|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 10 Jun 2008 20:21:06 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-BIF] Grannis urges New York state legislative changes|
DEC commissioner urges fix for pollution cleanup program By Tom Wanamaker Catskill Daily Mail (NY) June 9, 2008ALBANY - Environmental activists are pushing for action on reforming New York's brownfield cleanup laws before the end of the legislative session in two weeks.
At a press conference in Albany Monday, advocates joined Alexander B. "Pete" Grannis, commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation, in voicing support for Program Bill 51, Gov. David A. Paterson's proposed legislation to revamp the state's current, and largely ineffective, brownfield remediation statutes.
"We must reform the brownfield cleanup program to make it smarter, more effective and more accountable to taxpayers," Grannis said. "The goal is to target limited public dollars for the best use and the best return."
... For the entire article, see http://www.thedailymail.net/articles/2008/06/09/news/news4.txt -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Brownfields mailing list Brownfields@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/brownfields-cpeo.org
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