
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Department of Environmental Conservation is taking applications for urban forestry grants that can be used to enhance landscapes and provide green spaces in urban areas across the state. Commissioner Joe Martens says trees, parks, and other green space in cities supports wild…