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  • Elected Officials to Protect New York
    30 day comment period precludes local governments from expressing the concerns of the citizens we are elected to represent It s nearly impossible for local governments to schedule meetings to dissect and discuss the potential health impacts of hydraulic fracturing with the holidays in the middle of the period and the constraints on local governments to follow proper procedure in regard to Open Meetings Laws Local governments have been working diligently to prepare in concert with their constituents in case fracking is approved in the state Mayor Kevin Millar of the Village of Owego in Tioga County explained The Village of Owego passed a moratorium on natural gas exploration extraction and support activities in 2012 The village board took this action so that we can review our comprehensive plan and if needed alter our zoning law in order to protect our residents and infrastructure from the heavy industrial activity that accompanies gas drilling and support services We have hired a planning firm to assist us in this work We re trying to respond thoughtfully and responsibly but the 30 day comment period precludes us from commenting on these very critical regulations that we will have to live with if fracking is allowed Town of Caroline Deputy Supervisor Dominic Frongillo said This is about good government At a bare minimum local government elected officials and the public need 90 days to comment on the revised regulations Tompkins County Legislature Chair Martha Robertson highlighted a January 2 letter from DEC Commissioner Joe Martens to Dan Fitzsimmons of the Joint Landowners Coalition of New York That letter written at the behest of Governor Cuomo in response to the Coalition s concerns about delay in the decision making explained the DEC s process over the next two months I find it revealing that the Landowners Coalition has gotten this attention and response from the Governor through the Commissioner We have written Governor Cuomo four letters since June asking for a meeting in each letter and have gotten no response from his office EOPNY represents 565 local elected officials from every county in the state EOPNY signatories serve on legislative bodies that represent 13 461 888 New Yorkers or 69 of the state s population When will we hear from the Governor A short 30 day comment period in the midst of the holidays stifles public participation on an already confusing and backwards process The regulations were released prior to the state s completion of the environmental review the SGEIS and a health review which itself suffers from undue secrecy The elected officials reiterated concerns that Elected Officials to Protect New York detailed in a December 3 2012 letter to Governor Cuomo Commissioner Martens and Department of Health commissioner Shah about the secrecy and lack of public participation and exclusion of medical and scientific experts in the state s health review The December 3 letter states To reiterate our core concern about the recent developments the DEC has released revised regulations prior to completion of

    Original URL path: http://www.nyelectedofficials.org/elected-officials-question-comment-period-on-fracking-regulations-and-lack-of-public-participation-in-review-of-frackings-health-impacts/ (2016-04-25)
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  • Elected Officials to Protect New York
    state s Open Meetings Law most local governments will be unable to respond at all to these critical regulations under the current 30 day comment period Here is our open letter Here is our letter from December 3 that calls for the health review to be made public and opened for public participation which this letter references This request is about good governments and public participation This short comment period especially during a period of major religious and national holidays is inadequate for any reasonable public review of such extensive regulations About Elected Officials to Protect NY www NYElectedOfficials org Representing more than 550 local elected officials from all 62 New York State counties Elected Officials to Protect New York is a nonpartisan geographically diverse group of local elected officials representing cities towns villages and counties across New York who are committed to protecting our great state The group believes that prior to making a decision about fracking at a minimum Governor Cuomo must do a comprehensive health impact assessment a thorough socioeconomic impact assessment that considers all potentially negative impacts and a revised and properly thorough study of cumulative impacts The initiative launched in June 2012 to bring concerns

    Original URL path: http://www.nyelectedofficials.org/frackingandgoodgovt/ (2016-04-25)
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  • Elected Officials to Protect New York
    Hits Elected Officials to Protect New York Release Letter Calling for Transparency and Public Participation in State s Fracking Review PDF of Press Release PDF of Letter to Governor Cuomo Comissioners Martens and Shah Syracuse On Monday December 3 at 2 00 PM Elected Officials to Protect New York representing Read More Is Fracking Worth It 525 Local Elected Officials Have Doubts Post Date November 13 2012 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category In the News Press Releases Share Press Release for November 13 2012 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Dominic Frongillo gmail com IS FRACKING WORTH IT 525 LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS HAVE DOUBTS Elected Officials to Protect New York Held Albany Press Conference Detailing Negative Socio Economic Impacts of Fracking Full Press Release Available Here DOCX Format Accompanying Release Documents Available Here PDF Format Albany NY On Tuesday November 13 at 12 00 PM Elected Officials to Protect New York held a press conference detailing the negative socio economic impacts of fracking They also announced that Elected Officials to Protect New York now represents Read More Post Date June 04 2012 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category In the News

