Finger Lakes Residents Worried By Plan To Store Fracking Byproducts

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The U.S. Salt plant in Schuyler County, N.Y., on the shores of Seneca Lake. (Julie Grant/The Allegheny Front)

Tourism is a $3 billion-a-year industry in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York.

The area is known for its wine vineyards, beautiful scenery and trout fishing. But, as Julie Grant from Here & Now contributor The Allegheny Front reports, a controversial plan to store fracking byproducts in salt caverns on Seneca Lake has many residents concerned.


Julie Grant, managing editor at The Allegheny Front. She tweets @AFrontJulie.

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