NoBurnBroome: Timeline October 2020

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

October 10, 2020. Look who’s against battery plantLetter-to-the-Editor by Rob Tiberi. Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton NY.
Excerpt: “The incinerator that Endicott Deputy Mayor Cheryl Chapman and Mayor Linda Jackson want in the center of Endicott is opposed by everyone. Some oppose the outright audacity of the idea. Others ask for a full Environmental Impact Statement or for open forums so the public can understand the dangerous dioxins and PFAS that will be spewed into the air. Below are those who are publicly against the incinerator or demand more studies or information:
1. Online petition with 4,500 anti-incinerator signatures.
2. Facebook group with 2,000 anti-incinerator followers.
3. Union-Endicott School Board — letter to Mayor Jackson on May 6.
4. 57 anti-incinerator residents spoke against it at the May 7 public hearing.
5. 160 anti-incinerator signatures of property owners bordering the Industrial zone.
6. State Sen. Fred Akshar — open letter, Aug. 27.
7. Broome County Legislator Matt Pasquale — open letter, Aug. 27.
8. Broome County Legislator Greg Baldwin — open letter, Aug. 27.
9. Town of Union Council Resolution was unanimous, 5-0, on Sept. 2.
10. State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo — open letter, Sept. 22.

October 25, 2020. Fearmongering by Endicott mayor. Letter-to-the-Editor by Mark Ponzi. Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton NY.
October 25, 2020. Endicott mom against battery site. Letter-to-the-Editor by Amanda Smith. Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton NY.
October 25, 2020. Endicott should learn from past. Letter-to-the-Editor by George Fiedler. Press & Sun-Bulletin, Binghamton NY.
October 25, 2020. Terri Farrell’s unpublished letter.

October 25, 2020. My accomplishments in Endicott. By Cheryl Chapman.
Excerpt: “There is nothing constructive the anti-battery people can accomplish with all their lies and misleading information. They have no facts to prove this is not a safe process. Many have said they do not care how safe this is, they do not want any industry in the village, even though this has been an industrial area for over 100 years. EJ’s factories were there long before the houses and ballfields.”
October 30, 2020. Quiter proposed local referendums for proposed incinerator, other pilot projects. Press Release from Tom Quiter, Candidate for NY Senate.

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