September 27, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at the Gore Mountain Ski Center in North Creek after meeting with town and county leaders Thursday, Sept. 26 about the upcoming classification of newly acquired state land, such as the Essex Chain Lakes. Local officials want much of the land classified wild forest, and green groups want it classified wilderness. After the Adirondack Park Agency Board of Commissioners makes its recommendation, the governor will make the final decision on classification.
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Meets with town officials, green group
As reporters waited in the sun for a press conference to begin Thursday, Sept. 26 outside the Gore Mountain Ski Center base lodge, Gov. Andrew Cuomo was meeting inside with local government leaders in a closed-door session to discuss the upcoming classification of newly acquired state land in the Central Adirondacks.