April 1,201 | Watershed Post
“It’s a sad day for the Catskill Park,” said Ramsay Adams, the executive director of Catskill Mountainkeeper and the co-chair of the Catskill Park Coalition, which spearheaded the lobbying effort. “One of the great gems of New York State is just completely ignored again.” Despite months of fierce lobbying in Albany, advocates for the Catskills region of New York did not convince lawmakers to earmark a package of funds for the Catskill Park in the 2016-2017 New York state budget, which was hammered into agreement in the wee hours of Friday, April 1. Read more here
March 8, 2016 | The Daily Star
The lawsuit, filed by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, argues that FERC is too intertwined with the industry it regulates to make it capable of making fair decisions, and is infected with so much structural bias that the constitutional right of due process is being violated.On Monday, the Second Circuit consolidated the lawsuit brought by Pace with one brought by Earthjustice on behalf of Catskill Mountainkeeper, which has made similar allegations about the FERC process. Read More Here
February 17, 2016 | Times Union
Opponents of the Constitution natural gas pipeline on Thursday urged Gov.Andrew Cuomo to block the project by denying necessary water pollution permits from the Department of Environmental Conservation. Read more here.
February 10, 2016|TimesHerald-Record
On Tuesday, Feb. 9, dozens of organizations that comprise the Catskill Park Coalition traveled to Albany to meet with legislators and representatives of Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ask that $5 million of state funding be allocated to the Catskill Park as a first installment in an ongoing campaign to expand the recreational and economic value of this extraordinary preserve. Read more: