New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

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  • Summary: The Adirondack Forest Preservation Act

    Due to this realization, the Forest Preserve Act was passed in 1882 which legislated that logging would be banned on all state-owned land. In 1892, a bill establishing the Adirondack Forest Preserve as a state park passed the legislature, indicated by a blue line that encompassed the parts of the region where state acquisition of private in-holdings was to be concentrated. A new covenant to protect the Forest Preserve was included in the new Constitution in 1895. The Adirondack Forest Preserve would henceforth be protected as ‘forever wild’. Early in the 20th century, recreation in the Adirondack Park increased drastically. With more human traffic and tourism, came an increase in demand of conveniences. The State Conservation Department (now the DEC) built boat docks, tent platforms, lean-tos, fire towers, and telephone and electric lines in response to this. With the opening of the Northway (I-87) in the mid 1960s, private landowners began to be pressured into development as well. In 1968, Governor…

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  • Police Vs Bikers

    Illegal-Bikers Vs. Police Over 10 incidents a week occur between the New York Police Department and bikers. Not bikers as in bicycles. They are Motorcycle riders or also known as illegal riders for the NYPD. This is not only a New York issue. But riders from Philadelphia, Baltimore, and several parts of jersey also have sky high tensions with their local police departments. These illegal riders take the streets in large volume. Some crews go riding with 100 plus bikes. Imagine driving your car…

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  • Blue Wall Of Silence Ethics

    excommunicated from the department, so to speak, and lose everything that they’ve worked so hard to achieve. They are labeled as snitches and are no longer welcome within a department; upper management can even punish officers leading to officers not wanting to break The Blue Wall Of Silence and not “whistle blow” on their fellow officers. In this paper I will argue that because of The Blue Wall Of Silence and the character of the police department makes whistleblowing…

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  • Analysis Of The Article 'If Your Bills, You Are Not Alone'

    “If Your Parents Are Still Paying Your Bills, You 're not alone” May 21, 2015 The piece that I’ve deicide to write about is on how students like me are still having to ask their parents for money to make ends meet. The reason why I chose this article is because I think it hits home for a lot of us. As a college student, life can be never ending rollercoaster. A lot of us are either going to school full time while working part time or if you’re like me you’re going to school part time and…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Internship With The Binghamton Tennis Charities

    Working for the Binghamton Tennis Charities, I gained experiences working within the sports industry. The first part of my internship consisted of going out in the Binghamton area and trying to sell sponsorship packages to local businesses. This was much more difficult than I originally thought it was going to be. Since I am not from the Binghamton area, it made it even more challenging because I did not know the area and anyone who owned a business. I received a lot of no’s from people.…

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  • The Role Of Racial Discrimination In The United States

    In the united states, today many Americans and non-Americans are faced with constant racist slurs, movements, and ignorant people attacking them because of their skin color and because of their religious beliefs. Did you know that four out twenty-five students report racial incident that has happened to them? Or that only 146 cases of racial harassment were filed? Or how only eighteen percent of minorities dropout or in otherwise one-hundred and eighty minorities dropout of college a school…

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  • New York Penal Law: Case Study

    QUESTIONS PRESENTED 1. Under New York Penal Law, false statements or failure to disclose material facts may result in denial of an application to the bar. William Gould admits to withholding information on his application for admission to the New York State Bar, and has no intention of remedying these omissions. Given that Mr. Gould has left important information from his bar application, is he likely to be admitted to practice law in the state of New York? 2. Mr. Gould has divulged…

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  • First Presidential Debate Summary

    First Presidential Debate After watching the first of three presidential debates, I felt that, despite the unconventional campaigns of 2016, the debate proved informative and revealing of both candidates. Moderated by NBC News anchor Lester Holt, the debate took place at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The primary topics of the debate were released one week before the debate (“CPD”). While the questions were not released prior to the debate,…

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  • Persuasive Speech Comparison-Hillary Clinton Speech In Beijing (1995)

    rights and women rights are human rights once for all" (Clinton) during the U.N conferences set in Beijing, China. During her time as the first lady, Hillary Clinton gave this speech on Women Rights as it was leading concern to her. Furthermore, the historical significance, delivery, organization, and persuasive techniques were apparent across her speech. The major historical significance at the time of Clinton 's speech was important factor and event in which influenced her speech…

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  • Biography Of Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is the Democratic Candidate running for the position of the President of the United States. The former first lady born on October 26, 1947 in Chicago Illinois, has always been an active advocate of the party. As a young woman she campaigned for the then Republican candidate nominee Barry Goldwater in 1964 and after listening to a powerful speech by Reverend Martin Luther Ling Jr she entered into public service and became a Democrat in 1968. Hilary graduated from Yale…

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