This week’s letters (7/28-8/4)


Anti-fracking, pro Opus 40

Saugerties Supervisor Greg Helsmoortel and the Town Board are to be congratulated for their actions to protect and save two jewels in Saugerties. First, they petitioned Governor Cuomo and the Department of Environmental Conservation to “forthrightly act to protect the water resources of the Blue Mountain Reservoir by prohibiting the use of hydrofracking (fracking) or any similar technology for the purpose of extracting natural gas resources from the shale resources underlying the town of Saugerties and the watershed of the Blue Mountain Reservoir”. If prohibition of fracking is good enough for . . .

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