EPA Engages in Secret Negotiations
These documents were obtained only after CLDF made a Freedom of Information (FOI) Act request. Except for the FOI response letter received on 26 September 1999 from the EPA, they cover the period from 2 July 1999 to 28 July 1999.
7 October 1999 CLDF Press Release.
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EPA Responds to CLDF Request for Documents
EPA Deputy Regional Administrator Calls for EPA/DEC/Cornell Agreement
Citizens' Negotiator Excluded from Process at DEC Request
EPA Original 3-point Proposal to Cornell/DEC, July 1999
EPA Revised 3-point Proposal to Cornell/DEC after initial response.
Revision 1 - "explicit" criteria have been eliminated along with other major changes
EPA Revised 3-point Proposal to Cornell/DEC after final response
Revision 2 - results of DEC/Cornell "negotiations" result in elimination of two out of three items.
DEC and Cornell Pull out of Negotiations, 7/22/99
Discharge Location Coverup - Discharge at WRONG SITE
[notes made by EPA deputy administrator Kathleen (Kathy) Callahan
after talking to Cornell Vice President Harold (Hal) Craft]
Prepared by the
Cayuga Lake Defense Fund (CLDF).
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