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Climate change calls for education, accepting responsibility Congratulations on the recent major promotion of sustainability in the River Reporter. Here at Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy … more
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Local high school and junior high students got to go to college for the day, to learn about sustainability. Hosted by SUNY Sullivan, the Earth Day Celebration welcomed … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region April 28 to May 4 more
Being responsive to the challenges of climate change, especially in light of rising fuel prices, is a great task. It is also a great opportunity to create great synergy and provide solutions to each … more
While unusual, a late April snowstorm is not a precedent. It’s a reminder that we live in a world with unpredictable weather patterns that grow more ferocious with time. Some call it climate … more
The comments of Rep. Jonathan Fritz about the sanctity of private property in last week’s River Reporter [click here to read that article] have the ring of someone who is absolutely certain of … more
This year’s Earth Day theme on April 22 is “Invest in our planet.” Indeed, now is the moment to change it all — the business climate, the political climate and how we take … more
MONTICELLO, NY — It’s often said that only two things in life are certain: death and taxes. With exemptions and abatements (the lessening of taxes), the latter is far from … more
Volunteers will soon be scouring our region for litter, much of it single-use packaging. But wouldn’t it be better if less trash escaped into the environment in the first place? That’s … more
What's new in the Upper Delaware region March 31 to April 6 more
There’s a loophole in the recent frack ban installed by the Delaware River Basin that would allow fracking waste to be imported into the Delaware River Basin (DRB). The Delaware River Basin … more
We start with some simple foundations. Our climate is changing. With these changes, the weather is less predictable, and the environment is becoming less able to tolerate our overuse and … more
REGION — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) met virtually on January 6, due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Sullivan County. It was still able to elect its suite of officers for 2022, … more
MILANVILLE, PA — The most recent round of public comments on the Milanville-Skinners Falls Bridge has been extended to Monday, February 7.  The bridge has been closed since October 2019 … more
SKINNERS FALLS, NY — The comment period for the Milanville-Skinners Falls Bridge draft Purpose and Need document is set to close on Saturday, January 8. The document will guide the process … more
The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, certification, and advocacy tool for projects to move beyond merely being less bad and to become truly regenerative. The Living Building Challenge … more
Passive building comprises a set of design principles used to attain a quantifiable and rigorous level of energy efficiency within a specific quantifiable comfort level. The principles optimize the … more
Captain Kirk has come to rescue Earth, at just the right time. With actor William Shatner’s brief exploration of space, the final frontier, he has come back to earth to deliver a … more
Growing food will change your life Growing your own food is a humbling experience. It makes you realize how connected to the earth we are and to the environment generally. How dependent we are on … more
MILANVILLE, PA — On Tuesday, August 29, the Damascus Citizens for Sustainability (DCS) sent a letter to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) accusing it of “failure to … more
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