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Plastic foam ban passes with little debate in Ulster County

Plant is hit with fine: Lafarge facility fouled stream that flows into Hudson, DEC says

Oil dumping in Newtown Creek angers environmentalists who were starting to see improvements

Governor Cuomo Signs Mercury Pollution Prevention Law

Environmental groups and recycling advocates praised Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for signing the Mercury Thermostat Collection Act into law this week Learn More

Hudson spill drill will test skill

DEC turns a blind eye to polluters, say environmental advocates

VIDEO: Environmental Advocates pushes for greater enforcement of pollution laws

Riverkeeper to Testify on Overwhelming Need to Invest in Wastewater Infrastructure and Restore DEC Funding

The New York State Assembly will hold a public hearing in Albany tomorrow regarding the urgent need to invest in New York’s wastewater infrastructure and reverse the unconscionable decline in spending on New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) programs and staff. Learn More

Cows & Yogurt Plants Pollute, Green Groups Say

Environmental groups challenge new NY dairy waste rules