Middleburgh housing project draws scrutiny from state Department of Environmental Conservation

The state Department of Environmental Conservation is investigating a housing development project in Middleburgh after town Planning Board members approved substantial changes to the project without appropriate review or additional public input.  Amid the ongoing DEC investigation, Middleburgh Planning Board members and village residents clashed over the Middleburgh Meadows project atContinue Reading

AEP energy mix draws scrutiny during final day of evidentiary hearing on environmental compliance proposal | Energy and Environment

A day after American Electric Power representatives testified before West Virginia utility regulators in a case that will help shape the state’s energy future, regulator staff, industrial and environmental group witnesses made their own cases for what the utility should do next — and how ratepayers should pay for it.Continue Reading

Growing Climate Solutions Act draws support of farm, environment, industry organizations

Published Monday, Apr. 26, 2021, 2:45 pm Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Purchase a subscription to AFP Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: augustafreepress2@gmail.com Advertising inquiries: freepress@ntelos.net (© W. Scott McGill – stock.adobe.com) Legislation to break down barriers for farmers,Continue Reading

UCSD's La Jolla Innovation Center project draws aesthetic and traffic concerns at environmental hearing

Planners of UC San Diego’s proposed La Jolla Innovation Center presented the project’s draft environmental impact report during an online public hearing Feb. 25, with several comments expressing concern about potential effects on neighborhood aesthetics and traffic congestion. The Innovation Center is a proposed seven-story building at the intersection ofContinue Reading