QUICK LINKS:

Finger Lakes wineries oppose gas storage facility

Updated: 07/30/2014 9:23 AM
Created: 07/30/2014 8:55 AM WNYT.com
By: WNYT Staff

Finger Lakes wineries are coming to Albany Wednesday with a message for the governor and legislature.

They oppose an effort to issue permits for a gas storage facility.

The gas storage site would be inside abandoned salt caverns along Seneca Lake.

But the wineries worry about a threat to the drinking water and its effect on wine growing.

New York's wine industry is the 3rd largest in the nation.

Albany

Broken Clouds
53°
67° | 39°
  • Feels like: 53° F
  • Wind: N 8mph
  • Humidity: 71%