Power to Be
Finger Lakes Lawmakers Introduce Legislation
To Block Controversial Incinerator Project
New York State Legislature
Senator Pam Helming, Senator Tom O’Mara, Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano have introduced legislation that would block a proposed waste-to-energy incinerator project from moving forward at the former Seneca Army Depot in the Town of Romulus.
April 6, 2018
Chairman of the Assembly’s Committee on Energy, Michael Cusick, and Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton Introduce Bill to Exclude Major Electric Generating Facilities from Expedited Power Plant Siting Process
Assembly Legislative Press Release
On March 27th, NYS Assemblyman Michael Cusick and NYS Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton introduced a bill in the NYS Assembly which would exclude major electric generating facilities, which generate electricity from the combustion or pyrolysis of solid waste or fuel derived from solid waste, from an expedited power plant siting process.
April 4, 2018
Finger Lakes Lawmakers Call On State To Block Unwanted Incinerator Project
‘Few, If Any, Areas of New York State Are As Dependent On Vibrant Natural Resources As The Finger Lakes Region’
Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C,I,Ref-Canandaigua), Assemblyman Phil Palmesano (R,C,I-Corning) and Sen. Pamela Helming (R-Canandaigua) called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials to block a prospective application from Circular EnerG, LLC to construct a waste-to-energy incinerator at the former Seneca Army Depot in the Town of Romulus.
March 14, 2018
Assemblyman Kolb, Assemblyman Palmesano and Senator Helming Incinerator Letter
Letter expressing opposition to the EnerG incinerator.
March 9, 2018
Watch: Seneca Lake Guardian Press Conference
Legislative Office Building Albany, NY
February 20, 2018
Watch: Trash Incinerator Forum
On Jan. 7, 2018 we hosted an independent expert on how the impacts of the proposed “Waste to Energy” train trash facility at the Seneca Army Depot in the Town of Romulus would effect the Finger Lakes region.
You can watch an archive of our live stream of the Trash Incinerator Forum here.
January 7, 2018
Learn more about the Romulus Train Trash Incinerator
Please come and learn from an independent expert how the impacts of the proposed “Waste to Energy” train trash facility at the Seneca Army Depot in the Town of Romulus would effect the Finger Lakes region.
Save the Date: Sunday, January 7th
Preserve and Protect
Seneca Lake Guardian
PO Box 333
Watkins Glen NY 14981