    Original URL path: http://www.nyelectedofficials.org/category/press-releases/page/2/ (2016-04-25)
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  • Elected Officials to Protect New York
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement on Governor s NY Sun Investment Statement from Susan Zimet New Paltz Town Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect NY a bipartisan group of 750 local elected officials from all 62 New York counties In response to the news today that Governor Cuomo awarded 54 million to fund large scale solar projects across New York State New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet said On behalf of the Town of New Paltz and Elected Officials to Protect New York representing 750 local elected officials from Read More Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Post Date March 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release March 6 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo dominic frongillo gmail com 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Statement by Dominic Frongillo Town of Caroline Deputy Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect New York Representing more than 600 local elected officials from every county in New York State Elected Officials to Protect New York applauds the New York State Assembly for its leadership on a moratorium on fracking in order that the health impacts can be adequately considered prior to a decision whether to allow fracking Read More Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Post Date February 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6 2013 Contact Martha Robertson 607 592 3119 mrobertson tompkins co org Word Document of the Release Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Electeds Officials Cite Fracking as Unfunded Mandate Reveal Communications with the Governor s Office and DEC Deliver Letter to Governor Cuomo Discrediting Speculated Ten to Forty Well Demonstration Project Albany On the heels of a statement from the New York State Association of Counties calling fracking a new mandate and questioning how fracking will impact municipal budgets Elected Officials to Protect Read More Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking Post Date February 04 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release Press Release for February 4 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Dominic Frongillo gmail com Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking As Fracking Deadline Closes In Elected Officials to Protect New York Hold Press Conference Detailing True Costs of Fracking and Calling on Governor Cuomo for Transparency Rochester On Monday February 4 at 12 00 PM Rochester City Councilmembers and other members of Elected Officials to Protect New York EOPNY held a press conference which included Rochester City Councilmember Matt Haag Rochester City Councilmember Elaine Spaull Rochester City Read

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement on Governor s NY Sun Investment Statement from Susan Zimet New Paltz Town Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect NY a bipartisan group of 750 local elected officials from all 62 New York counties In response to the news today that Governor Cuomo awarded 54 million to fund large scale solar projects across New York State New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet said On behalf of the Town of New Paltz and Elected Officials to Protect New York representing 750 local elected officials from Read More Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Post Date March 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release March 6 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo dominic frongillo gmail com 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Statement by Dominic Frongillo Town of Caroline Deputy Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect New York Representing more than 600 local elected officials from every county in New York State Elected Officials to Protect New York applauds the New York State Assembly for its leadership on a moratorium on fracking in order that the health impacts can be adequately considered prior to a decision whether to allow fracking Read More Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Post Date February 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6 2013 Contact Martha Robertson 607 592 3119 mrobertson tompkins co org Word Document of the Release Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Electeds Officials Cite Fracking as Unfunded Mandate Reveal Communications with the Governor s Office and DEC Deliver Letter to Governor Cuomo Discrediting Speculated Ten to Forty Well Demonstration Project Albany On the heels of a statement from the New York State Association of Counties calling fracking a new mandate and questioning how fracking will impact municipal budgets Elected Officials to Protect Read More Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking Post Date February 04 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release Press Release for February 4 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Dominic Frongillo gmail com Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking As Fracking Deadline Closes In Elected Officials to Protect New York Hold Press Conference Detailing True Costs of Fracking and Calling on Governor Cuomo for Transparency Rochester On Monday February 4 at 12 00 PM Rochester City Councilmembers and other members of Elected Officials to Protect New York EOPNY held a press conference which included Rochester City Councilmember Matt Haag Rochester City Councilmember Elaine Spaull Rochester City Read

    Original URL path: http://www.nyelectedofficials.org/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nyelectedofficials.org%2Fin-the-news%2F&format=xml (2016-04-25)
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement on Governor s NY Sun Investment Statement from Susan Zimet New Paltz Town Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect NY a bipartisan group of 750 local elected officials from all 62 New York counties In response to the news today that Governor Cuomo awarded 54 million to fund large scale solar projects across New York State New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet said On behalf of the Town of New Paltz and Elected Officials to Protect New York representing 750 local elected officials from Read More Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Post Date March 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release March 6 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo dominic frongillo gmail com 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Statement by Dominic Frongillo Town of Caroline Deputy Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect New York Representing more than 600 local elected officials from every county in New York State Elected Officials to Protect New York applauds the New York State Assembly for its leadership on a moratorium on fracking in order that the health impacts can be adequately considered prior to a decision whether to allow fracking Read More Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Post Date February 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6 2013 Contact Martha Robertson 607 592 3119 mrobertson tompkins co org Word Document of the Release Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Electeds Officials Cite Fracking as Unfunded Mandate Reveal Communications with the Governor s Office and DEC Deliver Letter to Governor Cuomo Discrediting Speculated Ten to Forty Well Demonstration Project Albany On the heels of a statement from the New York State Association of Counties calling fracking a new mandate and questioning how fracking will impact municipal budgets Elected Officials to Protect Read More Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking Post Date February 04 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release Press Release for February 4 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Dominic Frongillo gmail com Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking As Fracking Deadline Closes In Elected Officials to Protect New York Hold Press Conference Detailing True Costs of Fracking and Calling on Governor Cuomo for Transparency Rochester On Monday February 4 at 12 00 PM Rochester City Councilmembers and other members of Elected Officials to Protect New York EOPNY held a press conference which included Rochester City Councilmember Matt Haag Rochester City Councilmember Elaine Spaull Rochester City Read

