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New York State Assemblyman Maurice D. Hinchey Issue Files

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Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
These files were compiled by staff of Assemblyman Maurice D. Hinchey. Topics include aid to education, energy, the Catskill Gateway project, and the construction of the North-South arterial in Kingston. Files contain correspondence, rough notes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, published reports, and meeting minutes. Also included are court and public and private hearing transcripts documenting the Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation's investigations of the involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry.
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Quantity:
16.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
circa 1974-1993
Series Number:
L0006

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject.

L0006-02: Unarranged.

Administrative History

In addition to his duties as chairman of the Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation, Hinchey had assignments on the following standing committees (according to the 1981-1982 Red Book): Agriculture, Banks, Higher Education, Local Governments, and House Operations.

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, when Hinchey served as chair, the Assembly Environmental Committee was heavily involved in investigating the involvement of organized crime in illegal waste disposal particularly in the Hudson Valley and Long Island regions.

Scope and Content Note

These files were compiled by the staff of Assemblyman Maurice D. Hinchey who was first elected to the Assembly in 1974 as a Democrat from the 101st Assembly District (part of Ulster County).

The files deal with various topics of particular concern to Hinchey's constituents in Ulster County such as aid to public education, the Catskill Gateway Project, and the construction of the North-South arterial in Kingston which resulted in blasting followed by insurance claims. The files contain correspondence (incoming and outgoing), rough notes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, published reports, and minutes of meetings.

L0006-02: This accretion consists mostly of documentation on investigations of organized crime'sinvolvement in the waste disposal industry by the Assembly Environmental Committee. Other subjects include trash incineration, medical waste disposal, and hazardous waste disposal. Types of records include newspaper clippings and releases, public and private hearing transcripts, court transcripts, legal material, correspondence with other state agencies dealing with environment and public health.

L0006-11: This accretion consists of documentation on a wide range of subjects, including education and energy.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box Item Folder

Accretion: L0006-02
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 1-122)

1 1
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 123-281)

1 2
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 288-455)

1 3
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 456-631)

1 4
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 633-837)

1 5
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 838-1069)

1 6
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 1070-1324)

1 7
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 1325-1497)

1 8
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 1498-1705)

1 9
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 1706-1869)

1 10
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 1870-2025)

1 11
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 2026-2187)

1 12
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 2188-2416)

1 13
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 2417-2571)

1 14
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 2572-2677)

1 15
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 2678-2786)

1 16
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 3025-3200)

1 17
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 3201-3384)

1 18
United States of America v. Matthew Ianniello (pages 3385-3554)

1 19
1989 September 14 Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation Public Hearing

2 1
1989 September 15 Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation Public Hearing

2 2
1989 September 21 Illegal Disposal of Wastes - Tuxedo, NY

2 3
1989 September 19 Illegal Disposal of Wastes in the Hudson Valley

2 4
1989 July 7 In the Matter of Toxic Waste Examination Before Public Hearing

2 5
1989 July 10 In the Matter of New York State Assembly

2 6
In the Matter of A-1 Caring Corp., part 1

2 7
In the Matter of A-1 Caring Corp., part 2

2 8
United States of America vs. The Lucchese Organized Crime Family

2 9
1979 July 23 Newco Chemical Waste Systems

2 10
1979 July 23 Newco Chemical Waste Systems

2 11
1991 July 29 A Private Hearing into the Involvement of Organized Crime in the Waste Disposal Industry

2 12
State Respondent's Memorandum of Law in Opposition to the Petition and Motion for a Preliminary Injunction

2 13
1991 October New York State Superfund Standby Contract Prisco C & D Site

2 14
1991 September 18 Re: United States of America vs. Private Sanitation Industry Association

2 15
1990 July 10 Testimony on Love Canal

2 16
1984 November-December A Primer on Groundwater

2 17
1981 January 29 A History of U.S. Military Involvement in the Toxic Contamination of Love Canal and the Niagara Frontier Region

2 18
1989 December Corruption and Racketeering in the New York City Construction Industry

