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New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation Hearing Files and Transcripts

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
These records relate to statewide public hearings held by the Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation. Records consist of testimony by individuals and organizations on topics such as the Adirondack Park Agency; Catskill resource management; taxation of forest lands; resource recovery and recycling; solid waste management; and the involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry.
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Quantity:
3 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1972-1992
Series Number:
L0131

Arrangement

L0131-78: Chronological by date of hearing.

L0131-11: Alphabetical.

Administrative History

Assemblyman G. Oliver Koppell chaired this committee 1975-77.

Assemblyman Maurice D. Hinchey chaired this committee 1979-92.

Scope and Content Note

The series contains records relating to public hearings held throughout the State by the Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation.

The majority of the records consist of testimony given by concerned individuals and organization on topics being studied by the Committee. Most of the testimony relates to the following: the Adirondack Park Agency; resource management in the Catskill region; taxation of forest lands; resource recovery and recycling; and solid waste management. In addition to the testimony, the records include lists of witnesses registered to provide testimony, related reports and printed materials, and memoranda of support from interested organizations.

L0131-11: This accretion relates to the involvement of organized crime in solid waste management and the waste disposal industry.

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

L0131-11: Private hearings found in Box 2 of this accretion are restricted.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series L0002 Assembly Hearing Files and Transcripts may, contain duplicate transcripts.

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Detailed Description

Dates Contents Box

Accretion: L0131-11
1984-1987 Public Hearing into the Unlawful Disposal of Solid and Hazardous Waste, 9/26/1984; various reports on Organized crime, 1984-1987 1
1972-1991 Private Hearings into involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry, 7/1/1989; research papers on Refuse and Refuse Disposal, 1972-1991 (RESTRICTED) 2
1989-1992 Public Hearings into involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry 3
1989 Public Hearings into involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry 4
1989 Public Hearings into involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry 5
1989 Public Hearings into involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry 6
1989 Public Hearings into involvement of organized crime in the waste disposal industry 7