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Repairs in Kerhonkson Highlight Water Infrastructure Problems

Repairs in Kerhonkson Highlight Water Infrastructure Problems

While not as bad as other rural water districts across America, some of the region’s local water systems are degrading.
A multimillion-dollar repair project in the Ulster County hamlet of Kerhonkson, NY spotlights the quiet water infrastructure crisis that upstate New York, and much of the country, is headed toward.


How Tourists Can Protect Endangered Species in the Hudson Valley

Whether you’re hiking, fishing or just driving through our lush region, these are some simple things you can do to protect the plants and animals of the Hudson Valley during your visit.


How Homeowners Can Protect Endangered Species in the Hudson Valley

For Hudson Valley residents, making your backyard more wild and taking other simple actions can protect our birds, bees, bats and trees.


Hudson Valley: A 2020 Battleground for Climate Action

Will New York be at the forefront of sustainable energy? Or will the state preach sustainability while strengthening its reliance on fossil fuels behind the scenes? All eyes are on the new natural-gas-burning Cricket Valley Energy Center.


Tusten Takes a Big Step to Lower Its Carbon Footprint

A Sullivan County Town Leads the Way Toward Greener Farming
The tiny town in Sullivan County will be the first municipality in the United States with a solar-powered process to convert plant and animal waste into energy.


With Their Powers Combined

Clarkson Teams Up with SUNY ESF for Healthier NYS Waterways
Clarkson University, in partnership with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), is raising funds to expand the research and education facilities at the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries on Denning’s Point as part of their work as a New York State Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions.


Sen. Metzger and Local Activists React as State Moves Forward with Ambitious Climate Bill

The basics on the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA)
The Hudson Valley’s Senator Jen Metzger helped lead the charge in the campaigh to pass the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) in the State Senate and Assembly. Described as one of the most ambitious pieces of climate legislation in the country, CLCPA aims to allow the state to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.


The Hudson River: 9 Alternative Facts

Mikhail Horowitz pokes fun with these 9 farcical facts about the Hudson River, its history, and the surrounding area.


The Environmental Cost of Using Road Salt

Although road salt has become nearly ubiquitous in winter road management, nationwide, it poses an increasing threat to drinking water for humans as it runs off roads into local waterways.



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