New York

New York Public Record Laws

Citations Freedom of Information Law, Article 6, Sections 84-90 (http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html) Exemptions to Disclosure An agency may deny access to records or portions thereof that are: Trade secrets or are submitted to an agency by a commercial enterprise...
WOTUS Redefinition: New York

WOTUS Redefinition: New York

Impact of proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) redefinition on wetlands and waters in New York: a case study The Trump Administration’s draconian proposal to redefine waters of the United States will wreak havoc on the wetlands and waters of New York. Given that New...

PEACE BRIDGE PROPONENTS ILLEGALLY JUMP THE GUN

Washington, DC — Sponsors of a major expansion of the Peace Bridge international border crossing illegally spent taxpayer dollars on design and construction work before finalizing a mandatory federal environmental review, according to a request for investigation filed...

PEACE BRIDGE ILLEGALLY EVADED FULL ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

Washington, DC — The critical official assessment allowing a major expansion of the Peace Bridge international border crossing to escape full environmental scrutiny took wildly improper liberties with the facts and must be withdrawn, according to a complaint filed...

PREVENTING ANOTHER 9/11 FIRST RESPONDERS TRAGEDY

Washington, DC — On September 11, 2001, “First Responders” to the World Trade Center conflagration and nearby residents waded into dust so corrosive that it resulted in chemical burns to their respiratory system.  These New York City police and...