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State attorney general sues Saugerties dump site owner of continued environmental violations

ALBANY – Attorney General Letitia James has filed a lawsuit against Joseph and Rachel Karolys for persistent and flagrant violations of state solid waste...

Ozone pollution continues to threaten health of Hudson Valley residents

ALBANY – Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties received failing grades for the number of days of ozone pollution in the period 2016 through 2018....

Metzger to give environmental updates on Wednesday for Earth Day

MIDDLETOWN - To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Senator Jen Metzger (SD-42) will host a webinar event via Zoom to update constituents...

Sullivan County selling trees and shrubs

MONTICELLO - The Sullivan County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is pleased to announce its annual spring Tree & Shrub Program.    Landowners...

Mayor schedules Kingston Point Plan open house

KINGSTON – The City of Kingston and Hudson River Estuary Program are hosting a public Open House meeting on Wednesday, February 12 to provide...

Ulster County 4-H announces Tractor Safety Certification course for teens

KINGSTON - Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County’s (CCEUC) 4-H Youth Development Program is once again offering a tractor safety certification program for youth. The...

Regional environmental justice community impact grants announced

ALBANY – Two organizations in the region will receive $100,000 each in Environmental Justice Community Impact grants from the state. Since 2006, the Department of...

Feeding deer on private property in winter is now off limits

YULAN – A years’-old ruling by retired Sullivan County Court Judge Frank LaBuda that allowed the feeding of deer on private property has been...

Youth summit on climate change to convene in the Catskills

WOODSTOCK - The Woodstock Day School and the Ashokan Center have teamed up to co-sponsor The Youth Empowerment & Sustainability Summit (YESS!), a global...

Hudson River Maritime Museum to teach boatbuilding skills

KINGSTON – The Hudson River Maritime Museum’s (HRMM) YouthBoat is a free program, designed to empower youth, build character, and foster teamwork through the...

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