In early spring of this year, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation quietly approved a request from a Texas oil company to double the amount of crude oil and ethanol it ships through the Port of Albany down the Hudson River every year.
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Track them here. Gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey; tar sands in Maine; coal exports in Whatcom County, Washington; the New York City mayoral race; a forest ballot initiative in the Adirondacks; fracking bans in Colorado, and a grid takeover in Boulder.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and her husband Mark Kelly attended a Saratoga Springs gun show in upstate New York on Sunday — her first gun show visit since surviving a 2011 shooting.