Copyright (c) 2002 Fordham Environmental Law Journal
Fordham Environmental Law Journal
DISCUSSION: PANEL III: ELECTRIC GENERATORS IN NEW YORK CITY: BALANCING THE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY
8 Fordham Envtl. Law J. 531
Managing Editor, Fordham Environmental Law Journal
Hon. Peter F. Vallone, Jr.
New York City Commissioner
Asset Manager, Orion Power
Stephen L. Kass, Esq.
Carter, Ledyard & Milburn
Lisa Garcia, Esq.
Staff Attorney, New York Public Interest Research Group
Michael N. Gianaris
New York State Assembly Member, 36th Assembly Districtr
MS. SIMOTAS: Good afternoon. My name is Aravella Simotas. I am currently the Managing Editor of the Fordham Environmental Law Journal.
I am going to keep my remarks very short.
First, I would like to thank Eric Montroy and Ian Stratford for doing a wonderful job today. They really put forth a great effort on a very important topic that I am actually writing about, and that is why they have asked me to moderate the third panel.
It is a great honor for me to introduce all the panelists, but particularly our first panelist, who I have had the distinct honor of working with for several months.
I would like to invite all the panelists for Panel III to come find their seats.
Council Member Peter F. Vallone, Jr. is Chairman of the Public Safety Committee of the New York City Council. He also serves as a member of the Environmental, Governmental Operations, Oversight and Investigation, and Standards and Ethics committees.
As Pro Bono Counsel to the Coalition Helping Organize a Kleaner Environment (C.H.O.K.E.), Peter Vallone, Jr. led the fight against the proliferation of power plants in his community and represented C.H.O.K.E. and ...
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