Public Meeting Schedule
Greenburgh Town Hall
West Nyack & Suffern
Hearings on April 23 and 24.
The NY Public Service Commission will hold public comment hearings regarding the rate increase United Water has applied for, to be held in Rockland.
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Temple Israel Center, White Plains
Energy needs and environmental impact on Westchester's communities.
Public awareness of the health and environmental impacts of hydro-fracking is growing across the country. As the expansion of natural gas infrastructure sweeps across the tri-state area, we are quickly learning that these new methods of shale gas production may bring health and environmental threats to Westchester.
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Greenburgh Nature Center
Large scale meat and dairy production has a tremendous impact on our local and global environment, from intensive resource usage to climate change. The current corporate animal agricultural production model also raises animal welfare, public health, and environmental justice concerns. This program will discuss these issues and provide recommendations for environmentally-friendly food choices. Presenter: Elizabeth Bennett, Esq., Sheldon Lobel, P.C.; Vice Chair to the ABA Young Lawyers Div., Committee on Environmental, Energy, & Resources Law.
Refreshments by Greenburgh Nature Center at 7:00, program at 7:30.
Patterson Environmental Park
On Saturday, May 17, Friends of The Great Swamp (FrOGS) will sponsor the first annual Paddle for The Great Swamp. The 7-mile half-day paddle down the East Branch of the Croton River will start at the Patterson Environmental Park and end at Green Chimneys in Brewster, where participants will be met with food, music and festivities. Meet at Front Street and Marble Quarry Rd, Patterson, NY. For more information, visit frogs-ny.org.