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Twitter countdown helps Hoosick woman get PFOA test results from DEC

HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – People on the village water supply in Hoosick Falls are able to drink from their taps again, but many homeowners on private wells are still waiting for test results. 427 more words


What’s that smell? Foul odor invades the Capital Region

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) says it has received numerous complaints about a foul odor throughout the Capital Region Friday. 67 more words


Pittstown woman to receive carbon filtration system after being told she was ineligible

PITTSTOWN, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The water contamination crisis has stretched across the border of the communities of Hoosick and Hoosick Falls.

Kathy Weeks lives just over the town line from Hoosick in Pittstown. 303 more words


New STEM schools programme added to SCQF | DEC!

Design Engineer Construct!® has now been formally recognised in Scotland thanks to the key support of the Chartered Institute of Building, and is already piloting in Drummond High School in Edinburgh, Garnock Academy in Kilbirnie, and St Joseph’s Academy in Kilmarnock where student take up and attitude has been impressive. 27 more words

Ithaca looks to control geese population

Ithaca, N.Y. — Stewart Park and the newly completed Cayuga Waterfront Trail are popular recreational locations for Ithacans, however, an excess of goose excrement can often mar the experience. 589 more words

The Ambassador's Fifteen Minutes

For 15 minutes I felt like an ambassador to Chenunda Creek…

This stream, in the upper Genesee River watershed of New York, does not yet have any public fishing rights, as far as I know, but folks are working to make a change. 945 more words

G&T ‘Adopt A School’ Update | DEC!

In April 2014 G&T sponsored Heathcote School & Science College in Chingford to add the ‘Design, Engineer, Construct!’ GCSE and A Level to its curriculum. The intention was for G&T employees to be directly involved in mentoring teachers and hosting students. 37 more words