Mountain Lake PBS journalist Thom Hallock joins us to discuss North Country politics and environmental issues.

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Opponents of a pipeline expansion that would flow through vast portions of New York want the Cuomo Administration to deny a key permit that could result in a halt to the upgrade.

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This week we bring you extensive analysis of the Republican National Convention where Donald Trump became the official GOP nominee for president.

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Kathy Marchione, who represents the Hoosick Falls area, wouldn't say whether Republican state senators felt pressured to hold hearings into the region's water quality. 

"I can't answer for the conference," she said to reporters in Defreestville, about 30 miles southwest of the town, when asked if her colleagues made the decision in light of the growing call. 

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Governor Cuomo’s Administration is facing greater scrutiny over handling of the Hoosick Falls water crisis. In recent days a Congressional committee opened an inquiry, and both the state Assembly and Senate will hold hearings.