Saturday, March 20, 2010

Is Their Wetland More Precious Than Ours?

This morning's Register-Star has an article about Stuyvesant's efforts to improve access to the river: "Crossing upgrades mean better river access locally." In the article, Stuyvesant Town Supervisor Valerie Bertram is quoted as saying, “DEC definitively said there will never be a connector road because of the wetland.” Bertram's statement raises the question: Is this the same DEC that issued a permit for O&G to develop an industrial haul road through a wetland, from the Holcim quarry in Greenport to Hudson's deep-water dock?

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