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AmeriScan

NEW YORK: First to Protect Birds, Bees From Neonic Pesticides

ALBANY, New York, January 30, 2024 (ENS) – New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed into law first-in-the-nation legislation to protect birds and bees from toxic neonicotinoid pesticides used on outdoor ornamental plants and turfs, and the seeds of corn, soybeans and wheat. This law is the first in the United States to limit neonicotinoid coating on seeds. […]

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Energy

U.S. Offshore Wind Power Development in Turmoil

RICHMOND, Virginia, November 15, 2023 (ENS) – Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, the European supplier that leads the global market for offshore wind turbines, has suspended plans to build a US$200 million turbine blade factory at Virginia’s Portsmouth Marine Terminal, a major container port. […]

At Risk

Hurricane Ida Survivors Get Help for Power, Home Restoration

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, September 3, 2021 (ENS) – At least 66 people across nine U.S. states have died due to Ida in her various phases from Category 4 hurricane when it struck Louisiana on August 29 to tropical depression blowing out into the Atlantic Ocean east of New England on September 2 . […]

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Health

New York State Recruits Army of Virus Contact Tracers

ALBANY, New York, May 4, 2020 (ENS) – Amid the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic that has hit New York harder than any other state, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that New York’s contact tracing pilot program, with leadership from former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, will begin in the coming weeks. […]