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PNS Daily News - October 16, 2019 


Farmers in DC to discuss trade and the rural economic crisis; also Lily Bohlke reports on the Democratic debate -- from 2020 Talks.

2020Talks - October 16, 2019 


Last night in Ohio the fourth Democratic debate covered issues from health care, gun control and abortion to the Turkish invasion of Syria. What's clear: Sen. Elizabeth Warren has replaced former VP Joe Biden as the centerstage target.

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Albany, NY — You may not think of "headwaters" when you turn on the kitchen faucet, but such smaller waterways are major sources of New Yorkers' drinking water. A Congressional committee hears testimony this week on the "Clean Water Restoration Act" (HR2421), which aims to restore environment

Albany, NY - New York gets a new governor Monday, and he'll have little time for on-the-job training. David Paterson will face a budget with a $4 billion hole in it. Rob Moore with Environmental Advocates of New York says as Lieutenant Governor, Paterson was the point man on "green" issues like rene

New York - They shoot satellites, don't they? "USA 193," a spy satellite, passes over New York State and the eastern seaboard today in what could be its last visible pass before the Navy tries to shoot it down over Hawaii. As early as tonight, the Pentagon is hoping to launch a missile intercept of

New York, NY — As New Yorkers brace for another cold blast this morning, the U.s. Department of Energy (DOE) is being sued over claims it's not doing enough to make home furnaces more efficient. Earthjustice brought the suit, and attorney Tim Ballo says the DOE could have set a more aggressive

New York, NY - Governor Spitzer will have to find almost $4 billion in budget cuts this year, and a report being released today says New Yorkers could save plenty if they fix some runaway tax incentive programs. The report, called "Wasted Green" looks at how state policies impact both the economy an

New York, NY - New York is stepping up to the plate in the campaign to allow states to set their own auto emission standards, stiffer than federal norms. The state Wednesday joined a motion of support for a lawsuit filed the same day by California and environmental groups. The suit seeks to force t

Bethpage, NY - Imagine a Long Island where jobs, schools, parks and shopping are all within walking distance, with clean air and streets clear of traffic jams. That's the vision of those who are urging Gov. Eliot Spitzer to include Long Island in his "Smart Growth" initiative. The program, meant t

New York, NY — If you could slice up shares of global warming pollution at the corner pizza joint, New York would have the seventh biggest slice in the United States. That's one way to look at the results of a new report from the National Environmental Trust. And the picture looks even worse,

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