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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Public News Service - NY: Environmental Justice

Albany, NY — Anyone who enjoys a non-carbonated beverage on the go may soon be feeling the squeeze as New York reconsiders expanding its bottle law. State lawmakers heard testimony Wednesday about what's being called the Bigger, Better Bottle Bill, which would require deposits on bottled water

Albany, NY - As many as a thousand young New Yorkers will join nearly 10,000 others from around the country in Washington D.C. this weekend to demand federal action on climate and energy policy. PowerShift '09 is four days of panels, workshops, networking, demonstrating, lobbying and rallying on Cap

New York, NY — Just before leaving office, the Bush Administration ordered a last-minute rule change that deregulated 1.5 million tons of hazardous waste. More than 5,000 recycling facilities, including many in the tri-state area, are expected to take advantage of the loophole, so environmenta

New York, NY — Part of President Obama's proposed economic recovery plan could get thousands of paychecks, and more, flowing in New York. The U.S. House is expected to vote next week on the package that includes billions of dollars for big New York infrastructure and energy projects. Rob Moo

New York, NY — U.S. troops may be overseas fighting to protect our freedom, but a new report says those soldiers' right to vote is not being protected. It says one-third of states, including New York, do not provide enough time for military personal stationed overseas to get their ballots in.

New York, NY — It's "Black Friday," and many are watching to see if bargain hunters help provide a jump-start for the beleaguered U.S. economy by putting retailers' profits in the black again. In New York, however, environmental watchdogs aren't waiting. They're part of a coalition of almost

New York, NY — From fighting climate change to protecting New York's multimillion dollar fishing industry, energy experts and environmental advocates say the Empire State has plenty to gain from the election of Barack Obama. Dr. David Conover, Dean of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sci

New York, NY — In setting less stringent standards for ozone pollution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may have ignored its own scientists' findings, according to a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday. For New Yorkers, especially those in and around several cities upstate, it mean

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