NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Following Friday’s declaration of Stewart Air National Guard base in Newburgh a state Superfund site, people are wondering what’s next.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Saturday directed assistance from the state Department of Environmental Conservation to the Buckeye Terminal at the Port of Rensselaer where 600 gallons of gasoline was spilled.

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve

An Adirondack advocacy group has issued a new report critical of the Adirondack Park Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s management of the park. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, the DEC is disputing the findings.

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A state supreme court judge says a canoeist had the right to paddle down an Adirondack stream crossing private land, and has ordered the landowner to stop posting signs denying paddlers access to the waterway.