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Catskill Park Communities Funded for Sustainable Development

Catskill Park Communities Funded for Sustainable Development

ALBANY, New York, April 17, 2008 (ENS) – Six communities in the Catskill Park have been offered a total of $500,000 to help the local governments plan for sustainable development and make the best use of their natural resources. Governor David Paterson and Commissioner of Environmental Conservation Pete Grannis said the funding will be made…

Kansas Government Renews Call for Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Kansas Government Renews Call for Greenhouse Gas Reductions

TOPEKA, Kansas, February 13, 2008 (ENS) – Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Rod Bremby today repeated his call to industry and stakeholders to engage in discussions to establish goals for voluntary reductions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions in Kansas. ”Despite repeated invitations, no one has contacted us to begin the…

Florida Stakeholders to Advise Energy and Climate Change Team

Florida Stakeholders to Advise Energy and Climate Change Team

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, February 2, 2008 (ENS) – A team charged with developing a plan to achieve targets for statewide greenhouse gas reductions for Florida convened Friday to begin developing Phase Two of the plan with the help of stakeholders arrayed in six technical work groups. The Phase One report and recommendations were delivered to Governor…

New York Capital Region Cities Funded to Restore Riverfronts

New York Capital Region Cities Funded to Restore Riverfronts

ALBANY, New York, January 20, 2008 (ENS) – The state of New York’s Restore NY grant program has awarded millions to Capital Region cities to support the redevelopment of waterfront areas and decaying urban blocks. The city of Troy will receive $2.5 million to demolish City Hall and begin work on the north waterfront area…