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Back in 2017, the EPA looked at how climate change could force social change. It could “affect human health, infrastructure and transportation systems, as well as energy, food and water … more
As one of its last and perhaps most irrational deregulatory actions of 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy announced last month that it would not proceed with implementation of efficiency standards … more
Sen. Jen Metzger has been in office a year now, and renewable energy has played a large role in her legislative agenda. Most recently, her legislation regarding electric vehicles was signed into law … more
The Sullivan County Legislature’s balance of power is going to shift next year. The current numbers suggest there will be seven Republicans and two Democrats on the board. A couple of the races … more
Many folks fantasize about homesteading, gardening and being self-sufficient, yet very few actually achieve a level of sustainability that negates their carbon footprint. However, the key to this … more
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CALLICOON, NY — Grocery shopping in Callicoon may be getting bulkier—and more sustainable. The Callicoon Pantry, set to open in August, will be an environmentally friendly, … more“Powering Sullivan” is a resource guide for energy efficiency for homes, small businesses and agriculture, published by the Sullivan County Office of Sustainable … more
The late Maris Hearn opened her Thursday night Gumbo Shop on WJFF Radio with the salutation, “This is the music that inspires, delights and sustains me.” The curated content of the … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Michael J. Coppola grew repulsed from seeing trash all along the roads for so many years. After waiting in vain for someone to do something, he decided to take matters into … more
Earth Day Sustainable Fair LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — On Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m., Catskill Brewery will host this event in honor of Earth Day. There will be presentations by local … more
Spring is officially here, and as the world wakes around us, more and more people are also waking up to the reality that we have to assist the precious life of our planet. Since we’ve … more
After being stuck in our houses all winter with dust and clutter piling up, the concept of cleaning starts to actually sound appealing. However, have any of us ever taken a minute to consider the … more
Newly seated Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with veteran Sen. Ed Markey on February 7 to introduce legislation they’ve dubbed the “Green New Deal.” It’s a … more
NEW YORK — With vast areas of farmland and many local groups and politicians focused on renewable energy, New York’s Hudson Valley has become a landmark location for solar energy. … more
What’s new in sustainability in Sullivan County? No better people to ask than the county’s Office of Sustainable Energy. Here are a few environmentally focused projects, headed by a … more
REGION —If a heat pump is operated in the most efficient way possible, and as intended, the cost per month in one apartment of about 800 square feet in Livingston Manor is about $80 per month … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The 4-H Sullivan County Explorers Club focused on recycling and up-cycling projects this year. The group of 15 children, ages seven to 14, supported the St. Peters Church … more
REGION — Electricity consumers in both Pennsylvania and New York will have their electric meters replaced by smart meters in the next few years, if they haven’t already been replaced. The … more
PIKE COUNTY, PA — Pike County Conservation District (PCCD) received $1,000 to develop an educational brochure that will include a step-by-step guide to help homeowners better understand the … more
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