Monday, April 9, 2007
Council concerned about overdevelopment
"Unprotected private land will be developed. We can't let that happen," said Councilman James Gennaro (D-Queens). Amazing, eh?
Well, he's not talking about here.
APPLE WATER THREAT
The plan is meant to prevent developers from building near the Gotham-feeding reservoirs in the first place so there will be no need to construct an $8 billion filtration plant to treat pollutants, said Speaker Christine Quinn.
CITY'S $200M LAND PLAN
Department of Environmental Protection officials said water bills would rise 50 percent if the federal government orders the city to build an $8 billion filtration plant for Catskill-Delaware.
Christine and company: you guys have been in office 6 years now. Maybe you should have been looking at this back in 2002 rather than passing non-binding resolutions, taking junkets overseas and banning baseball bats. Oh wait, that's just what you've done this year. No one remembers what you did back in 2002...
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