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New York State Department of State Hearing Files Relating to Staten Island

Held by the New York State Archives


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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

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Albany, NY 12230

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This series from the Department of State includes complete hearing files relating to a proposed garbage reduction plant to be erected on Staten Island. In addition, there are partial records of an earlier hearing relating to an application by Richmond County residents for the abatement of a public nuisance, namely emissions from industry operating at Constable Hook, city of Bayonne, State of New Jersey.
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Inclusive Dates:
1910, 1916
Series Number:
A0355

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This series includes complete hearing files from 1916 relating to a proposed garbage reduction plant to be erected on Staten Island. The hearing was held before Dr. Linsley R. Williams, Deputy Commissioner, New York State Department of Health. In addition there are partial records of an earlier hearing held in June 1910 relating to an application by Richmond County residents for the abatement of a public nuisance, namely emissions from industry operating at Constable Hook, city of Bayonne, State of New Jersey.

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Accretion: 1978
1910 June List of exhibits of report by State Commissioner of Health (1 vol. unbound - 45 pp.)

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1910 June Exhibit 6: In the matter of the application of certain citizens of the State of New York resident in Richmond County for the abatement of a public nuisance [being certain extensive plants, furnaces, smelters, ovens [etc.] operating at Constable Hook, city of Bayonne, State of New Jersey]. (1 vol. - 177 pages plus 1 loose page)

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1910 June Exhibit 11 - Map of Constable Hook, New Jersey, showing plants etc. (map)

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June 1910 Appendix I: Description of plants on Constable Hook (18 pp.)

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June 1910 Appendix II: Table showing occurrence of smoke and fume discharge on Constable Hook from works of Standard Oil and other companies (8 pp.) 6. Order to Attorney General to take action to abate nuisance complaint of Richmond County residents (1 item - 4 pp.)

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June 1010 Order to Attorney General to take action to abate nuisance complaint of Richmond County residents

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1916 August Minutes of hearing before Dr. Linsley R. Williams, Dep. State Health Commissioner (3 vols. pp.1-1694)

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1916 December Report to Dep. State Health Commissioner by George C. Whipple, consulting engineer (1 vol.)

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1916 December Blueprint map showing proposed garbage disposal site, admitted in evidence

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