WAMC New York News
5:22 am
Tue August 12, 2008

NY EPA officials have gotten an earful

Albany, NY – New York State environmental protection officials have gotten an earful since they proposed a statewide ban on the
open burning of trash and brush in rural upstate areas. WAMC's Dave Lucas picks up the story. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
5:18 am
Tue August 12, 2008

NY board approved "cap and trade" program

Albany, NY – A New York State board has approved regulations enacting a regional ``cap and trade'' program to reduce greenhouse
gas emissions from power plants. WAMC's Dave Lucas explains. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
4:52 am
Tue August 12, 2008

New York Approves RGGI Cap and Trade Regulations

Albany, NY – The New York State Environmental Board has approved regulations to implement the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative's cap and trade program aimed at reducing carbon dioxide gas emissions from power plants. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
4:38 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Holyoke Mayor Suspends 3 Police Officers

Holyoke, MA – The mayor of Holyoke Massachusetts has ordered 15 day suspensions without pay for three police officers who were involved in an off duty bar room altercation. The punishment is less than what was sought by the chief of police, but more than what the officers' supporters say they deserve. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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Vox Pop
4:12 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Gun Violence in Urban Areas 8/12/08

Albany, NY – On today's Vox Pop Gun Violence in Urban Areas is the topic. Alan Chartock is the host and our guests are The Reverend Charlie Muller and Albany Common Councilwoman Barbara Smith.

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The Roundtable
12:39 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Rich Honen (aired 8/12/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue and Sarah LaDuke with WAMC resident Lawyer Rich Honen about a pending lawsuit from toy manufacturer Mattel against Carter Bryant, creator of "Bratz."

WAMC News
12:28 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Springfield Adds Hybrids To City's Fleet

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts has purchased the first hybrid vehicles for its municipal fleet. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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Congressional Corner
12:06 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Congressional Corner with John McHugh (part 2 of 6 aired 8/12/08)

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock speaks with Congressman John McHugh about his run for the head of the House Armed Forces Committee.

WAMC New York News
11:29 am
Mon August 11, 2008

NY Legislature: Politics vs. Reform

Hudson Valley, NY – As Governor Paterson talks about proposed cuts to bridge an expected 6.4 billion dollar budget deficit, legislators are arguing how best to reconcile the need to streamline services, reduce the state's crushing tax burden on its citizens, and maintain funding for education. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
10:54 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Dr. Mark O'Connell - The Marriage Benefit (aired 8/11/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with marriage therapist Dr. Mark O'Connell about his newest book, "The Marriage Benefit."

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