Web Sites and Link
Concerned Citizens of Cattaraugus County, Inc.An environmental and health watchdog organization in rural western New York. Website includes news and information on landfills, incinerators, and waste-related issues statewide.
Environmental AdvocatesWatchdog group on environmental issues affecting New York. Safeguarding public health and preserving natural heritage through advocacy, coalition building, citizen education and policy development.
New York Geology Resource ForumGuide to internet information and other resources on state geology.
New York Rural Water AssociationNot-for-profit organization assisting the formation and operation of rural water and wastewater systems. Includes technical bulletins, archived issues of Aquafacts magazine, membership benefits, and other news and information.
New York State Department of Environmental ConservationFeatures agency that protects New York State's environment and managing natural resources.
New York State EnvironmentOfficial state page with links for policies, parks and tourist information.
The Hudson River PCB ControversyHigh school students from Dutchess County in the Hudson Valley tackled issues surrounding proposals to dredge the Hudson River to remove PCBs (poly-chlorinated biphenyls) from the ecosysytem.
The New York State Biodiversity ClearinghouseInformation about the state's plants and animals and their ecological habitats, with links to related resources.