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Executive Director Michael Barrett Discusses High Use, New Vision for ADK


Michael Barrett, ADK's Executive Director, spoke with Jim Levulis of WAMC Northeast Public Radio on Thursday, January 23rd. Michael joined ADK in November 2019, succeeding former Executive Director Neil Woodworth who retired after 30 years with the organization. Given ADK's role in promoting and protecting New York's public lands and READ MORE

View from Albany: Is Acid Rain Coming Back?


Hope for a cooler planet, and a healthier Forest Preserve, has waned with the Trump Administration’s introduction of the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule and notice of plans to dramatically weaken the Mercury Rule—the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants. If the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ACE Rule READ MORE

A Letter to Governor Cuomo: Forest Preserve Tax Law


February 14, 2018 Hon. Andrew Cuomo, Governor State of New York Executive Chamber State Capitol Albany, NY 12224   Dear Governor Cuomo, We write to ask that you amend your proposed State Budget and legislative proposals in order to restore existing provisions of Real Property Tax law 534 and 542 READ MORE