<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>LONG LAKE — Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said Adirondack Park policymaking should be based on striking the right balance between preservation and economic development.</p>

<p>“The economy and the environment are mutually dependent — they don’t have to compete,” said Hochul.</p>

<p>The state’s second-in-command spoke Wednesday, July 15 at the Common Ground Alliance, the annual forum that brings together stakeholders from across the Adirondack Park to discuss ways to map out the region’s future.</p></div></div></div>