Confronting Toxic Threats
- WILDLIFE HEALTH CORNER: A Look at Lead Poisoning in Bald Eagles. Hynes, Kevin // New York State Conservationist;Feb2014, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p27
The article discusses the plight of the bald eagles which face an unrecognized toxic threat from ingesting lead ammunition. Particular focus is given to the efforts of the Wildlife Health Unit (WHU) of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) in diagnosing eagles that have died from...
- DEC begins project to aid state's efforts at curbing pollution. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;6/10/96, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p21
Reports on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's project aimed at enhancing pollution prevention efforts. Evaluation of public health and environmental risks.
- DEC ozone advisories available from hotline. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;6/10/96, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p37
Reports on the availability of advisories on ozone formation from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Forecast that ozone levels likely to exceed standards set by Environmental Protection Agency.
- DEC's Dichotomy. Edinger, Frances M. // Conservationist;Sep/Oct87, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p50
Presents a letter regarding the role of Department of Environmental Conservation in New York.
- Being green and being profitable: Environmental regulation in New York. Poltenson, Norman // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;10/14/96, Vol. 10 Issue 21, p4
Editorial. Comments on the changes implemented by New York's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Appointment of Michael Zagata as commissioner; Downsizing of the workforce; Total quality management approach; Focus on innovation to solve environmental problems; Development of...
- Scout's honor award. // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);01/06/97, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p1
Commends the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and The Nature Conservancy for their signing of an agreement to pay 1.8 million dollars for 147 acres of Nassau County Boy Scout-owned land in Wading River.
- State buys 2 Finger Lakes. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;7/3/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 156, pA9
The article reports that New York Department of Environmental Conservation has acquired two Finger Lakes that supply drinking water to Rochester.
- Spiny water flea confirmed in Sacandaga Lake near Speculator. // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;9/21/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 223, p8
The article reports on the announcement of the New York state Department of Environmental Conservation that there were spiny water pleas, an aquatic invasive species, found in Sacandana Lake in the south region of the Adirondack Park near Speculator.
- Community Support Saves Historic Eastern Cottonwood. // American Nurseryman;09/15/99, Vol. 190 Issue 6, p12
Reports that a 300-year-old Eastern cottonwood continues to thrive in Newburgh, New York due to the preservation efforts of the community. Newburgh Town Council's attempts to cut the tree in 1994; New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's efforts to evaluate the tree's health.