Signs for and against a proposed quarry in White Lake. Photos by Megan Plete Postol More than 1,000 letters to date, community members, consultants speak out at public hearing By Megan Plete Postol As the application for a granite quarry in … [Read more...] about As White Lake quarry application moves forward, opposition grows
Ausable River restoration project aims to right past wrongs By Tim Rowland Work began last week on a multi-year project to restore the East Branch of the Ausable River to its pre-industrial-era health. For the next month, big machines from … [Read more...] about Undoing industry’s impact on a river
By Gwendolyn Craig Paul Leinwand and Maria Cicarelli haven’t built their home yet, but their future neighbors are not rolling out the welcome mat on Upper Saranac Lake. Instead, they’ve delivered them a lawsuit. Homeowners in the Deerwood … [Read more...] about Upper Saranac Lake homeowners sue APA, new neighbors
Eight months after legislation celebration, a task force has yet to meet over salt By Gwendolyn Craig The state’s road salt task force has a detailed report due to lawmakers on Dec. 1, except there’s a problem—the task force doesn’t … [Read more...] about Road salt task force still without members
By Gwendolyn Craig A former New York State Environmental Conservation commissioner has lost a lawsuit against his old department and the Adirondack Park Agency over a marina project on Lower Saranac Lake. State Supreme Court Justice Richard … [Read more...] about Judge dismisses Saranac Lake marina lawsuit
NYS Dept of Health relaxes rules for consuming wild-caught fish from various Adirondack waters By Megan Plete Postol The New York State Department of Health has released updated guidelines for women and children that change what fish, and what … [Read more...] about Got fish? Let’s eat!