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DENY TITLE V

The Siting Board cannot grant Danskammer a permit to build and operate its proposed fracked gas plant unless DEC first issues it an air permit under Title V of the Clean Air Act. DEC is accepting public comments until August 29, 2021. COMMENT TODAY AND TELL DEC NOT TO ISSUE DANSKAMMER AN AIR PERMIT!

Please fill in your comment below. Personalized comments will be most effective, but if you are short on time, you can use the pre-filled text. We have provided the main talking points below if you need them to guide your comment. You can edit the comment, create your own, or leave it as is.

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Speak  directly to  Decision makers  this August 25th & 23rd!

 

The DEC wants to hear from us in a variety of ways! In addition to submitting a public comment in the form above, please amplify your voice and register for either an in-person hearing in Marlboro, NY (August 25th) or online (August 23rd).

August 25th In-Person Legislative Public Comment Hearings:

Persons who wish to speak at an in-person hearing session are encouraged to pre-register by 10:00 a.m. on August 24, 2021. To pre-register, contact the NYS DEC – Office of Hearings and Mediation Service by telephone at (518) 402-9003, or by email at [email protected]. Please provide your first and last name, address, and telephone number, reference the Danskammer public comment hearing, and indicate the session you wish to speak at. 

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Marlboro High School Auditorium
50 Cross Road
Marlboro, NY 12542

Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Marlboro High School Auditorium
50 Cross Road
Marlboro, NY 12542

August 23rd Virtual Public Comment Hearings:

Deadline to register: 10:00 a.m. August 20, 2021

-To register, visit https://www.webex.com, click “Join a meeting,”

– To register for 1pm, input event number: 179 424 0742   OR  to register for 6pm, input event number: 179 071 1717

– Click “Register,” and fill in the requested information. You will be asked whether you wish to make a public statement or not. After registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation by email with information about how to join the hearing. We request that speakers only register for one hearing session.

How to Attend the Virtual Public Comment Hearings Once You’ve Registered

To join the 1:00 p.m. virtual public comment hearing through the internet, visit www.webex.com and click “Join a meeting.” Event Number: 179 424 0742    Password: Aug23-1PM

To join the 1:00 p.m. hearing by phone only:

Dial: 1-518-549-0500       Access Code: 179 424 0742

To join the 6:00 p.m. virtual public comment hearing through the internet, visit www.webex.com and click “Join a meeting.” Event Number: 179 071 1717    Password: Aug23-6PM

To join the 6:00 p.m. hearing by phone only:

Dial: 1-518-549-0500       Access Code: 179 071 1717

 

Interpreter services shall be made available to deaf persons, and translator services shall be made available to persons with limited English proficiency, at no charge for either service, upon written request to the ALJ at least 10 days prior to the hearing. Requests should be submitted to ALJ Caruso, NYSDEC, Office of Hearings and Mediation Services, 625 Broadway, Albany, New York 12233-1550 or by email to [email protected].

FILE A COMMENT

 

New York State is currently deciding whether or not to approve plans for the new plant. Now is your chance to speak out—submit an official comment to the Siting Board today!

Urge Community Action

 

Your Friends & Neighbors

Share information about Danskammer’s threat to public health and the environment.

Your Local Businesses 

Share the business letter opposing Danskammer!

Your Elected Officials 

Ask them to sign a letter opposing Danskammer– 150+ elected officials have already signed on!

Once you’ve identified a representative from your local government that’s against the Danskammer expansion, urge them to pass a resolution opposing a new Danskammer plant. Here’s a sample resolution:

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