The file linked to directly below this introduction is copy of the Road Use Agreement successfully implemented in the Town of Conklin, New York. Other towns and communities could consider adopting it or using it as a model as they formulate similar measures to mitigate road damage concerns and protect the taxpayers from bearing the costs for repairs caused by Natural Gas Development.
On Monday October 24, 2011 Broome County Attorney William L. Gibson Jr. provided the following presentation regarding the approach Broome County is taking towards mitigating the risk of adverse impacts due to natural gas related road use. The files below are his presentation and the collected exhibits he provided.
On Monday October 24, 2011 Yvonne E. Hennessey, a partner of The West Law Firm, provided the following presentation describing the approach industry is taking towards mitigating the risk of adverse impacts due to natrual gas related road use. The files below are her presentation and a sample road use agreement.