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Landowners Say the Fracking Fight Isn’t Over

A group of property owners with a stake in natural gas exploration in New York State say they are not ruling out launching a lawsuit against state officials for banning hydraulic fracturing in the state indefinitely

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Town of Union Flooded Trailers Must be Removed

Several trailers in Endicott that were heavily damaged by the 2011 flood and have been sitting vacant will be torn down in a matter of days whether the owners take responsibility or not.

Town of Union officials have posted signs on the properties off Laurelton Drive saying the trailers must be removed from the site by January 12 or they will be demolished by the town and the bill sent to the owners

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WNBF News/ Roger Neel Photo

Broome County to Recycle Christmas Trees

The Broome County Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Services is starting to accept Christmas trees for recycling.

Trees can be dropped off, free of decorations and tinsel, at Grippen Park through January 10

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Ethan Miller/Getty Images
Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Pennyslvania Pines Pilfered

Law enforcement officials in Bradford County are investigating what goes beyond just the theft of a tree… it might even be classified a conifer massacre.

A South Creek Township couple report someone cut down and took about 40 blue spruce trees from their property on Doty Hill Road December 10

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Gas Pipeline Settles for Northern Pennsylvania Spills

The Tennessee Gas Pipeline is being cited for illegal dumpsites in Susquehanna,Wayne, Pike and Potter Counties.

Pennsylvania Environmental Protection officials say the pipeline company will pay a $210,000 penalty, bankroll a program to clean up the dump sites at a cost of $540,000 and pay $50,000 in recovery costs

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Mail Delivery Slowed By Snow

Treacherous road conditions in the Syracuse area affected the delivery of mail in the Southern Tier today.

Mail for Binghamton-area homes and businesses is processed in Onondaga County.

Maureen Marion, a United States Postal Service spokeswoman, says some trucks hauling mail bound for Binghamton were delayed this morning because of road closures

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Asks Motorists to Prepare for Storm

From the office of Binghamton Mayor, Richard David:

In preparation for significant snowfall, city officials urge residents to clear streets and utilize off-street parking.
As major snow accumulations are expected, Mayor Richard C

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News
Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Constitution Pipeline Developer Threatens Land Grab

The company recently cleared to construct a major natural gas transmission pipeline through the Twin Tiers, is threatening to seize land for the development from reluctant landowners.

The Albany Times Union newspaper has obtained a letter sent to landowners in the path of the Constitution Pipeline, stating that they have until December 10 to accept offered prices for their property or have their land taken through eminent domain at possibly lower prices.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Apalachin Preserve Nestled In Middle Of Highway

A nature preserve in Tioga County is hidden in plain site. The Apalachin Marsh is situated between the eastbound and westbound lanes of future Interstate 86, just a few miles east of Owego.

The marsh is maintained and managed by the Waterman Conservation Education Center under an agreement with the New York State Department of Transportation

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Kathy Whyte/ DEC website
Kathy Whyte/ DEC website

Hillcrest Contamination Comments Accepted

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting comments from the public on plans to clean up chemical contamination at the TCMF Hillcrest facility on Nowlan Road.  The comments will be accepted through January 19

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