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Protect the Adirondacks calls on Governor Hochul To Release Adirondack Road Salt Reduction Task Force Report

Long delayed and overdue report needs to be released before new 2023-24 winter and road salt season begins. Protect the Adirondacks today called for Governor Kathy Hochul to release the long stalled Adirondack Road Salt [...]

2023-09-04T07:08:22-04:00August 31, 2023|

We need your help to get messages to Governor Kathy Hochul to sign the Anti-Wildlife Killing Contests bill into law

Public calls and messages needed on bill that prohibits Wildlife Killing Contests In June 2023, the State Legislature passed legislation carried by Deborah Glick, Chair of the Committee on Environmental Conservation and by Senator Timothy [...]

2023-08-30T07:55:25-04:00August 29, 2023|

Appeal is filed to White Lake Granite Quarry permit, seeking to overturn lower court decision

In early 2022, the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) issued a permit for the controversial new granite quarry mine in White Lake in the western Adirondack Park in the Town of Forestport, Oneida County. Area residents [...]

2023-09-04T12:10:08-04:00August 25, 2023|

PROTECT challenges Adirondack Park Agency’s failure to require Wetlands Permit and its decision to approve a Variance on longstanding controversial marina expansion on Lower Saranac Lake

Protect the Adirondacks filed a new lawsuit challenging the APA’s failure to require a Wetlands Permit, since the marina is located in wetlands, and challenges the APA’s new approval of a Variance for the marina [...]

2023-08-30T07:57:58-04:00August 14, 2023|

Carrying Capacity study needed for the Saranac Chain of Lakes

Assessing the carrying capacity of specific areas of the public Forest Preserve, especially lakes and ponds, has been a requirement of the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan for decades. Despite the plain language of [...]

2023-08-24T08:14:46-04:00August 14, 2023|

2023 Annual Members Meeting was a hit at the Adirondack Gateway at Frontier Town (Exit 29)

The 2023 Annual Members Meeting for Protect the Adirondacks was held on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at the Adirondack Gateway at Frontier Town (Exit 29). The day featured our business meeting on the state of [...]

2023-07-29T11:55:22-04:00July 24, 2023|

2023 Annual Membership Meeting on July 22, 2023 location has been changed to North Hudson, NY

Important Notice: Annual Meeting Location Has Been Changed. The location for the 2023 annual membership meeting of Protect the Adirondacks has been moved from the Visitor Interpretive Center in Newcomb to the Exit 29 (Adirondack [...]

2023-07-18T15:02:57-04:00July 11, 2023|

Governor Hochul must order the release of the Adirondack Road Salt Task Force Report

Road salt pollution in Adirondacks lakes has been well documented over the last three decades and spotlighted for political action over the last decade. Contamination of residential and small business drinking water wells in lands [...]

2023-07-12T12:35:31-04:00July 10, 2023|

Legislature passes bill to ban wildlife killing contests

New York State becomes the 9th state to ban wildlife killing contests On June 21, 2023, the NYS Assembly passed legislation carried by Deborah Glick, Chair of the Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation, to ban [...]

2023-06-22T11:03:32-04:00June 21, 2023|
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