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Poisonous combo

Wine and fracking don’t mix, according to vineyard owners

Fred Frank poses for a photo in his vineyard at Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars in Hammondsport on Tuesday.
Fred Frank poses for a photo in his vineyard at Dr. Konstantin Frank Vinifera Wine Cellars in Hammondsport on Tuesday.
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The hillside vineyards of New York’s Finger Lakes region make money producing fine Rieslings and inviting tourists to sip white wine by the water’s edge. Now winery owners are worried about the prospect of a grittier kind of economic development: gas drilling. Some grape growers fear that if shale gas drilling, or fracking, is allowed in this region of postcard-perfect hills and crystal-clear lakes, the muddy well sites and rumbling trucks will not only endanger ...


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rjk1915
October 29, 2012
11:39 a.m.

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Have any of the people on either side of this argument ever seen a fracking uperatio ?

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