January 8, 2010

Natural gas fire in water-well drilling

No, this has nothing to do with Marcellus Shale gas exploration - it's just an unfortunate problem that's been a risk of water drilling here for a while. Etna, Freeville, and Dryden firefighters responded to a fire at a water-well drill that encountered a natural gas pocket on its way down.

County Legislator Martha Robertson sought dismissal of her driving on a suspended license charge in City of Ithaca court Wednesday.

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