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Marcellus Shale News Compilation

New Documents Reveal Seneca Lake Pollution

New documents released by an environmental advocacy group are showing that Seneca Lake has been polluted multiple times over the past decade.

Environmental Firm Outlines More Pollution Fines to Crestwood

WATKINS GLEN (WENY) -- WENY has been following the ongoing battle between Crestwood Midstream and the environmentalists who say the company is continuing to pollute the finger lakes. Over the course of this ongoing battle, the environmental firm Toxics Targeting has consistently informed residents of toxic spills into our lakes--many of which they say are at the hands of the Crestwood/US Salt facility

Save Owasco Now group calls on state and federal government for more help

Walter Hang, from Toxics Targeting in Ithaca, speaks during the Save Owasco Now community forum on Monday on Owasco Lake and safe drinking water. (Photo: Kevin Rivoli, The Citizen)

AURELIUS — Founding members of the Cayuga Anti-Fracking Alliance have come together again, but this time under a new name with a new cause. Called Save Owasco Now, the group spearheaded by Auburn City Councilor Terry Cuddy, gathered for its first public meeting Monday night to discuss action items for combating blue-green algae toxins in Owasco Lake, the drinking source for more than 45,000 Cayuga County residents.

Environmental Advocates Call on DEC for Action on Abandoned Southern Tier Pipeline

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- Environmental advocates are calling on the DEC to do something about an abandoned pipeline in the Southern Tier.

Activists express concerns over local abandoned pipeline


One of the first fuel pipelines built in the 1800s has some fracktivists concerned about its corrosion and pollution.

Environmental Activist Calls for In-Depth Investigation of 'Ancient' Pipeline

An environmental activist has called on the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to require an in-depth investigation of a no longer functioning crude oil pipeline that runs through parts of Upstate New York.