Environmentalists are relying on a century-old state law to derail the construction of a new petroleum pipeline proposed to run through the Lower Hudson Valley.
A coalition of conservation groups want to use the, first passed in 1909, to stop Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings LLCs proposal to build two parallel running pipelines 178 miles between Albany and Linden, New Jersey.
Withers added: "I know people were upset about how the ballpark got here but quite frankly its here and we have to find a source of economic revenue to support the stability of the ballpark." The RLDC is paying off a 25-year bond that financed the stadium, even though voters rejected a financing plan during an earlier referendum.Her campaign, Falciglia noted, also received ,000 from Joseph and Esther Markowitz and companies linked to their Monsey address.The Markowitzes' names were on checks an undercover FBI agent used in a 2012 sting operation to make illegal campaign contributions to then-New York City Councilman Dan Halloran's congressional campaign." Read the complete Journal News story here.Scenic's tax delinquency on about 180 acres dates back to at least 2013, county officials said.The developer agreed to pay back the money in installments but payments stopped in October, County Attorney Thomas Humbach said.The amount it owes is expected to swell to about 0,000 when tax records are updated in the next few weeks.Humbach said the county had decided to initiate foreclosure proceedings against non-residential property owners after two years, as is allowable under state law." Read the complete Journal News coverage here.Robert Rhodes, chairman of Preserve Ramapo, which sued unsuccessfully to block the stadium, said St.Lawrence was using the same tactics of going behind the backs of the taxpayers to push the latest plan through.Legislator Charles Falciglia said he is requesting the probe because Eisenpress's campaign received near maximum contributions from more than 20 individuals and companies during a four-day period.The majority of those donors never previously donated to a candidate.