Former EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck calls out Interior Secretary Zinke for his plan to open up oil and gas drilling on the east and west coasts. Florida was exempted when its Republican governor complained. Why not NY? Why not wind instead?
The integrity of the Clean Water Act is of vital national importance — not because we have come so far, but because we still have so far to go. More in our monthly podcast produced in partnership with Mid-Hudson News.
To prevent the discharge of untreated sewage during storm events, municipalities face enormous costs to repair and upgrade water systems. Investments in green stormwater infrastructure offer the promise of meeting regulatory requirements for clean water while enhancing urban sustainability and resilience.
Oil Barges on the Hudson: Pace Environmental Policy Clinic Says Coast Guard Violated Procedures and Favored Shipping Industry
“How amazing is it that it took students from Pace University to shame and embarrass and expose the federal government on a situation like this?” ~ Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
If “historic” and “landmark” are missing from your dictionary, it’s no wonder. They could use a break. Kudos are being heaped from quarters far and wide about the outcomes of COP21. But there are also sobering times ahead, by some reporters’ accounts.