Great Barrington, MA – Massachusetts is the seventh state to sign onto the nation's first multi-state program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which contribute to global warming. The agreement had been rejected by former Governor Mitt Romney. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;
Kingston, NY – The tangled relationship between Ulster County, its Environmental Management Council and the non-profit Lower Esopus River watch turned out to be too complex for the county auditor - and so the county legislature voted last night to have the state attorney general investigate for potential fraud. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has more.
Montpelier, VT – The Conservation Law Foundation has issued a report that is sharply critical of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources' enforcement record. But critics of the CLF say they analyzed data sets, and did not assess the facts of each case. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – It's been just over six months since the generic version of a widely used cholesterol drug came on the market. An advocacy group is advising consumers that current prices for generic Zocor are all over the map, and people should shop for the best price. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
North Adams, MA – The largest healthcare organization in Northern Berkshire County has released its fiscal 2006 financial data. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, Northern Berkshire Healthcare reports a marked improvement from just one year ago;
Albany, NY – Host Brian Shields welcomes back our panel of experts for another free-wheeling hour of science talk! The first half hour of the show features questions from fifth graders from The Brown School of Schenectady.
Albany, NY – The State Commission on Judicial Nomination has sent Governor Eliot Spitzer a list of seven candidates to use in picking the state's next top judge. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.