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Upstate Official Rips City's Treatment of Watershed

Monday, January 02, 2012

A county executive in the Catskills says New York City is acting like an "occupying nation" in communities within its upstate watershed, polluting waterways, flooding homes and paying too little in taxes as it maintains the purity of its water supply.

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Stucknation: Hurricane Irene Damage Amplified by Decades of Bad Infrastructure Policy

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Hurricane Irene graphically illustrated how thousands of bad local landuse decisions, when hit by a storm the size of Europe, can all help produce a "natural disaster" with continental consequences.

-Bob Hennelly, Stucknation columnist

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