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By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 10, 2012 - 3:09 pm
Above: Detail from a map showing over a dozen alternate routes proposed by the Constitution Pipeline Company. Full map embedded below. Source: Constitution Pipeline website. The company behind the Constitution Pipeline, which has held several public... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 24, 2012 - 3:50 pm
Above: Detail from a map showing the proposed route of the Constitution Pipeline. If built, the Constitution Pipeline will transport natural gas from northern Pennsylvania to existing pipelines that pass through Schoharie County. Source: Constitution... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2012 - 11:37 am
On Tuesday, at their regular town meeting, the Highland town council voted 5-0 to ban natural gas drilling and exploration within town limits. Highland is now the fourth Sullivan County town to pass a local bans on gas drilling, joining Bethel, Tusten and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012 - 10:25 pm
In the last year, several towns in Sullivan County have passed resolutions banning or imposing a moratorium on gas drilling within town borders. Last week, according to news accounts in the River Reporter and Sullivan County Democrat, the town of Delaware... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 8, 2012 - 6:00 pm
A natural-gas compressor station. Photo by Penn State Live; published to Flickr under Creative Commons license. The Sullivan County Democrat reports today that the Millenium Pipeline Company is seeking to build a natural-gas compressor station in the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 - 8:30 pm
In recent weeks, two different companies have publicly discussed plans for natural gas pipelines that would cross through the Leatherstocking region and northern Catskills in upstate New York. The prospect of a major new natural gas pipeline in the region... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 - 12:47 pm
Last Thursday, October 13, the Sidney Town Board voted to grant the Leatherstocking Gas Company a public franchise agreement, which will allow it to build a natural gas pipeline through Sidney, Coventry, and Bainbridge. According to a video of the... Read more
By wateradmin on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 - 11:00 am
"Potshots," by Bovina artist Gary Mayer, runs every Sunday. You can see Gary's collected Sunday cartoons by clicking here. (To see the cartoon in more detail, click the image.) Mayer is an artist who's lived in Bovina for the past seven years.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 18, 2011 - 10:47 am
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce has released its study of the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, and it reports that energy companies have injected instant coffee, walnut hulls, and the highly toxic cancer-causing... Read more


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