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‘Yes’ can boost Adirondack region

October 30, 2013

The Adirondacks are New York’s environmental jewel, a vacation destination for people from across our state, and home to tens of thousands of people who work and raise their families here....

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Oct-31-13 10:25 PM

Excuse me Umberto but are you sure you are on the right site?

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Oct-31-13 8:44 PM

So we're opening the door to our most pristine area to corporations for what, a mono-cultural tree farm where old-growth forest used to stand? What kind of extortion did they use to get that deal? Or was it just a flat-out bribe, aka lobbying?

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Oct-31-13 8:57 AM

hey joew, could you call subways mines ? i mean they are tunnels with people in them. The trains discharge their passenegers. The ore of the city.

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Oct-31-13 8:49 AM

joew, judeye is probably having end of the world fits as she reads this. imagine mining mother earth ? oh no gals !

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Oct-30-13 11:11 AM

The NYCO Amendment will exchange 200 acres of state land adjacent to NYCO’s wollastonite mine (about 50 of which will be mined) for 1,500 acres, including two Class A trout streams, to be added to the Jay Mountain Wilderness.

The Township 40 Amendment addresses a century-old dispute about private/public ownership of land in the Forest Preserve. A couple of hundred residents gain clear title to their parcels, and in exchange contribute to a fund to buy land to be added to the Preserve.

Both are win-win propositions: vote “yes.”

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Oct-30-13 9:20 AM

OMG wait until Judeye hears that mining occurs in every county in NYS with the exception of NYC and the boroughs.

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Oct-30-13 8:46 AM

I have not heard of any protests over mining ! mining in NY! thats gotta be illegal. Cutting trees down? All this for a replacement mineral for asbestos. Hmmm, this sounds useful indeed. i will vote yes.

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