Plattsburgh, NY – The EPA has set new standards for ozone levels across the country that will lower the allowable concentration of ozone in the air to no more than 75 parts per billion, compared with the old standard of 80. Fourteen counties across New York don't meet the new standard for ozone, including some rural and Adirondack counties. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Hudson Valley, NY – A story released this week indicates that many of us, every day, are exposed to a wide array of pharmaceuticals we know nothing about. They're present, in trace amounts, in our drinking water. Experts are hoping the problem now gets some attention. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Plattsburgh, NY – As people wait to see if, and when, Governor Spitzer resigns, the focus begins to shift to his successor, the Lieutenant Governor. What people know about David Paterson is mixed. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has a sampling from legislative representatives from New York's North Country.