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National Study Says Fracking Doesn’t Contaminate Water

 

The U.S. Department of Energy has completed a study into the impact of hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas in Western Pennsylvania on nearby drinking water aquifers.

The study shows no evidence that chemicals from fracking migrated into the water source.  R

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NYSEG Monitoring Weather-Related Stress

New York State Electric and Gas is urging customers to conserve energy as the hot, humid weather persists across the region.

NYSEG officials say they don't anticipate any problems in meeting power needs

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Holding Hearing On Business Zoning

Binghamton City Council is planning to hold a public hearing on a proposal designed to streamline zoning regulations for business operators and developers.

The session is scheduled for Wednesday evening at 6:30 at Binghamton City Hall

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Fine Leveled in Sherburne Wire Plant Accident

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says a Chenango County copper wire manufacturer is agreeing to pay a close to $33,000 fine after a worker was sprayed with molten copper in an explosion in February

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Vestal Rail Trail Treats Now Available

Years after the historic Rounds Coalhouse building was moved from a site west of North Main Street in Vestal to the Rail Trail, the work on renovating the iconic structure has been finished and is being celebrated

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Binghamton Gas Prices On The Rise

Drivers around the Twin Tiers already are paying higher gasoline prices than a week ago and the increases are likely to continue.

Some Binghamton-area gas stations have raised pump prices by 14 cents a gallon in the last ten days

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Huge Progress in Goodwill Theatre Restoration on Southern Tier Close Up

The CEO of the Goodwill Theatre Project, Inc. Naima Kradjian, speaking on the local, weekly public affairs program, Southern Tier Close Up July 13, says there are exciting developments in the work to restore the Goodwill Theatre building on Willow Street, Johnson City to bring it back to lifer

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Village Ponders Future Of Endicott Interconnect

Elected officials and residents of Broome County are expressing concern in the aftermath of the bankruptcy filing by Endicott Interconnect Technologies.

The company started operations in late 2002 with two-thousand employees

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Endicott Interconnect Technologies Files For Bankruptcy

Just eleven years after its creation was announced by Governor George Pataki, Endicott Interconnect Technologies has filed for bankruptcy.

The move, first reported by the Press & Sun-Bulletin, could clear the way for EIT to continue operations while restructuring its finances.

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Old Binghamton Press Building Could Go Residential

A 12-story downtown Binghamton building that once was home to a newspaper could be turned into a residential tower.

Mark Yonaty of Greater Binghamton Development is expressing optimism about the future of the former Press Building at 19 Chenango Street

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