New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill banning the burning of aqueous film forming foam containing PFAS chemicals in cities designated Environmental Justice areas. The new law is tailored specifically for Cohoes.
2020 has been a remarkable year, but 2021 promises to be a consequential year for Albany Common Council President Corey Ellis, too. Ellis spoke with WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas about racism, policing, the pandemic and politics.
New York had been enjoying an economic renaissance when the pandemic hit. With winter's approach stoking anticipation of a "second wave" of COVID-19, WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with Troy Mayor Patrick Madden about the city's future.