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State senator (Kathy Marchione) gets ‘Oil Slick Award’

The Saratogian
Posted Oct 9th

ALBANY >> A lobbying group gave state Sen. Kathy Marchione, R-Halfmoon, the 2014 “Oil Slick Award” Wednesday for advocating for a rollback in state business regulations, which it said could result in environmental disaster.

“Right now in her district, General Electric is dredging PCBs out of the Hudson River, and each day hundreds of train cars filled with dangerous crude oil is traveling local rails,” Environmental Advocates said in a statement posted on its website. “So we’d expect her to have a fuller appreciation of what strong safeguards mean since a lack of oversight of this industry’s [sic] has a direct impact on her constituents’ quality of life.”

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