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Town of Seneca Falls appears in court over proposed Ludovico Sculpture Trail sewer line

Town of Seneca Falls appears in court over proposed Ludovico Sculpture Trail sewer line

Members of the Seneca Falls Town Board never needed to actually read the resolutions they adopted this past Spring for a sewer line project requiring the use of eminent domain, the town’s special counsel told a panel of appellate justices Thursday. Instead, the board properly relied on its engineering and legal experts for guidance in picking the Frank J. Ludovico Sculpture Trail along the New York State Canal ...
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing CAFO regulation, HABs, and politics of Greenidge (podcast)

This week on The Debrief Peter Mantius, founder of The Water Front, whose reporting is featured on FingerLakes1.com, joins Josh Durso to discuss a number of important, pressing political and environmental issues that have been grabbing headlines in the last several weeks. Watch the entire program below, or listen to the audio only version in the media player at the bottom of this story. Topics to be discussed on ...
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Carcinogenic chemicals plaguing Hoosick Falls rampant at Seneca Army Depot

Groundwater drawn from three sites at the former Seneca Army Depot is contaminated with the potent carcinogens PFOA and PFOS at levels of up to 1,327 times the federal health advisory limit. Officials do not yet know the extent of the plumes of underground pollution, but the state Department of Environmental Conservation said the U.S. Army will begin additional “site investigation” in the early spring. Despite the potential ...
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Kocher rules that Greenidge permits were issued properly by DEC

Kocher rules that Greenidge permits were issued properly by DEC

Permits granted to Greenidge Generation LLC for the withdrawal and discharge of water by its power plant in Dresden were properly issued by the state Department of Environmental Conservation, a Yates County Supreme Court judge has concluded. In a ruling issued Nov. 8, Judge William Kocher dismissed in its entirety a civil suit filed by the Sierra Club and others that challenged the legality of the 2017 water permits. The ...
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