2 19
1989 April State of New Jersey Commission of Investigation: Solid Waste Regulation

2 20
1991 March 30 Pennsylvania Crime Commission: 1990 Report

2 21
1991 February 21 General Assembly Commonwealth of Kentucky: Special Session 1991

2 22
1984 September 26 Public Hearing on the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes: Testimony of John C. Fine

3 1
1984 September 26 Public Hearing on the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes

3 2
1989 August 30 The Tuxedo Story: Report from Chairman Maurice D. Hinchey

3 3
Preliminary Draft Summary Report on Organized Crime's Involvement in the Waste Hauling Industry

3 4
1989 August 30 The Tuxedo Story: Report from Chairman Maurice D. Hinchey

3 5
United Petroleum Association vs. Henry G. Williams: Respondent-Appellant's Brief

3 6
United Petroleum Association vs. Henry G. Williams: Relief-Appellant's Brief

3 7
Testimony of Harold Kaufman

3 8
1984 September 20 Public Hearing on the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes: Testimony of Mrs. Christina Penaluna

3 9
1984 September 19 Public Hearing on the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes - Vol. 1

3 10
1984 September 20 Public Hearing on the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes - Vol. 2

3 11
1977 Annual Report of the Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation

3 12
1978 Annual Report of the Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation

3 13
1989 November 12 A Public Hearing into the Illegal Disposal of Wastes and Landfill Problems in Sullivan County

3 14
1990 March 14 A Public Hearing into the Illegal Disposal of Wastes and Landfill Problems in Columbia County

3 15
1989 July 10 Commission on Environmental Conservation

3 16
1989 August 3 Deposition of Henry M. Ashton

3 17
1989 July 11 Deposition of Terence A. Revella

3 18
1991 April 18 Deposition of Terence A. Revella

3 19
1984 September 26 Testimony of Russell Mahler

3 20
1984 September 25 Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes

3 21
1990 September 13 Disposition of Frank Iervolino

3 22
1992 April 20 Interview of Concetta Meloni

3 23
1984 October Commission of Investigation

3 24
1984 September 24 Public Hearing on the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes

3 25
1989 State Environmental Quality Review Act: Participant Sessions of SEQR CASE Law and Practice

3 26
1991 March Where Will the Garbage Go: A status Report on Solid Waste Management and Disposal in New York State

3 27
1984 September 21 Public Hearing on the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Wastes

3 28
Environmental Quality Bond Act 1986: Annual Report 1987

3 29
1979 November 20 1979 Annual Report of the Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation

3 30
1980 October 6 1980 Annual Report of the Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation

3 31
1980 October 6 1980 Annual Report of the Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation

3 32
1981 December 15 1981 Annual Report of the Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation

3 33
1985 July 31 Fourth Annual Report: Industrial Materials Recylcing Act Program

3 34
1982 December 15 Committee on Environmental Conservation: 1982 Annual Report

3 35
1989 December 18 Committee on Environmental Conservation: 1989 Annual Report

3 36
1990 December 15 Committee on Environmental Conservation: 1990 Annual Report

3 37
1989 September 1 Deposition of Terence A. Revella

3 38
1984 March 14 Hazardous Waste Enforcement

4 1
Poisoning for Profit

4 2
1992 August-September Jobs, Environment

4 3
News, Articles and Publications

4 4
News Articles, Publications and Personnel Matters [RESTRICTED]

4 5
DEC and EPA Emissions

4 6
Floppy Disks

4 7
1990 September-October Columbia County

4 8
Oramge County

4 9
Rockland, Sullivan, Orange Counties Investigations

4 10
1991-1992 Sherwood Junior High School

4 11
N.C. (Avagre)

4 12
New Jersey

4 13
Organized Crime

4 14
OC Families

4 15
Out of State Contracts

4 16
OC Carters General

4 17
PA Crime Comm.

