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Plaintiffs In Tupper Resort Suit Lose Final Appeal

Phil Brown December 14, 2014


Environmentalists challenging the proposed Adirondack Club and Resort in Tupper Lake have lost their bid to continue their lawsuit against the developer and the Adirondack Park Agency.


The Court of Appeals, the state’s highest tribunal, today rejected a motion by Protect the Adirondacks and the Sierra Club seeking permission to appeal a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit.


Cuomo weighs in on Adirondack Club and Resort decision

Brian Mann July 4, 2014


In a sweeping decision made public yesterday, the appellate division of New York's Supreme Court dismissed an environmental group's lawsuit that aimed to block the Adirondack Club and Resort project in Tupper Lake.

The ruling appears to give the green light to a project that has been on the drawing board for more than a decade.


Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a statement praising the court's decision and the process that led to the permitting of the resort. "The Adirondack Club and Resort Project will bring significant economy activity, jobs, and new opportunities to Tupper Lake and the Adirondack Park."

A Massive Tupper Lake Development Gets the Green Light 

Paul Heintz July 16, 2014


For 11 years, residents of Tupper Lake, N.Y., have wondered whether their once-bustling lumber town would play host to the largest development ever proposed within the Blue Line boundary of the Adirondack Park.


Two weeks ago, the waiting came to an end.


In a unanimous opinion, a New York State appellate court upheld state approval of the $500 million Adirondack Club and Resort, which is planned for a 6,400-acre tract of land a couple of miles south of the village center.

Big win for advocates of developing the Adirondacks
WPTZ Staff   July 3, 2014
In a big win for advocates of developing the Adirondacks, the appellate division of the New York State supreme court in Albany has ruled in favor of the Adirondack Park Agency (APA).
Environmental groups were suing to stop the APA's approval of the construction of a 6,400 acre project known as the Adirondack Club and Resort. The court dismissed that suit. The chief developer behind that project, Jim Lavalley, tells WPTZ that the court victory means the much delayed and at times controversial project has overcome its latest hurdle.

Review Of Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Underway

North Country Gazette  July 9 2014


ALBANY—The State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Transportation (DOT) today announced that they will reopen the 1996 Unit Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (1996 UMP/EIS) for the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor.


The review will evaluate use of the Tupper Lake to Lake Placid segment for a recreational trail. It will also examine opportunities to maintain and realize the full economic potential of rail service on the remainder of the corridor. In addition, the state will review options to create and expand alternative snowmobile corridors to connect communities from Old Forge to Tupper Lake on existing state lands and conservation easements.

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