By Tim Rowland For the third time in five months, APA Commissioner Art Lussi has received special permission from his fellow board members to modify his camp on a Lake Placid island, raising concerns of favoritism but also spotlighting the … [Read more...] about Lussi Clashes with APA
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By Mike Lynch A state Supreme Court judge has overturned the state’s decision to tear up a 34-mile section of railroad tracks between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake for the purpose of creating a multi-use recreational trail for biking, hiking, and … [Read more...] about Judge Rules In Favor of Adirondack Scenic Railroad
Environmental groups vow to fight state proposal to establish lodging facilities deep inside 20,758-acre tract By Phil Brown Environmental groups are alarmed by a conceptual proposal floated by the Cuomo administration to establish lodging … [Read more...] about Beds at Boreas Ponds?
APA’s proposals for classifying Boreas Ponds Tract all assume the state will need motor-vehicle access to maintain a concrete spillway built in the 1990s. By PHIL BROWN The Adirondack Park Agency held public hearings on Boreas Ponds at … [Read more...] about Boreas dam drives debate
In classifying former Finch, Pruyn lands, the APA creates two large motor-less tracts but allows a snowmobile corridor to divide them. By Phil Brown AFTER MONTHS of public debate and behind-the-scenes negotiations, the Adirondack Park Agency voted … [Read more...] about ‘A consensus solution’
Agency weighs a variety of options—and opinions—for managing 21,200 acres of former Finch, Pruyn lands. By Phil Brown Wild rivers, pristine ponds, deep forests, marble cliffs, a towering waterfall—the former Finch, Pruyn lands recently … [Read more...] about Decision time for APA