Issues: Miscellaneous

LOHUD: ‘GASLAND’ FILMMAKER, PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENTS TELL STATE LAWMAKERS IN KATONAH HYDROFRACKING REGULATION WON’T WORK

 

Written by: Brian J. Howard

KATONAH — Regulating hydraulic fracturing won’t work, filmmaker Josh Fox told lawmakers Monday, because they can only speculate about its actual impacts.

August 25, 2011
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TIMES UNION: FRACKING FOES DRILL NO-SHOW INDUSTRY

 

By Brian Nearing

Aug. 24–KATONAH — Opponents of natural gas hydrofracking turned out at a state hearing Tuesday on the issue, including the director of the documentary “Gasland.”

August 25, 2011
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EPOCH TIMES: SENATE HEARING AIMS TO ‘GET THE FACTS ON FRACKING’

 

By Zack Stieber

Activists and citizens criticize controversial natural gas drilling method

August 25, 2011
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LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE: SEN. BALL HAS FRACKING CONCERNS AFTER PA. TOUR

 

By Carol Moran

Following a tour of Pennsylvania communities affected by hydraulic fracturing, Sen. Greg Ball, D-Patterson, has scheduled a public hearing on the issue he’s calling “Getting the Facts on Fracking” on Tuesday in Katonah, Westchester County.

August 25, 2011
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NY POST: HEARING GETS A BIG ‘FRACK YOU’

 

By PERRY CHIARAMONTE and ERIK KRISS

Environmentalists dominated a Westchester public hearing yesterday on the controversial process of hydrofracking to tap upstate natural-gas supplies, as representatives of the energy industry refused to show up, claiming the deck was stacked against them.

August 25, 2011
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YNN: GAS COMPANIES BOUNCE ON BALL HEARING

 

As Sen. Greg Ball convenes his hearing on hydraulic fracturing today in Katonah, he won’t hear testimony from the natural gas industry.

August 25, 2011
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WNYT: INDUSTRY SKIPS HYDROFRACKING HEARING

 

By: Bill Lambdin

KATONAH - With the Cuomo administration moving quickly to allow hydrofracking in parts of New York, maybe the industry doesn’t think they need to court state senators.

August 25, 2011
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WAMC: SENATE DRILLING HEARING DRAWS CROWD IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY; INDUSTRY OFFICIALS BALK AT INVITATION TO ATTEND (WITH AUDIO)

 

KATONAH, NY (WAMC) - The debate over expanded natural gas exploration in New York shifted to an unusual spot Tuesday. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief attended a state hearing on the topic of hydraulic fracturing, which was held in Westchester County

August 25, 2011
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PRESS RELEASE: “GETTING THE FACTS ON FRACKING”

Senator Greg Ball Hosts Historic Hearing on Hydrofracking

August 25, 2011
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Senator Carlucci Creating Jobs Through the NYS Film Production Tax Credit Program

(Greenwood Lake, NY) Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Orange) met with Rob Reiner to discuss the production of a film Reiner is producing in Greenwood Lake and the benefits of production in New York State, in particular the New York State Film Production Tax Credit Program. 

“The New York State Film Production Tax Credit Program was developed to incentivize film producers to come to New York State to shoot their movies, and it is working,”  Senator Carlucci said.  “I am pleased that Rob Reiner has chosen Greenwood Lake to produce his latest film because it is creating local jobs and boosting the economy in the community.  When films are produced here, local businesses win.“

August 25, 2011
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Klein Praises EPA Decision to Drop Costly & Unnecessary Reservoir

Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx-Westchester), hailed the federal Environmental Protection Agency's recent decision to drop its mandate that a $1.6 billion cement dome be constructed over the Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers.

August 24, 2011
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ADDABBO’S FIRST ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE IS POSITIVE

 

35 Signed Up to Meet Local Goal of 30 Pints; 28 Pints Accepted for Donation

 

August 24, 2011
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Brocton breaks ground on wastewater facility expansion

August 24, 2011
By DIANE R. CHODAN OBSERVER Staff Writer , The OBSERVER

August 24, 2011
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Senator Alesi's 2011 Legislative Report

Please open the attached .PDF file to view the Legislative Report Senator Alesi sent out to his constituents this August highlighting the accomplishments of the New York State Senate in the areas of jobs, taxes, and economic development.

August 23, 2011
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Senator Alesi's Memorial Day Newsletter

Please open the attached .PDF file to view the newsletter Senator Alesi sent out to his constituents earlier in May 2011 in commemoration of Memorial Day.

August 23, 2011
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Statement from Senator Malcolm A. Smith Re: The Passing of the Honorable Dora Young

Statement from Senator Malcolm A. Smith Re: The Passing of the Honorable Dora Young  “I am deeply saddened over the loss of  one of the pioneers of Queens, a woman who was like a “surrogate mother” to me, Dora Young. She was a trailblazer as the first African American Woman to serve as Vice Chair and acting Chair of the Queens Democratic Organization. “She  served the community for almost four decades with great pride and distinction.

August 23, 2011
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Mobile Office Hours - Middle Village

Senator Addabbo will be available to answer constituent questions and concerns. No appointment is  necessary.

October 20, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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