Duane tower caught in communication gap

Betty Little

February 24, 2010

Press Republican Staff Writer

February 24, 2010 03:28 am

DUANE — Adirondack Park Agency staff issued a permit for an 80-foot cell-phone tower in Duane that may not allow emergency officials to comply with international communication regulations.

And it seems to have come without the applicant's final review.

The Duane tower was in motion through APA when Verizon Wireless started looking to accommodate other carriers after a meeting with local officials and APA staff last month.

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