The proposed Constitution Pipeline will run from Susquehanna County in Pennsylvania to Schoharie County in New York, with a large part through through Delaware County, New York.
The new Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Franklin show the reach of the Special Flood Hazard Zone (a.k.a flood plain) according to the Flood Damage Prevention Law, passed at the April Town Board meeting as Local Law 2012-1. Our one flood plain extends from the East Sidney Reservoir up the Ouleout Creek to just above […]
In the last few months, everything has changed – but in reality, nothing has changed. What has changed? The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company seems to have dropped its Northeast Extension Project, after the partnership of Williams and Cabot announced their Constitution Pipeline. Instead of moving the gas from the Tennessee #300 pipeline, the gas will […]
A primer for getting the most you can from eminent domain The Constitution Pipeline repeats the Marcy South power line experience in that hundreds of land owners in Delaware County will lose control of parts of their property for inadequate compensation — even though the project is of little benefit to residents. Unwilling owners will […]
The proposed Constitution Pipeline would carry gas from the Marcellus gas fields of Pennsylvania to the intersection of the Tennessee #200 and the Iroquois pipelines in the Town of Wright, Schoharie County, NY. For more information in this issue of The New Franklin Register, see: Constitutional Confiscation? Déjà Vu All Over Again
Nature has a way of always surprising us, and this year is no exception. We had a very warm winter with little snow. Snow is the best winter mulch there is, and if it arrives and stays on the ground throughout the cold months, it melts slowly into ground that never quite freezes. Excellent for […]
…or live to regret it? A short while ago, I drove down Route 17 to Middletown, NY, in order to meet my daughter at the train station there. Route 17 is being “upgraded” to Interstate 86 at a cost of who knows how many gazillions of taxpayer dollars. According to the New York State DOT […]
We are the Responsible Associated Landowners of New York State. We are REAL NYS. We are a newly formed association of landowners fighting back against the gas companies that say the majority of landowners in New York State want fracking. They’re claiming that owners representing over 77,000 acres of land are pro-fracking. We believe we […]