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WAMC New York News
1:50 pm
Fri November 26, 2004

Mass. Citizen Group Wins Nuclear Hearing

Rowe, MA – In a strongly worded order, federal regulators this week sided with a small group of activists against an alliance of New England power companies that own the defunct Yankee nuclear plant in Rowe, Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Eesha Williams reports.

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WAMC New York News
1:48 pm
Fri November 26, 2004

Kennedy and Olver Talk About State, National Policy

Pittsfield, MA – When Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy and Massachusetts Congressman John Olver were in Berkshire County earlier this week, they both talked about the shape of things to come at the state and national level. More from WAMC's Kelly Wilkinson.

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WAMC New York News
1:47 pm
Fri November 26, 2004

De-Listing Proposal Irks Wolf Proponents

Plattsburgh, NY – The US Fish and Wildlife Service is in the process of determining whether the Eastern Gray Wolf should be removed from the Endangered species list. The idea of de-listing the animal is drawing criticism from some groups in the region who want the wolf re-introduced into the Adirondacks. But others note that previous efforts to do that have failed. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
4:32 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

Kennedy and Olver Talk About State, National Policy

Pittsfield, MA – When Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy and Massachusetts Congressman John Olver were in Berkshire County earlier this week, they both talked about the shape of things to come at the state and national level. More from WAMC's Kelly Wilkinson.

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WAMC New York News
4:31 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

Governor Signs Agreement to Prevent Power Shortages in Adirondack Villages

Tupper Lake, NY – Governor George Pataki was in Tupper Lake Wednesday to sign an agreement between the New York Power Authority, the Villages of Lake Placid and Tupper Lake, and Niagara Mohawk to solve electric supply problems in that part of the Adirondacks. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
4:29 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

Berkshire Wind Farm Delayed

Florida, MA – A proposed wind farm in Western Massachusetts has hit a snag. In a move that could lead to litigation, a group of opponents say the project will harm wetlands. But project representatives say they're confident the wind farm will be built. More from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson.

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WAMC New York News
4:28 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

A Financial Boost in Efforts to Control Nuisance Species in Lake Champlain

Plattsburgh, NY – The just-passed federal budget includes nearly one-point-four million dollars in funding to fight invasive species in Lake Champlain. The money is allocated for controlling everyting from sea lamprey and water chestnut to lessening environmental damage caused by cormorants.
More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
4:25 pm
Wed November 24, 2004

100-mile Hiking Trail at Risk in Massachusetts

Northampton, MA – A hiking trail that runs through western Massachusetts from Connecticut to New Hampshire is at risk of being cut up into smaller segments. The National Park Service is studying ways the trail could be kept intact. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief, Eesha Williams has this report.

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WAMC New York News
4:51 pm
Tue November 23, 2004

NY Legislative Process Broken in More than one Way

Albany, NY – There's been a lot of talk at the State Capitol lately about how the legislative process is broken, and there have been many suggestions on how to fix it. The State's Business Council says one element
that's been lost in the discussion is that not only is New York broken, it's also broke. WAMC's Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports.

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WAMC New York News
4:49 pm
Tue November 23, 2004

UVM Admission On-track for 10-year Plan

Burlington, VT – The University of Vermont is on track to meet its goal of increasing enrollment by nearly two thousand students. The campus president has called for a larger, higher quality student body as part of his ten-year plan for the university. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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