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Top environmentalist dropped as Spitzer's APA chairman pick

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Governor Eliot Spitzer has withdrawn his top choice to head the Adirondack Park Agency. The governor's office confirmed on Friday that Richard Booth won't serve as chairman, a job that came with a $30,000 salary. He will instead be appointed as a rank-and-file board member. As Brian Mann reports, the shift was a victory for state Senator Betty Little and local government groups.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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