Fred Guttenberg, a 1988 graduate of Skidmore College, will be returning to his alma mater this week, but the trip from Florida to the campus in Saratoga Springs will not one for reunions and college memories.
New York State is instituting new requirements for the S.A. Dunn Landfill in Rensselaer. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says the requirements will reduce the potential for odors and other off-site impacts by going beyond existing voluntary actions on the part of the landfill operator.
Three years ago the City of Watervliet in Albany County was on a list that no locality in New York wants to make – the fiscal stress ratings issued by the Office of the State Comptroller. In 2016, Watervliet was rated at the highest level of fiscal stress. It has since moved down a notch to susceptible to fiscal stress and city officials hope it will soon drop even more.
Youth-led climate strikes and marches took place all over the world today, putting out the call to politicians and businesses to address climate change. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was in Albany’s West Capitol Park.