Northeast (CT MA ME NH NJ NY RI VT)

"As Adirondack Reserve Grows, Asking How Wild It Should Stay"

"MINERVA, N.Y. -- A 250-foot waterfall, one of the tallest in the Northeast, tumbles over giant slabs of marble. A chain of 13 crystalline lakes and ponds teems with bass and lake trout. A 10-mile stretch of the Hudson River gorge winds through dense stands of hemlock, white pine and red maple."

Source: NY Times, 09/19/2013
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Mass. Closes Oyster Beds in Four Towns Following Illness Outbreak

"BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game, Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) have closed 40 oyster beds in Plymouth Harbor, Kingston Bay, Duxbury Bay, Bluefish River and Back River in the towns of Plymouth, Kingston, Duxbury and Marshfield."

Source: Quincy Patriot Ledger, 09/02/2013

"Appeals Court Blocks Attempt by Vermont to Close a Nuclear Plant"

"WASHINGTON -- States cannot shut down nuclear plants over safety worries, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled on Wednesday, upholding a lower court’s decision that allowed the Vermont Yankee plant to keep running despite a seven-year effort by the Vermont Legislature to close it."

Source: NY Times, 08/16/2013

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