The River

Articles By Lissa Harris

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Water Infrastructure: A Quietly Ticking Time Bomb

Water system problems are a quiet local crisis. If we're going to ensure we have access to safe drinking water across the nation, America’s water managers will have to pick up the pace.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

The Pace of Disaster Is Accelerating. Are We Ready?

The impacts of rising sea levels and increasing climate instability may force hard choices in the years to come.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

The Local Shape of Biodiversity Collapse

Here's What's Being Lost to our Hudson Valley Ecosystem.

Economy Primary category in which blog post is published

New York In Prison

New York State counties ask: Do we really need a jail?

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

Our Aging Infrastructure: Peril and Opportunity

As a nation, we’re not doing very well at keeping our systems running. Here's why.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

No More Plastic Bags

What is the net environmental effect of the bag ban?

Economy Primary category in which blog post is published

Gentrification-on-Hudson

Block by block, town by town, gentrification is transforming the Hudson Valley.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

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Our Growing Local News Desert

Local news is in crisis. Can new business models stay the damage, here and across the U.S?