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.
Who says the bartering system is outdated?!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.
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.