Posts Tagged ‘ Westchester ’

Norwalk Resident Honored by Westchester Land Trust

Jul 27th, 2014 | By

Norwalk resident, Candace M. Schafer, was recently honored by the Westchester Land Trust at it’s 2014 Benefit “An Evening Under the Stars.”  More than 300 people showed their support for the Schafer and the land conservation efforts of the organization at the event held on Saturday, June 14th at Old Salem Farm in North Salem. 

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Save the Sound is now working from Westchester

Jun 4th, 2014 | By

Once based just in Connecticut, Save the Sound, a bi-state organization, now has an office in Westchester and a director whose focus is this end of Long Island Sound. For more on this story, visit: Save the Sound is now working from Westchester.

Westchester County gets ‘B’ for protecting Long Island Sound

Apr 14th, 2014 | By

New Haven-based Long Island Sound advocacy group Save the Sound says Westchester’s sewage treatment plants are doing a good job removing nitrogen before discharging into the Sound but have to do more.

Contaminated Beaches: A response to a March 8 NYT editorial

Mar 17th, 2014 | By

“Shortchanging New York’s Environment” (editorial, March 8) is right on the money. Among many urgent environmental needs are decrepit sewer pipes leaking sewage during rainstorms, a particularly dire problem in older Long Island Sound communities like Port Chester, Mamaroneck and New Rochelle. Most of the sewers in Westchester communities date from the early 20th century.

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Westmore Fuel to hold grand opening of biodiesel fueling terminal |

Oct 10th, 2012 | By

The third-generation, family-owned Westmore Fuel Co. Inc. is scheduled to hold a grand opening ceremony for its new biodiesel and Bioheat fueling terminal Oct. 10 in Port Chester, N.Y. The facility will allow for a greater distribution of biodiesel and Bioheat to Westchester County, Downstate New York, Lower Fairfield County and Connecticut. For more on

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Westchester Land Trust’s new director shifts focus to stewardship over acquisition

Jul 9th, 2012 | By

The Westchester Land Trust is changing from an organization fixed on making conservation deals to an organization that is focused more on caring for land that has already been protected. via Westchester Land Trust’s new director shifts focus to stewardship over acquisition | The Journal News | |

Andrew Cuomo needs to take a second look at Indian Point

Nov 23rd, 2010 | By

Why does New York Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo want to shut down Indian Point nuclear power plant? He claims it is unsafe, a target for terrorists, and that replacement power can be found without short-or-long-term consequences. Gwyneth Cravens and Dan Yurman report from the Idaho Samizdat blog via The Energy Collective.