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Appellate Division, Third Department, Upholds Article XIV, Section 1 of State Constitution, Finds State Tree Cutting for Class II Trails to be Unconstitutional, in Ruling that is a Major Victory for Protect the Adirondacks
In Protect the Adirondacks v NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, the Appellate Division, Third Department, reverses lower court with a 4-1 decision affirming past precedents for the protection of the “forever wild” Forest Preserve and finds state tree cutting of more than 25,000 trees to be unconstitutional The Appellate Division, Third Department, ruled today that state