Out of the loop on Ashokan releases

June 04, 2012 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Recently the state DEC fined New York City’s Department of Environmental Protection $1.55 million for releases of turbid water from the Ashokan Reservoir that caused massive erosion, leading to environmental and property damage around the Esopus Creek last year. But Saugerties supervisor Kelly Myers sees the acronym-on-acronym fine as a backroom deal that didn’t take into account any input from the communities hurt by the releases.
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