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Op-ed column: Fear-mongering replaced facts in opinion piece on Schoharie pipeline

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Oh my! The July 1 Sunday Opinion section featured a piece by Karen Cookson that shows that fear-mongering is alive and well. Cookson’s opinion is just that. I will try to present some facts, and a thought process showing we do not live in a risk-free world. First, we should look at needs. Why would a company invest hundreds of millions of dollars to construct a pipeline? Certainly not to “destroy the environment,” as there ...

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July 15, 2012
10:02 a.m.

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Good job Mr. Wege of putting things into perspective. Let's hope that that many people read and understand the simple facts of life. Unfortunately the extreme environmentalists are continually pounding away with their fear-mongering, so it will be a long unending battle to keep the real world facts in the public eye. Thanks again...