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Millennium Pipeline Extension Through Broome Contemplated

The Millennium Pipeline that carries natural gas from the Marcellus Shale drilling operations to distribution sites throughout the Northeast could be expanding.

Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has sent letters to municipal officials in Broome County indicating it is considering installing a 60 mile extension from the Town of Union to the Syracuse area

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Susquehanna County Gas Compressor Station Fire Investigated

Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania Sheriff's officials say a fire at a gas compressor site in Brooklyn Township was quickly put out but deputies and fire crews remained on the scene for hours.

The Williams Central Compressor Station on Turnpike Road was reported on fire shortly after 11:00 p

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton/ Johnson City Sewer Plant Repairs Scheduled

A $60 million renovation project at the Binghamton/Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant is due to get started in a little less than a year.

Johnson City and City of Binghamton officials met May 13th to discuss construction plans for the jointly owned facility on Vestal Road

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Owego Drivers Urged To Watch Out For Turtles

People who drive in parts of Tioga County are being advised to look out for turtles.

In recent years, residents concerned for the safety of the snapping turtles that cross roadways in Owego have erected signs to warn motorists

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Wastewater Violations Charged At Broome Projects

A Rochester-area company and two of its employees have been accused of illegally discharging polluted water from Broome County demolition projects.

United States Attorney Richard Hartunian Thursday announced Crane-Hogan Structural Systems of Spencerport was charged in a felony indictment in connection with work during 2008 and 2009

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Fracking Foes Send More Letters To Cuomo

People fighting approval of high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York state are sending more messages to Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Walter Hang of Ithaca-based Toxics Targeting says the governor should ensure that a comprehensive public health impact study is conducted before a final decision is made regarding fracking

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Fracking Ban Upheld in Dryden and Middlefield

Dryden and Middlefield are within their rights to ban hydraulic fracture drilling for natural gas.

A New York State appeals court has ruled that municipalities can regulate land use through code legislation while the state is responsible for overseeing the technology and safety where drilling is taking place

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Facebook photo courtesy of Ross Park Zoo
Facebook photo courtesy of Ross Park Zoo

Artic Fox and Free T-Shirts at Binghamton Zoo This Weekend

August, the Artic fox has arrived at Ross Park Zoo on Morgan Road, Binghamton.

Starting this weekend, the two year old fox will be on exhibit at Ross Park. Also, the zoo will be giving away free Binghamton Zoo t-shirts to the first 700 visitors Saturday, May 4

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

No Timetable for Deciding Fracking Issue in New York

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration is again backing away from saying when a decision will be made on a matter that could profoundly impact the economy of the Southern Tier and Central New York

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Photo by Kathy Whyte
Photo by Kathy Whyte

Broome-Tioga County Water Quality Survey Underway

A group dedicated to protecting water resources is looking for help in collecting data about local water quality.

The Broome-Tioga Stormwater Coalition, along with Broome County, has come up with a survey dealing with water quality management

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Category: Environment, Health

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