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.

Alternative energy is on the rise

Speakers at the Rochester Beacon’s April 21 online event say wind, solar and hydrogen fuel cells could overtake fossil fuels in the not-too-distant future.