Thursday, April 25, 2013

Jail time in Schuyler, Chemung doesn't daunt spirits of Inergy protesters

With Seneca Lake in the background, Sandra Steingraber addresses supporters in their battle against the Inergy plan to store gas in the Town of Reading. 

Sandra Steingraber of Trumansburg, Michael Dineen of Ovid and Melissa Chipman of Hector told a cheering crowd of about 60 supporters in Watkins Glen that eight days in jail did nothing to change their minds about the danger of explosion, increased air pollution and other industrially related issues posed by the project.“I came out of jail re-forged for the fight,” Steingraber said. “We should not be the proving grounds for this industrial experiment.”

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