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Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 5: how New York’s lead environmental agency acted as a private lobbyist for NYCO Minerals, Inc, to assist the mining company in an amendment to mine the Forest Preserve

This is the last article in a 5-part series on possible amendments in 2020 to Article 14, Section 1, of the NYS Constitution, the famed forever wild provision. This article looks back at the amendment [...]

2020-07-06T07:36:34-04:00July 6, 2020|

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 4: an overview of the issues entangled in a possible amendment for Cathead Mountain in southern Hamilton County

This is the fourth article in a series that looks at three possible constitutional amendments to Article 14, Section 1 that are being debated in 2020. This article looks at the issue of utilizing Forest [...]

2020-07-06T07:34:24-04:00July 2, 2020|

Two months after Memorial Day and the re-opening of the North Country, COVID-19 rates remain low

Updated July 28, 2020 Since the state's first documented case on March 1st, Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to all corners of New York State. As of state reporting through July 27th there were 412,878 confirmed [...]

2020-07-28T16:01:30-04:00July 2, 2020|

Debate over amendments to Article 14 in the NYS Constitution in 2020, Part 3: amendment is needed to remove the former state prison at Camp Gabriels from the Forest Preserve

Protect the Adirondacks has reviewed the options for the future of the Camp Gabriels complex, a former state prison in the Town of Brighton in Franklin County in the northern Adirondack Park. The site is [...]

2020-07-01T20:35:04-04:00July 1, 2020|
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