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Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Fred LeBrun, Times Union columnist, Explains: Gov. Coumo’s recent step towards allowing Fracking in “certain parts” of NY State

In last Sunday’s Times-Union, columnist Fred LeBrun wrote a column that makes clear his analysis of Governor Cuomo’s recently leaked plan to allow Hydrofracking in “certain areas” of New Your State. It’s well worth the read, and as far as I am concerned hits the target right in the center–especially the last paragraph. Even if …

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Town Board Meeting, June 18, 2012

  My Notes on the Town Board Meeting of June 18, 2012 The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM by Supervisor Roy Brown.  Attending were Board members Mike Mortenson, Don Westmore & Joel Craig and Town Clerk, Charlene Diehl. Joan Snyder was absent. The minutes of the prior meeting were approved unanimously. The …

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Times Union view on Fracking

Editorial from the Times Union, June 17,2012 Safe? Then put fracking to a test June 17, 2012 at 5:01 am by TU Editorial Board Our opinion: If the state thinks fracking could be done safely, it should test its assumptions before deciding whether to open the floodgates. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is right that New York is …

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Special Workshop Meeting of the Town Board, June 4, 2012

My notes on the Town Board Workshop Meeting June 4,2012. The Town Board held a workshop meeting designed to offer an opportunity to discuss certain issues before the Board in an informal way. Because of scheduling problems, two Board Members, Joan Snyder and Mike Mortenson were absent, and the Supervisor, Roy Brown, and Board Members …

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