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Frustration builds over Galleria apartment process

There is an important Town Board vote on 1/27/22 on a proposed high density housing project in the Town of ...

Middletown acquires 148 acres to protect its drinking water

Two parcels totaling 148 acres in the Town of Mount Hope have been acquired to help protect Middletown's drinking water.....https://www.recordonline.com/story/news/2021/03/23/middletown-buys-land-protect-its-drinking-water-supply/6970295002/ ...

What is the full price of widening Route 17?

OE President Emeritus Michael Edelstein, cited in this article, lays out the issue of of poorly controlled growth, inadequate planning ...

Elmire Conklin, co-founder of OE, passes

Elmire Conklin was a major force for Orange County's environment. She was one of the 3  founders of Orange Environment and ...

A Win for Environmental rights!

Proposal 2, an amendment to the NYS Constitution on everyone's right to clean air, clean water and a healthy environment ...

Energy Storage Boom

The growth in energy storage is just getting started. Wood Mackenzie projects that new global storage capacity will increase each ...

Danskammer Title V Air Permit DENIED!

One step forward in the fight for clean air in Orange County. Read the Statement from DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos ...

OE President Emeritus M. Edelstein Testimony, NYS DEC Hearing 9/29/2021

Updated testimony on the Danskammer proposal by Michael Edelstein. Danskammer Testimony 9 29 21 Michael R Edelstein.docxDownload ...