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Connections: Debating the proposed trash incinerator in the Finger Lakes

Apr 11, 2018

Is a trash incinerator in the Finger Lakes a good idea for economic reasons or is it a bad idea to keep more garbage in a tourism-centered place? The debate focuses on a proposed project that some say is a necessary jobs creator, while others call it a potential disaster for a region focused on agriculture and tourism.

Our guests debate the project.

  • Michael Warren Thomas, talk show host and advocate for the Finger Lakes region
  • Alan Knauf, lawyer representing Circular enerG