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Our public statement and letter to the DEC on the subject of the Belleayre Resort: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Attn: Mr. Daniel Whitehead 21 South Putt Corner Road New Paltz, NY 12561 May 2, 2013 Dear Mr. … Continue reading
A year and a half ago, Stanley Fish, who is a part-time resident of Andes, wrote a beautiful column about how the community had come together to question the wisdom of fracking in our magical little town. (You can read … Continue reading
The Town of Andes passes ban on heavy industry – aka fracking! The Andes Town Board cast a momentous vote to ban heavy industry, and therefore High Volume Hydraulic Fracture gas drilling (aka fracking). The Andes Town Board reviewed the … Continue reading
We have, now, less than thirty days to comment on the proposed draft fracking regulations from the DEC. Cuomo has pushed for this to move quickly, in spite of a woefully inadequate health review. This could allow fracking in New … Continue reading
For years people have been talking about ‘saving the family farm.’ Equity Trust is an organization that uses a variety of tools to do just that, and create an economy that works for everyone. Twenty years ago, Equity Trust started by … Continue reading
Check out this great video by area filmmaker Jessica Vecchione about the birth of REAL NYS — The Responsible Associated Landowners of New York State. More info at REALNYS.COM.
Lake Woebegone has Garrison Keillor, and Delaware County has Stanley Fish… There is lots afoot here in Andes and beyond… Click here to read more!
Our deepest thanks and appreciation to all who have helped create the Andes Rail Trail, especially Ann Roberti, for her untiring leadership and vision, Supervisor Marty Donnelly for his extraordinary commitment and support, the folks from NY Parks and Trails … Continue reading
Regional Economic Development Plan Public Participation The MARK Project, in collaboration with the Catskill Center, Central Catskill Chamber and several municipalities, has contracted with the firm of Community Planning & Environmental Associates and E. M. Pemrick, and have been working hard … Continue reading