TV News LIES

Wednesday, Feb 22nd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Environment NY town of 9/11 workers wages gas pipeline fight

NY town of 9/11 workers wages gas pipeline fight

E-mail Print PDF

FrackingAfter four months helping in ground zero recovery post-Sept. 11, New York City Police Officer Nick Russo sought respite by moving with his family to the rolling hills of Orange County, on the northern fringe of the metropolitan area.

The county has gotten a reputation as a haven for generations of retired or commuting police and firefighters from the city; the hamlet of Westtown wears the nickname "Guns & Hoses."

"I had restricted lung breathing, stomach problems" related to breathing toxic dust at ground zero, Russo said. "I just wanted to get away from all the pollution in the city."

Now, Russo and others in the town of Minisink are battling what they say is another health threat. He has banded with other residents to fight the $43 million Minisink Compressor Project on the Millennium Pipeline, designed to help ease the power crunch in New York City, an hour's drive to the south.

"So I move up here, next to the beautiful cows and farms," Russo said. "And now here I am fighting a compressor station on farmland right down the road."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


New EPA head Scott Pruitt's emails reveal close ties with fossil fuel interests

Scott Pruitt emails reveal ties with fossil fuel interestsThe close relationship between Scott Pruitt, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and fossil...

Standing Rock: DoJ steps up aggression against those still battling the pipeline

Dakota pipeline protestsubree Peckham darted through the hallways of the casino, desperate for answers. Word had spread that...

Protesters Pray and Set Fire at Dakota Access Pipeline Camp Ahead of Shutdown

Dakota pipeline shutdownThe last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to...

California storms: rains drench the north as south braces for huge hit

California stormsHeavy rain has returned to California with the first in a fresh series of storms moving...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!