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Our Aging Infrastructure: Peril and Opportunity

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

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No More Plastic Bags

What is the net environmental effect of the bag ban?

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Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

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

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Spring, Interrupted

Millenia-old evolutionary relationships are out of sync

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The Environmental Costs of Road Salt

Putting rock salt on roads to keep them clear of ice and snow has become a mainstay of road management. The trouble is: After it’s used, it doesn’t disappear.

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Plow Salting Road

Cleaning Up The Hudson

Has the decade-long General Electric river cleanup been effective? Would the river have been better off left alone?

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Dredging the Hudson

The Hudson Valley in a Warming World

The impacts of global warming are already being felt in the Hudson Valley. What might the future look like?

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Why So Many Deer and Bears? Our Growing Wildlife Imbalance.

At the start of deer hunting season in the Hudson Valley we consider the growth of animal populations that threaten the forests, native plants, and songbirds.

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Bury Me Green

The new green burial movement is bringing us back to the Earth at the end of life.

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Hudson Valley in the Lyme-Light

The Hudson Valley is a hot spot for Lyme disease. Is the rapidly growing epidemic a result of climate change?

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Hudson River Contamination Sparks Action

Newburgh's water contamination crisis has spurred a protection movement among local organizations to restore safe drinking water from the Hudson River.

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Rhinebeck Mayor Gary Bassett and Riverkeeper’s Dan Shapley
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