Wrong! This action is a bully move and scare tactic for towns across NY State. The courts in NY have already decided cases of home rule rights in cases earlier this year.
The following resource links will carry you through the Avon / Lenape / DEC story. This is an important issue for NY and it's fight against fracking!
- Hydrofracking Moratorium in Avon Causes Controversy YNN News
- Avon Frack Fight Fuels Strong Local Reactions MPN Now
- Gas Driller Gets Tough with DEC The Journal News, Albany Watch
- Letter July 26 from Lenape Resource, Inc to NYS DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens
- Letter July 31 from David F.Slottje ,Senior Attorney, Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc to DEC Commissioner Joseph Martens