Plattsburgh, NY – The National Family farm Coalition is calling on Congress to revamp the Farm Bill to do more for dairy farmers. In a conference call Monday, representatives of the national group also urged action on a Senate bill that would restructure the milk pricing system throughout the country. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Lenox, MA – Later this month, General Electric will disclose its PCB clean-up recommendations for the next leg of the Housatonic River. Prior to that, a Berkshires-based environmental group is set to discuss the health risks associated with the chemical. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Albany, NY – On what is being called "Super Tuesday II," Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are going head to head in four state primaries. Our own political observer, Dr. Alan Chartock, puts it all in perspective and answers listener phone calls.
Albany, NY – Community activisits and municipal leaders from across New York are calling on state officials to release funding for brownfield site clean-ups. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – The gods from Olympus--Artemis, Apollo, Athena, Zeus, and the rest of their dysfunctional family--are now living in a squalid house in London, in Marie Phillips's hilarious new novel, Gods Behaving Badly.
Hudson Valley, NY – Dismal home sales figures for parts of New York weren't quite as bad as they first seemed. But Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports experts say unless you're looking for a second home, the bubble has popped.
Holyoke, MA – Doubts have been cast on one of the key selling points the Patrick Administration has made in its effort to convince the state legislature to legalize casinos in Massachusetts... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Boston, MA – Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism is considering establishing a green building certification program. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports some believe its a program that could be well used in the county;