4 18
Philmont-Moran Landfill

4 19
Organized Crime Hearing - part 1

4 20
Organized Crime Hearing - part 2

4 21
Gail - Priority Mailing Tuxmail List

4 22
Albany Hearing

4 23
Right to Know Implementation - part 1

5 1
Right to Know Implementation - part 2

5 2
Mongelli, Round Lake

5 3
C & D Sites - Dumpers

5 4
Milo-Demarco

5 5
Missouri-Ohio

5 6
John Coppola - part 1

5 7
John Coppola - part 2

5 8
Newspaper Clippings

5 9
Toxic Coalition Newsletters

5 10
Jos. Scugoza

5 11
Putnam County C & D

5 12
Alfred Rick Rattenn

5 13
Rock, Ryan, Rico

5 14
Right to Know Chips

5 15
Frank Sacco, part 1

5 16
Frank Sacco, part 2

5 17
Harrison Dumps

5 18
Hinchey Press Releases

5 19
Harold Kaufman

5 20
Prisco Site - part 1

5 21
Prisco Site - part 2

5 22
Earthwatch

5 23
Michael Salerno

5 24
Star Recycling

5 25
Environmental Crimes Resources

5 26
Greene County

5 27
Franco

5 28
F & D Landfill

5 29
Greenport C & D Site

5 30
Gun Hill Trucking

5 31
D'Amato

6 1
SCA

6 2
Orange County Landfill

6 3
Air Pollution

6 4
Environmental Health Problems

6 5
Potic Mountain Site

6 6
News Clips - Prisco

6 7
Andrew Delillo

6 8
Right to Know

6 9
Pesticides

6 10
Noble Oil/Oil Recovery Company

6 11
SCA

6 12
Genetic Damage

6 13
Ulster County Sanitation

6 14
Fish and Wildlife Contaminaiton

6 15
Tuxedo Dump, part 1

6 16
Tuxedo Dump, part 2

6 17
Tuxedo Hearings

6 18
Tuxedo Endnotes

6 19
Plant Factory

6 20
1984 April 30 Hearing Transcript (Senate Committee on Crime)

6 21
1984 September 26 Hearing Transcript (Assembly Committee Environmental Conservation)

