Innovation Trail

Health & Environment
8:48 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Crude oil concerns at the Port of Albany

Call it a case of David vs Goliath. A fortune 500 oil company sets up shop at the Port of Albany and inside of a decade request the Department of Environmental Conservation to allow them to ‘modify’ their air quality permit. The changes go largely unnoticed until community members of Albany’s South End get wind of the project at the 11th hour, forcing the DEC to hold a public comment meeting.

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Politics & Elections
11:23 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Drones in Central New York

New York NOW travels to Central New York, a site chosen by the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct research on how best to safely fly drones in public airspace. 

Health & Environment
3:20 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Exchanging healthcare for art

Who says the bartering system is outdated?!  Watch the video above (beginning at 19:38) to learn about the O+ Festival in Kingston where artists receive free healthcare in exchange for a weekend of music and art.

Legislation & Policy
10:20 am
Wed October 9, 2013

A trip to the Adirondacks

Just in time for the fall foliage season, New York NOW goes on the road to the Adirondack State Park to highlight two big issues facing the area right now.

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Health & Environment
1:59 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Using Wastewater to Grow Economic Development

Our latest  Innovation Trail report from our new reporter Jenna Flanagan comes from a small village in the Catskills that is restricted on how much wastewater they can reuse due to their proximity to the New York City watershed.  We take a look at a new plan is trying to change that.

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