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Obstruction of Gravel Mining - New York

New information added on September 26, 2004

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"Drop the Idea, Senator Bonacic"
- OpEd by Noel van Swol, Long Eddy, N.Y. (originally published in the Sullivan County Democrat, July 30, 2004, used by permission of Noel van Swol)
"The huge multi-million-dollar logging, farming and bluestone quarrying interests in the valley will inevitably be held hostage by environmentalists using the Greenway designation to shut down natural resource utilization"

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Government Control of Private Land

Additional Helpful Organizations
Additional Helpful

Farm Bureau of New York

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Richard Senter in 1940 with "Spotty," a Holstein calf.
Richard Senter in 1940 with "Spotty,"
a red and white Holstein calf.
The halcyon days... before DEC.
Photo by Frances O. Senter.
Used by permission of Richard G. Senter.
  • "Wealthy Land Trusts and DEC Squeeze Fishkill Business Owner"-by Carol W. LaGrasse, New York Property Rights Clearinghouse, Vol. 4, No. 2 (PRFA Spring-Summer 1997)
    (This article, which was widely distributed in reprint form, relates how the existence of rattlesnakes on neighboring property bought by the land trust is being used to stop the progress of Jay Montfort's quarry permit application.)

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