Environment & Science

Alternative Energy
5:36 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Push Is On for Solar Power Bill to be Voted Upon in Albany This Session

Solar Power Bill in Albany could create jobs and limit power outages during storms like Sandy, advocates say.
Credit greenterrafirma.com

Solar energy advocates are pushing the New York State Assembly to vote on a bill before session ends that would make solar power more accessible in C-N-Y and across the state. 

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Lake Ontario Quality
6:00 pm
Sat May 18, 2013

ESF Scientists use high-tech device to find why some of Lake Ontario is cleaner, other waters worse

This device lurked in the waters of Lake Ontario to see if a temperature barrier affects water quality.
Credit Great Lakes Observing System

Researchers are trying to find out why the water at many of the Lake Ontario beaches is not improving like the rest of the lake.  A high-tech device might shed some new light on a scientific and ecological mystery.

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