Department Of Environmental Conservation
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated Joe Martens, a key figure in some of the state’s major land acquisitions in the Adirondacks and elsewhere, to serve as commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation.
A Long Island man has been sentenced to five months in jail for mislabeling cartons of oysters believed to be from a river where shellfishing is banned.
A town in upstate New York is facing nearly $38,000 in fines, unless it can plug the problems with its crumbling sewer system as demands increase.
Budget and staffing cuts were hurting the ability of the Department of Environmental Conservation to do its job well, fired Commissioner Pete Grannis and his successor told an Assembly hearing Thursday.
State officials have sent out questionnaires, asking residents which action they prefer.
Call it fowl play. Turkeys are running in traffic, in backyards and even in the middle of the street. The birds are a real nuisance near Staten Island University Hospital.
Consumers will get a newly detailed look at exactly what’s in common household cleansers, as regulators plan to start enforcing a nearly 40-year-old state law that would force manufacturers to reveal their products’ contents.