Northeast (CT MA ME NH NJ NY RI VT)

"Freight Trucks at New Jersey Port Must Curb Idling"

"The air in Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, is expected to clear up now that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized agreements with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and port terminal operators that will cut air pollution caused by idling diesel trucks at the port."

Source: ENS, 08/07/2015

"Amid Legionnaires’ Fears, City Proposes New Cooling Tower Rules"

"The outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx is the largest in New York City history, officials said Tuesday, as they announced new measures to fight a disease that had claimed the lives of seven people and sickened more than 80 others."

Source: Wall St. Journal, 08/05/2015

"The Wind and Sun Are Bringing the Shine Back to Buffalo"

"BUFFALO — Along a bend in the Buffalo River here, an enormous steel and concrete structure is rising, soon to house one of the country’s largest solar panel factories. Just to the south, in the rotting guts of the old Bethlehem Steel plant in Lackawanna, where a dozen wind turbines already harness the energy blowing off Lake Erie, workers are preparing to install a big new solar array."

Source: NY Times, 07/21/2015
July 27, 2015

Society of Environmental Journalists Meet-Up in New York City

7 p.m. Table reserved by Jenny Bogo of the Society of Environmental Journalists on the 2nd floor patio. Or if it's rainy meet inside the bar. Food available. Sign up on the Society of Environmental Journalists NYC Meet-Ups page. Click here to see more information about the venue.

July 10, 2015

Digital Terrain: Navigating the New World of Environmental Storytelling

Environmental journalists are charting a new digital terrain, but this changing media landscape can be tough to navigate. Come explore emerging forms of environmental storytelling — online video and long-form narratives, data visualization, podcasting, social media, and more — at a day-long workshop sponsored by SEJ at City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.

In Reversal, NY Demands Environmental Review of Tar Sands Rail Facility

"In what came as a welcome surprise to activists in Albany, New York, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reversed an earlier decision and now will require a full environmental review for a proposed tar sands oil heating facility at the Port of Albany."

Source: DeSmogBlog, 05/25/2015


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