2009 News Coverage


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December 28, 2009
Watertown Daily Times - Support Christmas Seals, help fight against lung disease

December 20, 2009
Lower Hudson Journal News - Anti-smoking fight hurt by funding cuts

December 16, 2009
Staten Island Advance - Report: Island air not so bad after all 

December 15, 2009
City Hall - City Suffers As Albany and DC Defund Landmark Environmental Laws

December 15, 2009
Associated Press - NYC air study: High-traffic areas most polluted
December 13, 2009
Newsday - Don't be skimping on tobacco control
December 8, 2009
Albany Times Union - Tobacco control saves N.Y. money
November 25, 2009
Public News Service- Budget Shortfall “Endangers Lives” of 12 million New Yorkers

November 6, 2009
Newsday - State cigarette tax is a health issue

October 22, 2009
New York Post - Use Snus, You Lose

September 15, 2009
Ithaca Journal - Readers React:Two County Residents Against Smoking Ban

September 15, 2009
NY1 -City Divided on Plan To Butt Out Smoking From Parks

September 9, 2009
Adirondack Daily Enterprise - DEC Approves Statewide Ban on Open Burning

August 9, 2009
Schenectady Daily Gazette -Help for kids with asthma sought

July 19, 2009
Albany Times Union- N.Y. delegation fights tobacco

July 2, 2009
New York Times - Soil in the City

June 17, 2009
Associated Press - NY diesel vehicles must cut emissions

June 16, 2009
Poughkeepsie Journal -There are options to LOOP fare hikes

June 8, 2009
am New York -Air quality a concern at parks near busy streets

May 28, 2009
Albany Times Union - Burn ban to exclude brush, limbs

May 20, 2009
Newsday -Reaction positive to Obama fuel-efficiency proposal

May 20, 2009
Journal News - Rockland to get permanent air monitor

May 6, 2009
East Hampton Star -Bad Air in the County

May 1, 2009
Times Herald Record - Dismal air report shows the need for urgent actions

May 1, 2009
Adirondack Daily Enterprise - Report: Smog levels high in Essex and Franklin

April 30, 2009
Rochester D and C - Monroe County gets and "F" for air pollution levels

April 30, 2009
Kingston Daily Freeman - Local counties fail ozone tests

April 30, 2009
NY Daily News -City's High on National Bad-Air-Day List

April 30, 2009
Elmira Star Gazette - Chemung, Steuben get top marks for air quality

April 30, 2009
Watertown Daily Times - St. Lawrence County gets A on State of the Air scorecard

April 30, 2009
NY1 - Three City Counties Share State's Highest Particle Pollution

April 30, 2009
WGRZ - WNY Counties Get an "F" on Air Quality

April 30, 2009
WBNG - State of the Air 2009

April 30, 2009
WIVB - Failing grades for air quality

April 29, 2009
Albany Times Union - New rules expose ozone threat

April 29, 2009
Buffalo News - Report finds region’s unhealthy air remains among the worst in the state

April 29, 2009
Newsday - Report: Suffolk gets F for ozone levels; Nassau's unmonitored

April 29, 2009
Journal News - Report slams Lower Hudson Valley's air quality

April 29, 2009
Times-Herald Record - Region fares poorly in latest air quality report

April 29, 2009
Utica Observer-Dispatch - Lung group gives local air quality a C

April 29, 2009
Staten Island Advance - Staten Island's air quality remains awful

April 29, 2009
Schenectady Daily Gazette - 3 counties get failing grades for air quality

April 29, 2009
Mid-Hudson News - Hudson Valley counties receiving failing grades for ozone

April 22, 2009
WIVB - Assembly rejects cigarette bill

April 22, 2009
WROC - Cigarette Ban Delayed...For Now

April 22, 2009
WHEC - Local reaction to proposed cigarette ban 

April 9, 2009 
Ithaca Journal -Regulate tobacco industry  

April 8, 2009
Schenectady Daily Gazette - Regulation controlling tobacco products is a step in the right direction

April 2, 2009
Capital News 9 - Double whammy for those who ride the bus and smoke

March 27, 2009
Jamestown Post-Journal -Lung Association Disagrees With Outdoor Wood Boiler Claim
 
March 24, 2009

Journal News - RCC's campus smoking ban ignites debate

March 22, 2009
Schenectady Daily Gazette - Wood boilers debate heats up

February 11, 2009
Utica Observer Dispatch - Tobacco tax must be collected by state


February 8, 2009
NY Post - $10 a Pack! Now That's a Drag

January 23, 2009
Oneonta Daily Star -Don't heat schools with wood chips
 
January 22, 2009
Glens Falls Post Star -Group aims to ease asthma sufferers

January 21, 2009
Utica Observer Dispatch -Don't snuff out life-saving programs

January 21, 2009

Legislative Gazette - Mixed report for NY’s anti-smoking efforts

January 20, 2009
Money Times - Anti-smoking efforts going up in smoke in New York?

January 20, 2009
WENY-TV - New York Smoking Grade

January 19, 2009
Elmira Star Gazette - Anti-smoking group gives New York a mixed grade

January 15, 2009
Journal News -Lung Association gives state mixed reviews on smoking cessation