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On the safety of mining salt under Lake Cayuga

… an evaluation of the safety of salt mining under Lake Cayuga

Open Letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYSDEC on the Safety of Continued Salt Mining under Lake Cayuga

This open letter to the New York State Department of Conservation and Governor Andrew Cuomo reviews arguments by Cayuga Lake Environmental Action Now (CLEAN) that the NYSDEC should reverse their negative finding that allows emplacement of Shaft #4.  It finds that Shaft #4 poses no substantial risk of mine flooding, and that there is no reason to believe that the NYSDEC’s current yearly monitoring of the Cargill Mine will fail to assure continued safe salt mining under Lake Cayuga.

Cayuga Salt Open Letter to NYSDEC

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