New York DEC fails to post High Peaks Advisory Group meeting summaries

4 days ago   |   By Times Union

It has been about four months since the public has heard from the High Peaks Advisory Group that's been meeting privately to recommend crowd management in the Adirondack Park's High Peaks. The state Department of Environmental Conservation is in charge of posting meeting summaries, and it has not since April.
The DEC created the state-appointed group in November 2019 with members from state agencies, nonprofits, local governments and private entities. While not subject to Open Meetings Law, the DEC and members of the group “agreed that public input and transparency are critical to the...
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