Deposit at the Crossroads

Matt Richmond
September 25, 2012

The debate over hydraulic fracturing in New York has opened deep divides in Southern Tier towns like Deposit. As the Department Environmental Conservation nears a decision on fracking in New York, supporters and opponents both believe that the decision will make all the difference in preserving their way of life.


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