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Opponents of Town of Fenton natural gas compressor ramp up efforts

PORT DICKINSON, N.Y. - Opponents of the Fenton natural gas compressor and trucking terminal are ramping up their efforts to stop the project.

8/1/17 Statement from Senator Fred Akshar on the NG Advantage Compressor Station Project in Hillcrest

I've said from the beginning that I'm pro-economic development, pro-business and I've supported Natural Gas development in New York State from the start.

In everything I do as State Senator, I try to take a bottom-up approach. I've spent hours meeting with stakeholders and listening to all sides of the Town of Fenton compressor station issue, from community residents to local government officials to school district representatives to representatives of NG Advantage.

Walter Hang's 7/17/17 Request that Governor Cuomo Reject the Proposed "No Further Action" Remedy for the Ithaca Falls Overlook, DEC Site #: E755018, 125 Lake Street, Ithaca, NY 14850

July 17, 2017

Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo
Governor of New York State
The Capitol
Albany, NY 12224


I respectfully write to request that you require your Department of Environmental Conservation to reject its "No Further Action" so-called "remedy" proposed for the Ithaca Falls Overlook, DEC Site #: E755018, 125 Lake Street, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Environmental Analyst: NG Advantage Misleading Fenton Residents

A study conducted by four environmental experts reveals NG Advantage is misleading residents by comparing its proposed natural gas site in Fenton to the one in Milton, Vermont.

Assemblywoman Lifton calls for moratorium on lake salt mining

A request for a moratorium on salt mining under Cayuga Lake has drawn sharp disagreement from Cargill Cayuga Salt Mine representatives.

Lawmakers calling on DEC to stop salt mine expansion

ITHACA (WENY) - Cayuga Salt Mine has been in operation for nearly 100 years. Now, Lawmakers are calling on the DEC to put an end to under water expansion.

Assemblywoman urges halt in Cargill salt mine expansion below Cayuga Lake

ITHACA, N.Y. – In a press conference Thursday morning, Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton voiced concern for future mining activity below Cayuga Lake, calling for a moratorium on expansions of the Cargill salt mine, a proposal which has mine workers concerned.

State Assemblywoman announces Cargill Mine letter in contentious press conference

ITHACA– The State Assemblywoman to the Ithaca area announced Thursday that she would be speaking out against salt mining underneath Cayuga Lake.

Lifton calls for stop to mining under Cayuga Lake

Long the subject of scrutiny by the local scientific community, the Cargill Salt Mine in Lansing has attracted the attention of Tompkins County’s voice on the New York State Assembly, Barbara Lifton, who has joined the group of those opposed to further salt mining under Cayuga Lake.

Assembly members call to stop Cayuga Lake salt mining expansion

LANSING, N.Y. -- There's a new call to stop the expansion of salt mining under Cayuga Lake - and to move operations out from under the water.

New York State Assembly Official Welcome 6/15/17

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Public Comments Due On "No Further Action" Label For Ithaca Falls Overlook

The Fall Creek Gorge in Ithaca, NY.

Monday is the deadline for public comments on the cleanup status of the Ithaca Falls Overlook.

Court puts temporary stop to Fenton natural gas station development

NG Advantage representatives tried to allay fears expressed by Town of Fenton residents who say the company's natural gas transfer station poses a potential threat to the health and safety of neighbors.

A judge's order has halted construction on a Town of Fenton natural gas transfer station just as developers try to allay fears voiced by opponents who claim the project poses serious hazards.

Environmentalists Call on Governor Cuomo to Halt Fenton Natural Gas Compressor Station

Environmentalists on Friday were calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to put a moratorium on the controversial Town of Fenton natural gas compressor station and other projects like it.

Environmental firm opposes Town of Fenton natural gas compressor station

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - An Ithaca-based Environmental firm is calling on the state to stop the operation of a gas trucking terminal in the Town of Fenton.


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