Mar 28, 2007 — Hunting won't be the only North Country issue that Pete Grannis faces as DEC commissioner. Yesterday, Senator Joe Griffo, who represents part of St. Lawrence and all of Lewis County, questioned the Assemblyman about his attitude toward 4-wheeled recreational vehicles on state land. Grannis described ATVs as "destructive." Senator Betty Little, whose district includes much of the Adirondacks, also quizzed Grannis about a range of issues, including sports fishing access on Lake Champlain and the reintroduction of wolves. Speaking after the vote with Brian Mann, Little said many in the region are worried that Grannis will push for more land purchases and tighter regulations in the Adirondack Park.