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MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW STORM TODAY INTO TONIGHT

Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England today into tonight as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Any mix will quickly change to snow, and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering overnight.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility today/tonight  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page

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NY comptroller urges brownfields cleanup overhaul

By MICHAEL VIRTANEN / Associated Press

ALBANY -- New York's comptroller is calling for an overhaul of state programs for restoring thousands of abandoned and contaminated industrial sites.
 
The recommendation comes after the state spent nearly $1 billion over two decades to clean up about 400 of the brownfields.
 
Cleanup projects typically take years to finish, with developers qualifying for tax credits afterward. Key program provisions expire in 2015.
 
In a report to be issued Monday, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says the state may incur another $3.3 billion in costs from the tax credits over the next few years.
 
The report calls for limiting tax incentives while extending liability protections and streamlining regulations for developers.
 
The Department of Environmental Conservation, which administers the program, says it's working with stakeholders to improve it.



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