Sustainable Putnam

Water

Clean water is good … and good for business.

Clearly, water protection is important to Putnam residents. On short notice, more than 60 County residents wrote their legislators to urge a ‘no’ vote last week on Legislator Amy Sayegh’s resolution aimed at vetoing NYS Senator Harckham’s Class C Streams Protection bill. And 15-20 more people waited over two hours at last Thursday’s County Legislature …

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Dear County Legislature: Please protect our water.

Sustainable Putnam was concerned to learn of County Legislator Amy Sayegh’s proposed resolution urging Governor Hochul to veto Senator Pete Harckham’s water protection bill, overwhelmingly passed by both Houses of the NYS Legislature. We oppose this action for a number of reasons.  The resolution claims that the bill “will adversely affect habitat improvement and sediment …

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