"Some of what we recommend falls into the category of changing our philosophical approach to planning and development--becoming proactive rather than reactive." Town of Hurley Comprehensive Plan-Action Steps, Page 1x
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Ulster County Legislature Passes Pilgrim Pipeline Resolution
On Tuesday evening February 18th, the Ulster County Legislature made history by becoming the first county in New York State to pass the resolution opposing The Pilgrim Pipelines. The near-unanimous vote came in at 22 to 1.
The Daily Freeman reported details: See link below to read the full article.
The legislator from Esopus, Carl Belfiglio, (R) was particularly eloquent in voicing his opposition. Strong Republican and Democratic support demonstrates that there is no red or blue drinking water. Pilgrim was invited to send a representative, but told Peter Loughran, the Chair of the Energy & Environment Committee, they chose not to attend the Ulster County Legislature meeting.
Town Board Promises To Consider Banning The Use Of Waste Brine
At the September Board Meeting Supervisor Bellows stated that a resolution to ban the use of oil/gas drilling waste brine as a deicer on town roads would be taken up at the October meeting.
Town Board Sees No Need to Ban Fracking
Town Agenda Meeting: Tuesday, Feb 17, 6:00 PM
Town Board Meeting: Monday, Feb 23, 7:00 PM
Location: Town Hall,
Board Sees No Current Need For Fracking Moratorium
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