Leaf blowers: out of gas?

More than 100 U.S. cities and towns now prohibit or limit the use of gas-powered leaf blowers. In Albany, two statewide bills are pending. What’s behind the recent moves against these devices?

An Earth Day birthday

Greenovation, a secondhand and environmentally conscious thrift store, celebrates its 10th anniversary this weekend with deals and entertainment.

Revisiting Plan 2014

An expedited review of the controversial Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River outflow regulations is under way. Could it lead to flood relief for the shoreline in the Rochester region?

Answers in the ice

Research teams in the United States and Canada recently participated in the unprecedented Winter Grab, an effort to preserve the Great Lakes.

RIT taking part in energy storage initiative

Through its Battery Prototyping Center, the university will be part of New Energy New York, a state hub for new battery innovation, manufacturing, and workforce development led by SUNY Binghamton.

The crypto cloud over Seneca Lake

The Greenidge Generating Station on the lake’s western shore is using enormous amounts of energy to mine cryptocurrency. The environmental stakes are high.