First Important News Item:
A formal request to extend the DEIS public comment period for the NY Gateway Connections Improvement Project has been partially granted!
See the following statement from a DoT official:
“The New York State Department of Transportation, in consultation with Federal Highway Administration, have agreed to extend the deadline for public comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement an additional 15 days from January 13, 2014 to January 28, 2014.
The Department has exceeded all outreach, public meeting and review time requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). In recognition of the comment review time coinciding with the same time period of some holidays, the comment period has been extended. The Department does not plan on arranging additional public meeting events for this project during this period.”
Please continue to submit your comments! Your voices are the key to success!
Second Important News Item:
Governor Cuomo has vetoed the legislation abolishing the Public Bridge Authority! Check out this article from the Buffalo News: