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WARREN COUNTY | The events of 2018 in Warren County generated a number of dramatic headlines — both welcome and unwelcome — and other developments reflected merely incremental progress on one front or another. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked federal authorities to put the brakes on their application to have a stretch of railway in the southeastern Adirondacks abandoned. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors is continuing to oppose the state’s effort to declare a railway in the central Adirondacks abandoned — but are taking a lighter touch. Read more

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MINERVA | As many as 65 unused rail cars will be removed from tracks in the central Adirondacks following state action. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has sent a cease and desist letter to the railway that is transferring rail cars to the Adirondacks for storage. Read more

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In reference to the proposal by Mayor Blais of Lake George to legally remove Iowa Pacific’s oil tanker junkyard on the Tahawus rail spur, the Adirondack Council and its consulting lawyers might have found a way. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A congressional candidate is calling for federal authorities to investigate the plan by a railroad company to store unused rail cars on 22 miles of tracks within the Adirondack Park. Read more

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MINERVA | The first rail cars arrived in the central Adirondacks last week, slowly snaking their way along the Boreas River before eventually stopping on the track north of North Club Woods Road in Minerva. Read more

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Two years after first being proposed, plans by the Saratoga & North Creek Railway to store unused train cars on state land in the southern Adirondacks has reignited controversy. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council has painted a foreboding portrait of the Adirondack Park, calling its successes “threatened” by a confluence of internal and external forces. Read more

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NORTH CREEK — It resembled a roller coaster ride, rather than a train ride, to get Warren County’s contract with Saratoga & North Creek Railway approved last week. Read more

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As if thousands of oil tankers clattering through the North Country wasn’t enough, movement is underway to store them here, too. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County lawmakers said Tuesday they need more information before sounding off on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway’s plan to store a fleet of decommissioned oil tanker cars on the tracks between Newcomb and Saratoga Springs. Read more

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NEWCOMB — Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve appealed to Governor Andrew Cuomo to take action on a proposal by a private rail company to store hundreds of discarded oil tank cars on railroad tracks in the High Peaks. Read more

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Governor Cuomo, We write on behalf of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve to urge your administration to take immediate action to assert jurisdiction over the ill-conceived proposal by the Saratoga and North Creek Railroad, LLP... Read more

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Hundreds of train tank cars will be rolling over the Warren County railroad tracks in upcoming months and will be stored near Tahawus, if plans of Saratoga-North Creek Railway executives are realized. Read more

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