complete opposition to drilling

I feel like I’m living in a dream world. What is wrong with you people? All you people who call yourselves environmentalists, conservationists etc etc etc? Am I hearing this correctly? You want a moratorium on drilling in the Catskills? Thats akin to saying hey we are going to remove your genitals, but we will give you 120 days to try and figure out how best to regulate it. REGULATE IT?
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Plum Island – Want To Buy A Former Animal Disease Center?

Plum Island is a part of Southold, New York in Gardiner Bay, off the eastern end of the North Fork coast of Long Island. When America’s age of internal paranoia set in during the Cold War, the island was the known center for a military base and animal disease center called “Lab 257″. When Lab 257 was fully operational, access was limited only to select scientists and special guests. Popular word is that strange animal experiments were the work of its shadowy operatives. Lab 257 is where some individuals believe the Montauk Monster originated. But those glory days are (allegedly) long gone. Plum Island is up for sale, reports local WCBS TV.
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April 25, 2010, Albany Times Union: Gas drill plan still offers peril


Gas drill plan still offers peril
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First published: Sunday, April 25, 2010
There’s been an unexpected great leap over what to do about the high-volume natural gas drilling proposed for New York’s Southern Tier and into the Catskills.

Many who are skeptical of drilling are going to love it and rejoice. But wait, there may still be a snake or two in the woodpile for those who want to see a wider ban. In truth, it just got harder to stop the gas industry from more or less getting its way.

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