Minisink, NY, located in Orange County (pop. approx. 5,000) consists of 3 hamlets: Westtown, Unionville, and Johnson. It is a largely agricultural township, being located in NY’s prized ‘Black Dirt Region.’ However, with Minisink’s close proximity to NYC, we are
Minisink Matters Our Mission: Minisink Matters endeavors to give a meaningful voice to the Minisink community of Orange County, NY. We are committed to remaining informed, unified, and vocal in regard to the decisions being made in our community
Here is a selection of press releases, and in the next section you will find links to our most relevant legal documents. Press Releases RALLY TO PROTECT NY FARMS in UNION SQUARE PARK ON OCTOBER 26th Press Release 10-16
Your donation, small or large, is most appreciated. All donations we receive go directly into legal costs for our case at the U.S. Court of Appeals, expert testimony related to our case, administrative outreach efforts, and air monitoring in the
On Monday July 7 2014, Millennium Pipeline Company will be performing an annual Emergency Shutdown Test (EST) at the Minisink Compressor Station. Millennium Pipeline Company, with FERC and NYSDEP approval, will be venting natural gas and other emissions into the air of ours and neighboring communities during daylight hours. There will also be loud noise activity throughout the day. Perfect! It is summer time when we all like to be outside. If you know of any teams, clubs, camps or sports that will be practicing in the area Monday, please be aware that this gas & emissions venting will be going on. Be careful outside on Monday July 7 2014.
Our ally and colleague, Maura Stephens, in conjunction with VICE journalist Peter Rugh’s recent light-shedding and very publicly received article on Minisink, has launched an articulate, formidable petition and campaign concerning the appalling lack of action by Senators Gillibrand and
Many Thanks to journalist Peter Rugh for trekking up to Minisink to see it all for himself, and writing this piece for VICE News about our continued struggle, our story. The original piece was published June 19th and can be