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TORREY — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has given Greenidge Generation until January 2023 to install screens on a Seneca Lake intake pipe to prevent “fish mortality.”

RICHMOND — The public is invited to a virtual information session from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 27) on a state Department of Environmental Conservation plan to control phosphorus in Honeoye Lake.

GENEVA — Volunteer monitors from Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association found just one harmful algal bloom on Seneca Lake for the week ending Sept. 18.

I feel I am uniquely capable to speak on behalf of a condition known as anosmia (lack of olfaction), and perhaps this temporary condition of mine could offer insight into the smells of the local dump(s) around where I live. Perhaps none other than the topic of odor can all persons appreciate…

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SENECA FALLS — One of several new revisions to landfill regulations proposed by the state Department of Environmental Conservation is to prohibit new facilities, or expansion of existing ones, within 1,000 feet of a home or school.

GENEVA — Unlike the third week of monitoring for harmful algal blooms, volunteers found no HABs in Seneca Lake in the week that ended Aug. 28.

OVID — The town of Ovid is seeking state Department of Environmental Conservation approval to stabilize the south shore of Tommy Creek on South Townline Road.

CANANDAIGUA — The city of Canandaigua provides residential and commercial trash and recycling pickup as a taxpayer-funded service. However, city residents have had to buy their own trash containers or toters to place on the curbside for weekly pickup.

TORREY — Greenidge Generation officials have applied for two permits from the state Department of Environmental Conservation allowing it to install fish screens at the source of its cooling water intake.

There is a translucent energy wafting upon the summer’s breeze, a gentle caress atop heated skin. Welcoming. Cooling. A shimmer of sunlight dances off leaves and wildflowers. The grandeur of nature unfurls in the recurring play called life, with or without an audience. However, if one stops …

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SENECA FALLS — During a heated debate at the July 5 Town Board meeting, Supervisor Mike Ferrara offered to pay for board member Steve Churchill to collect and test a sample of Seneca Meadows Inc. leachate for PFAS.

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SENECA FALLS — The attorney for Waterloo Container and Waterloo property owner Dixie Lemmon says New York state should deny an application from Seneca Meadows Inc. to expand upward.

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SODUS POINT — The folks who live in this lakeside village know they’ve got it pretty good. They’re blessed with a scenic bay that on a summer day is filled with boaters and anglers, and they have a beach where thousands frolic each summer to cool off and relax in the sunshine.

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TORREY — While one group celebrated the state’s denial of an air permit renewal for Greenidge Generation LLC, another group blasted the decision Friday.

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SENECA FALLS –– A draft scoping document and environmental impact statement submitted by Seneca Meadows Inc. for a proposed infill expansion makes no mention of a town local law requiring the Salcman Road landfill to close in 2025.

SENECA — What should be the future of the Ontario County Landfill after 2028? Should it close when current capacity is reached and its current permit expires, as is planned? Or, should it be expanded into another 80 acres to the south and continue operating?