Connections: Update on the Erie Canal clear-cutting controversy

Mar 9, 2018

A state judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of the Towns of Pittsford, Perinton and Brighton in their effort to halt the clear cutting of trees along the Erie Canal, at least until the Canal Corporation and the New York Power Authority comply with the State Environmental Quality Review Act. It is, for now, a victory for residents and community members who have argued the project is wrong-headed, and potentially unsafe.

We hear from the Power Authority, and our guests in studio:

  • Ginny Maier and Elizabeth Agte, members of the Stop the Canal Clear Cut group