NoBurnBroome: Timeline August 2020

These resources were previously featured in August 2020 as important announcements on the home page.

August 24, 2020. DEC rebuts concerns by battery recycling opponents. By NC 34 Staff. Binghamton Homepage. This article contains a response from NoBurnBroome.

August 26, 2020. Press Release: Mini-March/Vigil Against SungEel’s Battery-Incinerator Project in Endicott Thursday, August 27 AND Endicott Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting Thursday, August 27. Press release from NoBurnBroome.

August 27, 2020. NoBurnBroome Continues Protests Against Battery Recycling FacilityBy Jessica Kisluk. FOX 40.

August 27, 2020. Open Letter from State Senator Frederick J. Akshar II et al. to the New York DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos. Co-signers: Daniel Reynolds, Chair, Broome County Legislature, and Broome County Legislators Matthew Pasquale (7th District) and Greg Baldwin (6th District).

Excerpt: “In order to full understand the potential impacts, we’d request that the DEC prepare a full environmental impact statement under State Environmental Quality Review Act requirements and that the community be fully engaged in the process to ensure that residents have the opportunity to express concerns and have quest ions answered. Residents of our community deserve nothing less than the most stringent and thorough review o f the potential environmental and public health impacts of this proposed facility before it is approved to move forward.” 

August 28, 2020. Press Release: NoBurnBroome Press Conference (via Zoom) on release of updated NoBurnBroome Position Paper.

August 31, 2020. NEWS ARTICLE. No Burn Broome issues position paper on opposition to battery recycling facility. By NC 34 Staff. Binghamton Homepage.



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