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Stories with organization: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
  • NY conservation chief named for Long Island 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 3:08 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York's Department of Environmental Conservation has named a Suffolk County official to head the state regional conservation office for Long Island.

  • Draft permit issued for Finger Lakes power plant 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 3:04 am

    DRESDEN, New York - The state Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a draft permit to repower the 107-megawatt Greenidge power plant in the Finger Lakes, but it won't be able to burn coal.

  • New York seeks help estimating wild turkey population 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 3:04 am

    ALBANY, New York - New York officials are looking for help estimating the state's wild turkey population.

  • New NY rules give public notice of sewage spills story has photos
    Updated: Aug-04-15 1:50 am

    ALBANY, New York - Every year, tens of billions of gallons of raw sewage befouls waterways New York residents use for drinking, swimming and fishing. Fixing the problem will take time and money, but in the meantime, a new alert system notifies the public when a spill happens at some, but not all, of the state's sewage systems.