    Original URL path: http://www.nyelectedofficials.org/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nyelectedofficials.org%2Fcontact-us%2F (2016-04-25)
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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement on Governor s NY Sun Investment Statement from Susan Zimet New Paltz Town Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect NY a bipartisan group of 750 local elected officials from all 62 New York counties In response to the news today that Governor Cuomo awarded 54 million to fund large scale solar projects across New York State New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet said On behalf of the Town of New Paltz and Elected Officials to Protect New York representing 750 local elected officials from Read More Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Post Date March 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release March 6 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo dominic frongillo gmail com 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Statement by Dominic Frongillo Town of Caroline Deputy Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect New York Representing more than 600 local elected officials from every county in New York State Elected Officials to Protect New York applauds the New York State Assembly for its leadership on a moratorium on fracking in order that the health impacts can be adequately considered prior to a decision whether to allow fracking Read More Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Post Date February 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6 2013 Contact Martha Robertson 607 592 3119 mrobertson tompkins co org Word Document of the Release Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Electeds Officials Cite Fracking as Unfunded Mandate Reveal Communications with the Governor s Office and DEC Deliver Letter to Governor Cuomo Discrediting Speculated Ten to Forty Well Demonstration Project Albany On the heels of a statement from the New York State Association of Counties calling fracking a new mandate and questioning how fracking will impact municipal budgets Elected Officials to Protect Read More Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking Post Date February 04 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release Press Release for February 4 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Dominic Frongillo gmail com Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking As Fracking Deadline Closes In Elected Officials to Protect New York Hold Press Conference Detailing True Costs of Fracking and Calling on Governor Cuomo for Transparency Rochester On Monday February 4 at 12 00 PM Rochester City Councilmembers and other members of Elected Officials to Protect New York EOPNY held a press conference which included Rochester City Councilmember Matt Haag Rochester City Councilmember Elaine Spaull Rochester City Read

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement on Governor s NY Sun Investment Statement from Susan Zimet New Paltz Town Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect NY a bipartisan group of 750 local elected officials from all 62 New York counties In response to the news today that Governor Cuomo awarded 54 million to fund large scale solar projects across New York State New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet said On behalf of the Town of New Paltz and Elected Officials to Protect New York representing 750 local elected officials from Read More Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Post Date March 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release March 6 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo dominic frongillo gmail com 607 351 7478 Elected Officials to Protect New York Statement about NYS Assembly Fracking Moratorium Statement by Dominic Frongillo Town of Caroline Deputy Supervisor on behalf of Elected Officials to Protect New York Representing more than 600 local elected officials from every county in New York State Elected Officials to Protect New York applauds the New York State Assembly for its leadership on a moratorium on fracking in order that the health impacts can be adequately considered prior to a decision whether to allow fracking Read More Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Post Date February 06 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6 2013 Contact Martha Robertson 607 592 3119 mrobertson tompkins co org Word Document of the Release Elected Officials to Protect NY Declares Fracking a New Unfunded Mandate Electeds Officials Cite Fracking as Unfunded Mandate Reveal Communications with the Governor s Office and DEC Deliver Letter to Governor Cuomo Discrediting Speculated Ten to Forty Well Demonstration Project Albany On the heels of a statement from the New York State Association of Counties calling fracking a new mandate and questioning how fracking will impact municipal budgets Elected Officials to Protect Read More Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking Post Date February 04 2013 Comments 0 Comments Author Elected Officials to Protect NY Category Press Releases Share For Immediate Release Press Release for February 4 2013 Contact Dominic Frongillo 607 351 7478 Dominic Frongillo gmail com Rochester City Councilmembers and Local Officials among 600 Elected Officials Raising Concerns about True Costs of Fracking As Fracking Deadline Closes In Elected Officials to Protect New York Hold Press Conference Detailing True Costs of Fracking and Calling on Governor Cuomo for Transparency Rochester On Monday February 4 at 12 00 PM Rochester City Councilmembers and other members of Elected Officials to Protect New York EOPNY held a press conference which included Rochester City Councilmember Matt Haag Rochester City Councilmember Elaine Spaull Rochester City Read

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