Hudson Valley News
7:06 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Minisink Compressor Case Comes Before U.S. Court Of Appeals

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

A case concerning a New York natural-gas compressor station in Orange County comes before a U.S. Court of Appeals Thursday morning.

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Hudson Valley News
2:04 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Protestors of Compressor Station Hold a Rally

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

The construction of a natural gas compressor station on a residential road in the Orange County Town of Minisink began in the fall; and activists and residents held a rally over the weekend in protest. They say their residential and agricultural town is not the place for the compressor station.

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New York News
7:59 pm
Thu February 14, 2013

NY town of 9/11 workers wages gas pipeline fight

Credit Stop The Compressor

MINISINK, N.Y. (AP) — A town known as a haven for retired New York City police officers and firefighters is battling the construction of a natural gas compressor station designed to help ease a power crunch in the nation's largest city. 

Residents of Minisink want federal regulators to make the pipeline company move the industrial facility to a more remote company-owned site that's farther from homes and farms.

Residents say they worry about health effects from the station. Studies haven't proved a link between compressor stations and illness.

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