Rockland County Legislature Approves Desalination Plant Hearings

BY MICHAEL RICONDA NEW CITY – The Rockland County Legislature voted Tuesday evening to request the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation schedule a hearing on United Water’s proposed desalination plant, as well as to reopen proceedings requiring United Water to develop water supply source plans. The vote came after public input from community […]


United Water announced that the New York State DEC has provided “draft permits” for their Draft Environmental Impact Statement regarding the proposed desalination plant in Haverstraw. This means public hearings will be held and presided over by an administrative law judge from the DEC. The public comment period is open until April 19 and public […]