Category: Environment

Haggling over the price of wetlands

The next step toward the Hybrid compromise on our local wetlands regulations is a proposed rule change allowing certain exemptions from our local wetlands rules for agriculture. I’m reminded of this anecdotal conversation between...

EPC wetlands division saved in hybrid form

Commissioners voted 7-0 yesterday to save their jobs, the EPC wetlands division, and implement Dr. Garrity’s compromise Hybrid Proposal. After receiving about 3 inches of e-mail from an outraged public (Rose Ferlita held up...