New York State Department of Environmental Conservation http://wamc.org en DEC Re-Opens Review Of Adirondack Rail Or Trail Corridor Between Tupper Lake And Lake Placid http://wamc.org/post/dec-re-opens-review-adirondack-rail-or-trail-corridor-between-tupper-lake-and-lake-placid <p></p><p></p><p>The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that it will reopen a review of an Adirondack management plan to study the feasibility of converting a rail corridor for recreational use. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:38:35 +0000 Pat Bradley 94633 at http://wamc.org DEC Re-Opens Review Of Adirondack Rail Or Trail Corridor Between Tupper Lake And Lake Placid Hudson Valley Trails Open on National Trails Day http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-trails-open-national-trails-day <p></p><p>Two new hiking trails open Saturday – one in Ulster County, another in Delaware County -- in recognition of National Trails Day.</p> Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:27:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 92072 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley Trails Open on National Trails Day Flooding Task Force Issues Findings For Kingston http://wamc.org/post/flooding-task-force-issues-findings-kingston <p>A task force has come up with recommendations for the city of Kingston, New York on how to develop an action plan to make the city’s waterfront more resilient in the face of future storms.</p><p>Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo appointed the Waterfront Flooding Task Force in December 2012 to study and recommend actions in response to severe flooding on the Rondout and Hudson River waterfront from Hurricanes Sandy and Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. He says the following has emerged.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 00:14:06 +0000 Allison Dunne 78245 at http://wamc.org Flooding Task Force Issues Findings For Kingston Riverkeeper Critical Of DEC-DEP Consent Order http://wamc.org/post/riverkeeper-critical-dec-dep-consent-order <p>KINGSTON &ndash; The consent order between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection that regulates release of turbid water has come under fire by the Hudson Riverkeeper organization.</p><p>The consent order, released earlier this month, seeks to regulate turbid discharges of water from the Ashokan Reservoir into the Lower Esopus Creek. But, Riverkeeper Paul Gallay said the document does not go far enough and allows the DEP to continue high volume releases in the short- and long-term.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 11:35:12 +0000 Hank Gross 75517 at http://wamc.org Riverkeeper Critical Of DEC-DEP Consent Order Riverkeeper Alleges Two Violations Amid Bridge Construction http://wamc.org/post/riverkeeper-alleges-two-violations-amid-bridge-construction-1 <p>An environmental group in the Hudson Valley has put the New York State Thruway Authority on notice concerning two alleged violations during construction of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge. &nbsp;One allegation involves monitoring an endangered fish species.</p><p>Westchester County-based Riverkeeper recently filed a notice of intent to sue the state Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors, and one of the contractors under the Clean Water Act. Here&rsquo;s Riverkeeper&rsquo;s Hudson River Program Director Phillip Musegaas.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 23:10:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 75189 at http://wamc.org Riverkeeper Alleges Two Violations Amid Bridge Construction DEC, DEP Consent Order On Lower Esopus Goes Into Effect http://wamc.org/post/dec-dep-consent-order-lower-esopus-goes-effect <p>A long-awaited agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental and New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been signed.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:37:18 +0000 Allison Dunne 74951 at http://wamc.org DEC, DEP Consent Order On Lower Esopus Goes Into Effect Real-Time Hudson River Data Is Displayed On Walkway Over The Hudson http://wamc.org/post/real-time-hudson-river-data-displayed-walkway-over-hudson <p></p><p></p><p>A pedestrian bridge in New York has a new sign unveiled this week featuring real-time data about the Hudson River. Officials say the information will provide some useful facts to visitors while scientists monitor the river&rsquo;s changing conditions.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:01:53 +0000 Allison Dunne 74873 at http://wamc.org Real-Time Hudson River Data Is Displayed On Walkway Over The Hudson Officials In Ulster County Await Finalized Consent Order http://wamc.org/post/officials-ulster-county-await-finalized-consent-order <p>The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced an agreement with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to reduce the impact of discharges into an Ulster County water body. The consent order awaits the signature of a New York City official before going into effect.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:21:08 +0000 Allison Dunne 74600 at http://wamc.org Officials In Ulster County Await Finalized Consent Order NYS DEC Announces Agreement with NYC DEP On The Lower Esopus http://wamc.org/post/nys-dec-announces-agreement-nyc-dep-lower-esopus <p>The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced an agreement with the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to reduce the impact of discharges into an Ulster County creek.&nbsp; The much anticipated consent order comes amid high tension over watershed issues.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:40:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 74362 at http://wamc.org NYS DEC Announces Agreement with NYC DEP On The Lower Esopus NY Congressman Comments On Draft Revisions To NYC Water Waiver http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressman-comments-draft-revisions-nyc-water-waiver <p>A New York Congressman whose district includes the West-of-the-Hudson New York City watershed is weighing in on draft revisions to the city’s waiver from filtering drinking water.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 20:57:22 +0000 Allison Dunne 74007 at http://wamc.org NY Congressman Comments On Draft Revisions To NYC Water Waiver