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Rosendale town board mulls Williams Lake DEIS response

The Rosendale town council made a 30-minute discussion at the June 8th regular meeting, deliberating local municipal response to Williams Lake. A voluminous Site Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) application is pending approval before the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). “We’re not going to have final comments that are a consensus of the entire town […]

Factions clash at Williams Lake DEIS hearing

“Pros” outnumbered the “cons” five-to-one at Monday night’s Williams Lake Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) hearing, held June 6th, 2011 at SUNY Ulster’s Quimby Auditorium in Stone Ridge. The general public supports a new hotel at Binnewater. The hearing was held under the auspices of New York’s Site Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) proceedings, a […]

Williams Lake Debate: Environmental Protection or Family Feud?

Tuesday night’s public hearing at SUNY Ulster’s Quimby Auditorium is gearing up to be the longest governmental meeting in recent memory. The comments begin at 4pm on June 6th, and are scheduled to continue eight full hours until midnight. Written comments will be accepted for 60 days. DEC is the lead agency to consider the […]