New York

PFAS Taints Upper Hudson Valley

For Immediate Release: Saturday, March 14, 2020 Contact: Kevin Bell (240) 247-0298 New York State Must Act to Close Toxic Landfill Washington, DC — PEER urged the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday to close a toxic landfill that...

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...
BLOG: WOTUS Redefinition: New York

BLOG: 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

Peace Bridge Proponents Illegally Jump the Gun Pre-Approval Engineering & Construction Done on U.S./Canada Crossing Expansion Washington, DC — Sponsors of a major expansion of the Peace Bridge international border crossing illegally spent taxpayer dollars on...

Peace Bridge Illegally Evaded Full Environmental Review

Peace Bridge Illegally Evaded Full Environmental Review Assessment of U.S./Canada Crossing Expansion Violates Federal Data Quality Law Washington, DC — The critical official assessment allowing a major expansion of the Peace Bridge international border crossing to...