Institution Lawsuit Dismissed & 2 Other Articles

By December 24, 2018 News

Lawsuit Against Ellery, DEC Dismissed

The case of Chautauqua Institution against the Town of Ellery and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation in regard to having what was called an unscientifically sound Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement prepared for the permits of herbicide applications in Chautauqua Lake has been dismissed in New York State Supreme Court.

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Lawsuits Cost Money that Could Help the Lake

The suits, however, have served to redirect scarce funding, over $50,000 to date, from lake improvement to legal fees and have exposed the parochial motivations of well-funded lake organizations with limited vision, entrenched management and large payroll and administrative costs.

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Towns allow for Herbicide Permitting Process

 Representatives of the Chautauqua Lake Partnership finished their end-of-the-year visits to local municipalities in order to engage the permit process for potentially treating Chautauqua Lake waters with herbicides with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s approval earlier than usual.

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