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TCCOG - Gas Drilling Legislation and Resolutions

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TCCOG - Gas Drilling Legislation and Resolutions

Hazardous Waste 

Resolutions supporting State Senate Bill S4616 ad Assembly Bill A7013 to amend the DEC Law in relation to the uniform treatment of waste: 


State and Federal Communications

  • Resolution adopted by the Tompkins County Legislature entitled "Opposing Drilling for Natural Gas on State Forest Lands"
  • Resolution adopted by Danby Town Board - Comments on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's Draft Strategic Plan for State Forest Management
  • In Support of Assembly Bill A.10633 - Amending State Environmental Conservation Law to Allow Local Governments to Enact or Enforce Certain Laws and Ordinances (land use regs) – Town of Caroline
  • Resolution supporting a moratorium  on gas drilling until EPA study is complete – Tompkins County


Resolutions adopted by Municipalities Urging the Governor and NY State Legislature to develop a Blend of Revenue Streams and Other Taxation of Natural Gas Extraction and to Establish and Accurate, Transparent, and Verifiable Method of Measuring and Reporting hale Gas Production:

Water Protection