Conservation group to sue DHS, CBP alleging failure to protect ocelots when building border levees

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) — The Biden administration is casting aside bedrock environmental protections with no regard for human health, wildlife or the law as it constructs border levees in South Texas, a lawyer for the Center for Biological Diversity said. The nonprofit conservation organization filed a formal notice of intent to sue the … Read more

Why the sky will be turning a richer shade of blue

(KXMB) – As the seasons change, we expect the temperatures and weather patterns to change too. But did you know the color of the sky will also change? In the spring and summer, you’re more likely going to see a light blue sky. Sometimes, it’s kind of a milky appearance, and some days, it can … Read more

Construction underway at Beaver Creek Clean River Project

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The city of Albany is working on the Beaver Creek Clean River Project, slated to significantly improve water quality in the Hudson. Officials are calling it the most environmentally impactful project from the city’s water department in decades. Study: NY shoreline communities to spend $101M to combat environmental damages “The environmental … Read more

15,000 trees toppled in Colorado after powerful 190-mph winds

DENVER (KDVR) – Powerful winds that ripped across parts of Colorado last September are now thought to have toppled thousands of trees in a “blowdown” event that also sent temperatures plummeting. An estimated 15,000 trees were blown down last year during the strong cold front that left the woods nearly flattened and had trees stacked … Read more

Experts: Invasive Species are threatening North Country ecosystems, recreation

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) — Annually, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and its partners host Invasive Species Awareness Week to alert regions across the state of the impacts these species have. DEC Eastern Great Lakes Watershed Coordinator Emily Sheridan sat down to address the week of awareness.  E. coli in the water … Read more