6 22
Walkill Toxic Dump, Part 1

6 23
Walkill Toxic Dump, Part 2

6 24
Vernon Firm

6 25
Re: Maurice Hinchey

7 1
Re: Maurice Hinchey

7 2
Clippings

7 3
Re: Maurice Hinchey

7 4
Clippings

7 5
Clippings

7 6
Asia Organized Crime

7 7
Photos

7 8
1982-1983 Right to Know Alert, part 1

7 9
1982-1983 Right to Know Alert, part 2

7 10
New York Enivornmental News

7 11
Re: Putnam County

7 12
Dirty Business

7 13
DEC Recycling

7 14
Checks

7 15
Notice of Public Hearings

7 16
Clippings

8 1
Clippings

8 2
NYS Subcommittee on Hazardous Waste

8 3
Department of Civil Engineering

8 4
Testimony of John C. Fine

8 5
Part 360 Application, Part 1

8 6
Part 360 Application, Part 2

8 7
Environmental and Employment in Canada

8 8
Job/Environment

8 9
Application of Thomas and Filomena Prisco

8 10
Prisco Report

8 11
Bi-Weekly Activity Reports

8 12
Town of Kent Police Reports

8 13
1992 Putnam County Patterson Landfill

8 14
Putnam County Landfill

8 15
Putnam County Landfill

8 16
Putnam County Landfill

8 17
Solid Waste/Crime, Part 1

8 18
Solid Waste/Crime, Part 2

8 19
Solid Waste/Crime, Part 3

8 20
Solid Waste/Crime, Part 4

8 21
D'Amato

8 22
Prisco End Notes, Part 1

8 23
Prisco End Notes, Part 2

8 24
Illegal Activities

9 1
Right to Know

9 2
The Dragon

9 3
The Environmental Aspects of Resource Recovery Facilities

9 4
Alan Rose C & D Landfill

9 5
Concord Rescources Group

9 6
Water Pollution

9 7
DOT BRP Project

9 8
Violations of Environmental Laws

9 9
Armento Testimony

9 10
New York State Disposal Facilities

9 11
Reports

9 12
PCB

9 13
Illegal Activities

9 14
Industrial Material Recycling Program

9 15
Long Island Water

9 16
AA&M Site, Part 1

9 17
AA&M Site, Part 2

9 18
Health Assessment Statement

9 19
Prisco Draft

9 20
Politics

9 21
1974 Brooklyn Trade Waste Case

9 22
Browning Ferris Industries, Part 1

10 1
Browrning Ferris Industries, Part 2

10 2
Penaluna-Warwick LF

10 3
Environmental Health Problems

10 4
1991 April 18 Revella Testimony

10 5
Radium Chemical Corporation, Part 1

10 6
Radium Chemical Corporation, Part 2

10 7
Radium Chemical Corporation, Part 3

10 8
Radium Chemical Corporation, Part 4

10 9
1974 Brooklyn Trade Waste Case

10 10
Cancer

10 11
Dioxin

10 12
L.I. Rico Indict.

10 13
Tuxedo Hearings, Part 1

10 14
Tuxedo Hearings, Part 2

10 15
Ryan Sanitation

10 16
Sludge

10 17
Mineola Hearing

10 18
Legislative Commission on Solid Waste Management

11 1
LaMunyan Dump

11 2
Kentucky, Part 1

11 3
Kentucky, Part 2

11 4
Kentucky, Part 3

11 5
Kentucky, Part 4

11 6
Jump and Dive, Part 1

11 7
Jump and Dive, Part 2

11 8
Fax from Maurice D. Hinchey

11 9
Assembly Hearing

11 10
NYS Environmental Conservation vs. Unique Sanitation Company

11 11
William E. & Brenda M. Buvenicek mortgage

11 12
New York Hearing

11 13
Toxic Hearings

11 14
Niagara Hearing

11 15
New Paltz Hearing

11 16
Pine Bush Equiptment invoices

11 17
NYS Environmental Conservation vs. Unique Sanitation Company

11 18
Walkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan Association

11 19
John Poklemba

11 20
Synopsis and Analysis of the Babylon Waste Hauling Industry

12 1
Manifest Legislation

12 2
Plain English Ballot Bill

12 3
Right to Know

12 4
Right to Know

12 5
Right to Know

12 6
Right to Know

12 7
Right to Know

12 8
Right to Know

12 9
Sludge

12 10
Sludge Moratorium

12 11
Hazardous Waste Sites - General

12 12
Harold Kaufman

12 13
J. McKenna

12 14
John Fine, Part 1

12 15
John Fine, Part 2

12 16
John Fine, Part 3

12 17
Sewage Sludges

12 18
Timothy Keeney vs. L &S Contruction

12 19
Clippings

13 1
Transfer Station Applications, Part 1

13 2
Transfer Station Applications, Part 2

13 3
Transfer Station Applications, Part 3

13 4
Hagada for Passover

13 5
Proceedings

13 6
Assembly Codes Committee Hearings

13 7
Property Risk Report

13 8
Minorities and the Environment

13 9
Video: DEC Sites

13 10
Video: NBC: Medical Waste, Part 1

13 11
Video: NBC: Medical Waste, Part 2

13 12
Video: Livewire

13 13
Video: Assemblyman Bianchi on Channel 21 with DEC Officials

13 14
Video: DEC Sites

13 15
Video: Hazardous Waste

13 16
Video: DEC Sites

13 17
Video: V Roo 91 1

13 18
Video: (no title)

13 19
Video: (no title)

13 20

Accretion: L0006-11
1974-1993 Assembly subject files, A-Ca 1
1974-1993 Assembly subject files, Ce-Co 2
1974-1993 Assembly subject files, D-Education 3
1974-1993 Assembly subject files, Education-Energy 4
1974-1993 Assembly subject files, Energy 5
1974-1993 Assembly subject files, F-I 6
1974-1993 Assembly subject files, M-Z 7