Protection From What?
Olive Files An Article 78 Lawsuit Over The Monument Road ‘Lemon
By Gary Alexander
Delice Seligman of the Kingston law firm Seligman & Seligman
has filed an Article 78 petition demanding that the New York
City Department of Environmental Protection show cause as to
why they have continued to keep Monument Road, a picturesque
route along the southwest portion of Ashokan Reservoir, closed
to local traffic.
Goes The Winter...
As Global Warming Rides In, Smaller Catskills Ski Resorts Are
Starting To Fail
Three years ago, at a major conference on the state of the worldwide
ski industry in Turin, Italy, worries about the effects of global
warming on winter sports first surfaced seriously. With snowfall
growing increasingly unpredictable around the world due to climate
change, it was predicted that Europe’s once robust ski
industry was already 15 percent off its previous peak. In Australia,
a complete collapse of ski resort business was expected by mid-century.
And in North America, all the talk was about keeping the damage
control to southern ski slopes started in recent years, smaller
operations at lower elevations, and battling consumer perceptions
about what was happening to the weather.