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Pittsford, Brighton & Perinton Win Lawsuit re: Canal Clear-Cut

March 8, 2018


March 8, 2018:

Acting State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Barrett today ruled in favor of the towns of Pittsford, Perinton and Brighton in the suit they brought against the Power Authority of the State of New York and the New York State Canal Corporation.  Click the link below to see the court decision.

Canal Tree Clear-Cutting 3/8/18 court decision

February 26, 2018:

The Towns of Pittsford, Perinton, and Brighton today filed reply papers in the canal litigation. This was in response to answering papers filed by the NYS Canal Corporation and Power Authority on February 20, 2018.  Clink the links below to view the documents filed by the Towns.

Petitioner's Reply memo

Dr. Gray affidavit - engineering issues

Enriot affidavit - resident - breech history

Schroth affidavit - resident - bank integrity

Norsen affidavit - resident - erosion

February 9, 2018:

This afternoon, Supreme Court Justice Daniel Barrett granted the Temporary Restraining Order that the Towns of Pittsford, Brighton and Perinton requested. This enjoins and restrains the Power Authority and the Canal Corporation from taking any steps or actions to remove vegetation from the Canal embankments, pending the hearing and determination of the case.

February 6, 2018:

Pittsford, Brighton and Perinton file suit against N.Y. State Power Authority and Canal Corporation. Click HERE for the Petition filed in Court this morning.

Click HERE for the Memorandum of Law file with the Petition.