Please join us on October 27th at 2pm for a press conference with George Latimer and Westchester environmental leaders. Latimer will be speaking about the environmental threats presented by Astorino's policies at the airport and the positive environmental policies he will pursue across the county, if elected. The press conference will be at the mounted... Continue Reading →
NY State's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has determined that Westchester County has not been living up to its obligations to protect Blind Brook and the Kensico Reservoir from polluted airport runoff.
Rob Astorino knows his terrible plans can't stand up to the truth, so he pretended he couldn't hear when his staff selected CRCA Executive Director Jonathan Wang to ask him a question.
This past week was full of Westchester County Airport activity and news. Look out for our delightful critique about the Sept 27 Astorino "tele-town hall" on airport privatization coming soon. Airport Public Forum recap: Well over 100 people from all over the county attended the Sept 26 event with many in attendance who were new... Continue Reading →
County Executive Rob Astorino has given his constituents less than 8 hours' notice of his telephone forum to discuss his plan to privatize Westchester County Airport. Dial in at 7pm tonight to: 855-756-7520, Ext 36840 (then press #). Astorino thought that he could slip his plan past the Board of Legislators under budget pressure last... Continue Reading →
Rob Astorino says his plans won't lead to an increase in traffic at the airport or harm the environment. How true are his claims?
For at least 3 years, one of the airport's environmental goals has been to reinstate its groundwater monitoring program. As of 2017, that still has not happened. Why is this, and how can it be allowed under the airport's environmental policy?
Learn about the proposals to privatize and expand the Westchester County Airport. The forum will begin with a panel discussion and will be followed by a question & answer period. The county consultants in charge of privatization will discuss the bid process. Westchester County Legislator Catherine Parker (District 6), will introduce the airport master plan.... Continue Reading →
We have many free lawn signs opposing Airport expansion and privatization that will help keep our cause visible! Please contact me at [email protected] so that I can arrange to get one to you. Town and village governments used to be included in decision-making for major proposals like these, though not under County Executive Astorino. Privatization of... Continue Reading →
Tax Watch: Westchester Airport master plan lacks input, generates more questions David McKay Wilson. Journal News. August 3, 2017. http://www.lohud.com/story/money/personal-finance/taxes/david-mckay-wilson/2017/08/03/tax-watch-airport-plan-lacks-input/533803001/ "Astorino last Monday in New Rochelle downplayed the master plan's importance, telling the audience at his most recent Town Hall: "What is mostly the case is that the master plan sits on a shelf in Washington forever and... Continue Reading →