Sunday, October 7, 2012
Op-ed column: Pipeline another effort to exploit besieged Schoharie Valley
By Tom Smith
Flooding in the Schoharie valley is a fact of life, though the New York City DEP can help control the volume of it. However, it takes only the New York state government — beginning with our local representatives — to start speaking in unison to stop the onrush to exploit, and thereby destroy, an historical area where people wish to embrace a rural way of life in relative peace....