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New York’s highest court reaffirms rights of environmental plaintiffs

In a long-awaited decision, the New York Court of Appeals clarified that persons who are harmed by governmental actions taken without due consideration of environmental impacts have the right to sue in court, even if several other people suffer the same injury. The Court held that plaintiffs in Sierra Club v. Village of Painted Post had standing (in other words, had suffered an injury that would allow them to sue) to challenge the Village’s agreement to allow Shell to withdraw up to 1.5 million gallons of public water per day […] Learn More

Pilgrim applies for pipeline license

NY Governor Chooses Safety Over Savings In Rejecting LNG Terminal

Cuomo’s marine natural gas veto could add spur to pipeline push

Emerald Ash Borer Update: The DEC Takes Action

The beetle, an invasive species which is not native to these parts, has become quite a problem in New York and now threatens the New York City Watershed lands. Learn More

Kingston: Voters give council, mayor say over sale of city water

‘Extra-flammable’ crude oil being stored at Riverhead oil tanks; town officials, first responders kept in the dark

Nine Million Thirsty New Yorkers and Climate Change

Feds urge rail companies to share safety data after concern over Oradell Reservoir span

United Water’s vanishing act