After considerable input from environmental groups and the business community, including the Westchester County Association, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has at long last issued revised Environmental Assessment Forms required for development project applications. After a two-year process, changes were made to both the full, or long EAF, used for applications with potentially significant environmental impact, and the short EAF, used for projects smaller in scope.
It was not worth the wait.
On November 5th, Westchester County business leaders and voters are going to have a choice. Proposal #1, which will authorize four new casinos in upstate New York, is going to bring more than $430 million a year to our state, and more than $6 million a year to Westchester County.
It’s no secret that Westchester has an aging population, one that will require increasing medical services, but our population of doctors also is aging.
The Board of Directors of the Westchester County Association received a briefing from Bill Mohl, president of Entergy Wholesale Commodities (Entergy) regarding the milestone that Indian Point has reached in License Renewal, known as Period of Extended Operation.