February 4, 2013
by Mark Izeman
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Extra Onions, Please…But Hold the Fracking Fluid

Mark Izeman, Senior Attorney and Director of the New York Urban Program, New York
By now the horrific stories of cows mysteriously losing tails, birthing stillborn calves, and even dropping dead have made their rounds. I’ve blogge… Continue reading

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November 7, 2012
by Kate Sinding
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Of Fracking and Frankenstorms

Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney, New York City
More than a week has passed since Sandy ravaged the Northeast.
Though far too many remain without power, shelter and other basic necessities throughout the tri-state area, most of us in Manha… Continue reading

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March 3, 2011
by Mark Izeman
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Is a Catskill casino still in the cards?

For those wondering if efforts to bring a Las Vegas-style casino to the Catskills in New York is still in the cards, the answer is unfortunately “yes” – depending on what comes next.
By now, casino-watchers have learned that in Februa… Continue reading

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October 22, 2010
by Eric Goldstein
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Commissioner Grannis was right to reject Gov’s crippling cuts that risked NY’s clean air, water

Alexander “Pete” Grannis, the former Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation who was fired yesterday by Governor David Paterson, has been a friend of New York’s environment for more than 40 years.
A… Continue reading

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