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October 22, 2016
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Highland adopts Local Law 3; fourth Sullivan County town to ban gas drilling

“I strongly believe that a community has the right of self-destiny also known as ‘home rule’ and it is abundantly clear that this community overwhelmingly wants to ban fracking from our borders,” said Boyar. “Most of the people in the Town of Highland want to maintain the beauty and tranquility of our area and do not want to live in an industrial landscape. If Democracy is to have any meaning here, we must heed the will of the people.”