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Supporters of the Green Light bill at the New York State Legislature in June.Source: Green Light NY

Will New York’s Green Light Law Get the Green Light Everywhere?

Opposition remains strong to the bill Cuomo signed this summer, which is set to go into effect next month.

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The Promise and Peril of Cow Power

Anaerobic digestion is an innovative process that converts waste to energy. Is it too good to be true?

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Fentanyl in the Hudson Valley

The opioid epidemic’s “Third Wave” has hit the region hard, but addiction recovery workers are seeing tentative signs of progress.

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We Paved Paradise

We tend to think of parking as a problem only when a spot can’t be found. But city planners who’ve documented the hidden costs of parking are starting to implement solutions.