The Dirt on Basil Seggos – Cuomo’s Disastrous Pick to Run the DEC

investigateEarly last week MDN told you about NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s disastrous new pick to run the Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the agency that oversees oil and gas drilling in the Empire State (see Disaster at NY DEC: Cuomo Nominates Anti-Driller to Helm Agency). It was early days, but we offered up evidence that we felt show the anti-drilling tendencies of Basil Seggos to head the DEC. MDN friend Tom Shepstone has done some more of his superb investigative work and presents “the rest of the story.” Tom says not only were our suspicions about Seggos correct, it’s even worse than we had imagined. It’s a big, incestuous mess that all leads back to the odious NRDC…

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