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Judge tosses state permit on mega-farm manure waste

EPA warns of dangers in the Gowanus Canal

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New York Supreme Court strikes down Department of Environmental Conservation’s permit for mega-dairies

Illegal permit allowed industrial animal operations to prepare pollution prevention plans without agency oversight or public input, threatening drinking and recreational waters

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Astoria Park Alliance celebrates Earth Day with an eco-friendly fair on the waterfront

New York Fish at Risk From Stormwater Permit, Groups Say

NY Pollution Permit Could Violate CWA, Enviros Say

Riverkeeper statement on Cuomo’s plastic bag ban bill: A fee on paper is critical

Governor Cuomo today introduced a bill banning single-use plastic bags in New York State. Jeremy Cherson, Riverkeeper Advocacy Coordinator, said: “Riverkeeper is encouraged that Governor Cuomo is taking plastic bag pollution seriously. However, the evidence does not support a ban on plastic with no fee on paper bags. The fee on paper is critical to reduce waste and foster a culture of reusable bags. Riverkeeper supports legislation introduced by Senators Krueger and Hoylman and Assemblyman Englebright – S7760 / A9953 – modeled on California’s successful plastic bag ban and fee […]

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Ban single-use plastic bags in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says

Cuomo proposes plastic-bag ban

Gov. Cuomo introduces bill banning single-use plastic bags

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