Capitol Pressroom

July 7, 2016: Chancellor Zimpher, Seneca Lake LPG storage, Kirsten Keefe

Best-of episode

Chancellor Zimpher discussed her announcement that she will step down from SUNY. Original air-date June 2.

And then two stories on Crestwood’s storage of liquid petroleum gas near Seneca Lake. First, we’ll speak with freelance journalist Peter Mantius about some of the controversy surrounding the project. Then attorney Joe Heath and Dr. Sandra Steingraber, an environmental advocate and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College, will delve into the on-going protests around the project and describe a bizarre hearing in Reading town court where the judge declared a protester guilty before the defense presented its case. Original air-date July 1.

Finally, we will hear how the state plans to tackle zombie properties with Kirsten Keefe, a senior staff attorney at the Empire Justice Center. It’s all coming up on the Capitol Pressroom. Original air-date July 1.

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